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Preface to the English Edition

Introduction: The Art of Raccomandazione

Chapter 1. The Ethnographic Setting
Chapter 2. Patronage/Clientelism:  Some Theoretical Considerations
Chapter 3. Toward a Poetics of Patronage
Chapter 4. Raccomandazione, Tangente and Mafia:  An “Amoral” Family of Genres
Chapter 5. Raccomandazione, Class Relations and the Southern Question
Chapter 6. Employing the ‘Little Shove’: Raccomandazione and Work
Chapter 7. “We’re not Uganda, but Almost”:  Raccomandazione and Southern Italian Identity

Conclusion: Raccomandazione and the Bourgeois-Liberal World Order

Epilogue: What Happened When They Read What I Wrote: Mediterranean Clientelism and Corruption Revisited



Clientelism and Connections in Italy

Dorothy Louise Zinn
Translated from the Italian

278 pages, 4 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-197-0 Hb Published (March 2019)

eISBN 978-1-78920-198-7 eBook