Bandits, Villains and Bosses: Kidnappers of the Southern Philippines

Eric Dante Gutierrez

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This chapter looks at cases of kidnappings in the southern Philippines and argues that kidnappers can be categorised into roughly three groups: social bandits; opportunistic criminal entrepreneurs; and predatory local politicians
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOut of the Shadows: Violent Conflict and the Real Economy of Mindanao
EditorsF Dr Lara
Place of PublicationPhilippines
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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