Trusted Criminals: White Collar Crime In Contemporary Society

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Cengage Learning, Jun 25, 2009 - Education - 496 pages
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This comprehensive text helps students understand the problems involved in studying white collar crime, explanations for crime, the principal focus of the crimes, and the character of the legal and criminal justice response to the crime.
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Contents

The Discovery of White Collar Crime
1
Studying White Collar Crime and Assessing Its Costs
34
Corporate Crime
60
Occupational Crime and Avocational Crime
96
Governmental Crime State Crime and Political White Collar Crime
127
StateCorporate Crime Crimes of Globalization and Finance Crime
159
Enterprise Crime Contrepreneurial Crime and Technocrime
192
Explaining White Collar Crime Theories and Accounts
219
Law and the Social Control of White Collar Crime
250
Policing and Regulating White Collar Crime
277
Prosecuting Defending and Adjudicating White Collar Crime
309
Responding to the Challenge of White Collar Crime
345
References
372
Name Index
430
Subject Index
446
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David O. Friedrichs is Professor of Sociology/Criminal Justice and Distinguished University Fellow at the University of Scranton (Pennsylvania). He is the author of LAW IN OUR LIVES: AN INTRODUCTION (Roxbury, 2001; 2006), editor of STATE CRIME, VOLUMES I AND II (Ashgate, 1998), and has published well over 100 articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and essays on a wide range of sociological and criminological topics, including many articles on white collar crime. He has been a visiting professor at a number of universities, including Ohio University, the University of South Africa, and Flinders University (Australia). He has also served as President of the White Collar Crime Research Consortium (2002-2004). In 2005 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division on Critical Criminology of the American Society of Criminology.

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