Download Full Text (624 KB)
Cosa Nostra, or the Italian Mafia, the roots of the American mob and that way of life lead to the inspiration to the Godfather and so many movies. This Digital research poster dives into the state of affairs of the Cosa Nostra in Italy. How many organizations there are, were, and will be. It also studies the immense effect the mafia has on crime in Italy from homicides to corruption. This poster looks into five different data sets over the years focusing on the relationship between what type of crime is being committed to the potency of the mob at that time. Although the amount of crime and the number of families have gone down significantly since the ’80s. The mafia in Italy is still alive and well compared to its counterpart in the states, with, crimes such as homicides, murder, extortion, gambling, and so on.
Cosa Nostra; Mafia; Crime; Italian; Relationship
Jordan, Joshua and Nehls, Kimberly Ph.D., "Italian Mafia and the Impacts it has on Society Today" (2021). Undergraduate Research Symposium Posters. 56.