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banditry       LUcat Search catalogue 294900330

Scope note
Designates a form of criminality involving gangs or small groups of armed robbers, coinciding in some cases with armed resistance against authority enjoying peasant support.

Used for
social banditry

Broader terms
crime

Related terms
militias
protest
robbery

Subject category
10.05.01 CRIMES AND CRIMINALITY

Indexing history
Added 2006. For publications indexed before 2006, see organized crime.



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