In a somewhat belated incursion into the international debate about the threat of organised crime, Federal and State governments in Australia have chosen to represent the 'menace' as an attack on the institution of the state as much as a physical and financial danger to society. This is consistent with the approaches of governments in the United States and Italy in constructing the reality of the Mafia.
Mafias, Terrorism, Moral principles, Criminal sanctions, Terrorists, Government corruption
Criminal Law | Law and Society | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance
Australian Institute of Political Science
Organised Crime as Terrorism. (1986). Australian Quarterly. 58, (3), 286-296. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/1993
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