Sunday, October 18, 2020

Nicola Gentile in context

October 2020 issue contents - Analysis

Analysis:

Agencies were slow to use Mafia revelations

Nicola Gentile in context

By David Critchley


"Having explored the great historical value of Gentile’s life story, we end this issue with an examination of the impacts of the Gentile exposures on law enforcement and criminal justice policies. Gentile’s account of life in his Onorata Società or Cosa Nostra never achieved prominence in either field, though known to scholars since the 1960s. We attempt to understand why his published experiences did not have the real-world impact they deserved..."


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