White-Collar Crime : A Text/Reader

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  • Copyright: 2011-11-04
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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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
Environmental Crime
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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