9780135154687

Profit Without Honor: White Collar Crime And The Looting Of America, 5/E

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135154687

  • ISBN10:

    0135154685

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/28/2009
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

Profit Without Honorclearly 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 current economic crisis and discusses its causes, cases and participants. 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

1.      Introduction

2.      Crimes Against Consumers

3.      Unsafe Products

4.      Environmental Crime

5.      Institutional Corruption: Mass Media and Religion

6.      Securities Fraud

7.      Corporate Fraud

8.      Fiduciary Fraud: Crime in the Banking, Insurance, and Pension Fund Industries

9.      Crimes by the Government

10.  Corruption of Public Officials

11.  Medical Crime

12.  Computer Crime

13.  Conclusions

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