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The Mafia - organised crime

The Mafia. Laurie Taylor explores the nature of organised crime from Sicily to Japan and Britain.

The Mafia and organised crime from Sicily to Japan and the UK. Laurie Taylor talks to Federico Varese, Professor of Criminology at Oxford University. He has charted the daily life of people working for the mafia and the ways in which it is being impacted by changes in technology and the movement of people and money. They're joined by Ann Veron, documentary maker and co-author of a new study on the role of Mafia women and by Paul Lashmar, an academic at City University and investigative journalist with a specialism in organised crime.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes