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Author Chu, Yiu Kong, 1962-

Title The triads as business [electronic resource] / Yiu Kong Chu.

Imprint London : Routledge, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 167 p.
Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 6
Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Triads, business, and markets -- Pt. I. The triads. 2. Origins. 3. Organisation -- Pt. II. Legal markets. 4. Protection against extortionists. 5. Protection against competitors: traditional operations. 6. Protection against competitors: recent operations. 7. Dispute settlement -- Pt. III. Illegal markets. 8. Drug dealing. 9. Gambling. 10. Prostitution -- Pt. IV. International markets. 11. Drug trafficking. 12. Human smuggling -- Pt. V. Implications and reflections. 13. Are triads extortionists, entrepreneurs, or protectors? 14. International triad movement: emigration or reversion? 15. New directions in the study of triads -- Appendix 1. Data sources -- Appendix 2. The formation of the Tiandihui -- Appendix 3. The 14K -- Appendix 4. Translation of a triad expulsion order -- Appendix 5. The Big Circle Boys -- Appendix 6. An actress's experience with triads.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Triads (Organized crime)
Triads (Organized crime) -- China -- Hong Kong.
Secret societies -- China -- Hong Kong.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0203030001
0415170923 (hb)

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