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White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader, part of the text/reader series in criminology and criminal justice incorporates contemporary and classic readings (some including policy implications) accompanied by original text that provides a theoretical framework and context for students. The comprehensive coverage of the book includes crimes by workers sales oriented systems, crimes in the health care system, crimes by criminal justice professionals and politicians, crimes in the educational system, crimes in the economic and technological systems, crimes by employees in the housing industry, corporate crime, environmental crime, explanations of white-collar crime, the police and court responses to white-collar crime, and the corrections sub-system and white-collar crime. Features of the book include key points, in focus box inserts, discussion questions, section summaries, and photos.
Table of Contents
|Introduction and Overview of White-Collar Crime: a Systems Perspective|
|How to Read a Research Article|
|Crime and Business|
|Understanding White-Collar Crime: Definitions, Extent, and Consequences|
|White-Collar and Professional Crime: The Challenge for the 1980s|
|Occupational Crime, Occupational Deviance, and Workplace Crime: Sorting Out the Differences|
|Crimes in Sales-Related Occupations: a Systems Perspective|
|The Appliance Repairman: a Study of Victim-Responsiveness and Fraud|
|Employee Theft and Efficacy of Certain Control Procedures in Commercial Food Service Operations|
|Crimes in the Health Care System|
|The Enforcement of Criminal Laws: Testimony to the House od Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security|
|Illicit Prescription Drug Use Among Pharmacists: Evidence of a Paradox of Familiarity|
|Violated Trust: Conceptualizing Prosecutorial Misconduct|
|Uncollaring the Criminal: Understanding the Criminal Careers of Criminal Clerics|
|Crimes in the Educational System|
|Intimidating Education: Sexual Harassment in Criminology|
|ORI Findings of Scientific Misconduct in Clinical Trials and Publicly Funded Research, 1992-2002|
|Crime in the Economic and Technological Systems|
|Insider Trading: The SEC Meets Karl Karcher|
|Cybercrime Against Businesses|
|Crimes in the Housing System|
|The Mortgage Meltdown as Normal Accidental Wrongdoing|
|2009 Mortgage Fraud Report "Year in Review," by the Federal Bureau of Investigation|
|Crimes by the Corporate System|
|Is Corporate Crime Serious Crime? Criminal Justice and Corporate Crime Control|
|Food for Thought: An Investigation of Food and Drug Administration Reporting Practices, 1995-1999|
|Corporate Environmental Crimes and Social Inequality: New Directions for Environmental Justice Research|
|Crimes Against the Environment: Superfund Enforcement at Last|
|Explaining White-Collar Crime|
|Are White-Collar and Common Offenders the Same? An Empirical and Theoretical Critique of a Recently Proposed General Theory of Crime|
|Completely Out of Control or the Desire to Be in Control? How Low Self-Control and the Desire for Control Relate to Corporate Offending|
|White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers: Specifying a Trajectory of Punctuated Situational Offending|
|Policing White-Collar Crime|
|Documenting Inadequate Care in the Nursing Home: The Story of an Undercover Agent|
|Government Whistleblowers: Crime's Hidden Victims|
|Judicial Proceedings and White-Collar Crime|
|Local Prosecutors and Corporate Crime|
|Whistleblowing and Lawyers|
|The Corrections Subsystem and White-Collar Crime|
|The Special Sensitivity of White-Collar Offenders to Prison: a Critique and Research Agenda|
|"Club Fed" in Japan? Incarceration Experiences of Japanese Embezzlers|
|White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers: Some Preliminary Findings, by David Weisburd, Ellen F. Chayet, and Elin J. Waring|
|Credits and Sources|
|About the Author|
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