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Les évolutions contemporaines du Milieu français (1994-2006). Une étude des archives de la Cour d'Appel d'Aix-en-Provence

Abstract : : Based on the notion of criminal milieu and mafia, thethesis examines 94 cases of criminal conspiracy tried at the Court of Appeal of Aix-en-Provence todescribe the evolution of French organized crime, particularly Corso-Marseille. The latter is reputedto be the most important in France, thanks to its long-standing presence and its indigenousorganisation. We wish to confront the French notion of "grand banditism" with the internationalnotions of "organised crime" and "mafia", in order to understand the evolution of these groups interms of organisation, networks and power.In the first part, after presenting the methodology, the myths that inform much of the generalliterature on social change in criminal groups are reviewed, followed by an analysis of recentlegislation concerning criminal groups. The second examines the social composition of the populationconstructed from the records, the structure of criminal enterprises and the network structure definedby these groups.Among the main results, the thesis shows the presence of extra-legal forms of governance in theFrench illicit markets, where the position of authority is highlighted by the detection of structural holeswithin the general network, which represents a first form of mafia-like organisation in several AngloSaxon and Italian studies.
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Tommaso Giuriati. Les évolutions contemporaines du Milieu français (1994-2006). Une étude des archives de la Cour d'Appel d'Aix-en-Provence. Sociologie. Université Pascal Paoli, 2021. Français. ⟨NNT : 2021CORT0018⟩. ⟨tel-03558885⟩



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