[automatically translated] Reflections and analysis on the subject of gangs and criminal groups have occupied - until a few years ago - rather casually female figures. In particular, studies on the organization Cosa Nostra mafia, they are limited for a long time to take note of the "historic" exclusion of women from the public sphere of power and the exercise of formally and explicitly recognized within the criminal consortium functions. For his part, even the Mafia organization has always, instrumentally, anxious to stress - particularly in relation to the outside world - the strangeness of women relative to the organizational structure of the group, characterized by a rigid monosexuality, in which the female figures are simple functions of trustees quiet family were recognized,
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)LXV-LVIII
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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Dino, A. (2004). Donne e mafia. NARCOMAFIE, 2004, LXV-LVIII.