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Well-written, witty, and authoritative.
Profit Without Honor clearly exposes the battle between personal gain and individual integrity and provides a comprehensive overview of white-collar crime in American society. Presenting a vivid picture of all types of white-collar crime, the book covers high-profile cases, the latest trends in criminal activity, and a thorough discussion of the victims and consequences of these criminal behaviors. This edition addresses the recurrent financial meltdowns in recent years and the role of fraud and corporate crime in these crises. Utilizing both academic and popular sources, the book challenges readers to grasp the importance and long-term effects of white-collar crime in America.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Introduction
CHAPTER 2 Crimes Against Consumers
CHAPTER 3 Unsafe Products
CHAPTER 4 Environmental Crime
CHAPTER 5 Institutional Corruption: Mass Media and Religion
CHAPTER 6 Securities Fraud
CHAPTER 7 Corporate Fraud
CHAPTER 8 Fiduciary Fraud: Crime in the Banking, Insurance, and Pension Fund Industries
CHAPTER 9 Crimes by the Government
CHAPTER 10 Corruption of Public Officials
CHAPTER 11 Medical Crime
CHAPTER 12 Computer Crime
CHAPTER 13 Conclusions