Contemporary Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice : Essays in Honor of Gilbert Geis / Edition 1

Contemporary Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice : Essays in Honor of Gilbert Geis / Edition 1

by Henry N. Pontell, David Shichor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130875856

ISBN-13: 9780130875853

Pub. Date: 08/14/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Assembled in honor of the preeminent criminologist and scholar, Gilbert Geis, on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday, this volume features original, interesting, cutting-edge essays written by internationally known contributors in such areas as white collar crime, punishment and social control, public policy issues, comparative criminology, law, victimology,

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Assembled in honor of the preeminent criminologist and scholar, Gilbert Geis, on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday, this volume features original, interesting, cutting-edge essays written by internationally known contributors in such areas as white collar crime, punishment and social control, public policy issues, comparative criminology, law, victimology, and policing.

Features writing, for example, by Braithwaite, Vaughn, Short, Farrington, Levi, Pontell, Calavita, Meier, Simpson, Huff, Cullen on a broad array of topics in THEORY AND METHOD IN CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH; WHITE-COLLAR CRIME AND CORPORATE CRIME; SOCIAL CONTROL; INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE STUDIES; And Various FORMS OF CRIME.

For scholars, students, and practitioners of criminal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130875853
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/14/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
7.07(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

Geis, Sutherland, and White-Collar Crime, Robert F. Meier.

II. THEORY AND METHOD IN CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH.

Conceptualizing Organizational Crime in a World of Plural Cultures, John Braithwaite.

The Relationship between Research Results and Public Policy, Arnold Binder and Virginia Binder.

Sensational Cases, Flawed Theories, Diane Vaughan.

III. WHITE-COLLAR CRIME AND CORPORATE CRIME.

Control Fraud and Control Freaks, William K. Black.

Victims of Investment Fraud, David Shichor, Dale Sechrest, and Jeffrey Doocy.

Penny Wise: Accounting for Fraud in the Penny-Stock Industry, Sean Patrick Griffin and Alan A. Block.

Life Course Theory and White-Collar Crime, Michael L. Benson and Kent R. Kerley.

The System of Corporate Crime Control, Peter Grabosky.

IV. CASE STUDIES OF WHITE COLLAR CRIME.

Fertile Frontiers in Medical Fraud: A Case Study of Egg and Embryo Theft, Mary Dodge.

The Archer Daniels Midland Antitrust Case of 1996: A Case Study, Sally S. Simpson and Nicole Leeper Piquero.

The Westray Mine Disaster: Media Coverage of a Corporate Crime in Canada, Colin Goff.

V. STUDIES IN SOCIAL CONTROL.

Technology, Risk Analysis, and the Challenge of Social Control, James F. Short, Jr.

Law Enforcement, Intercepting Communications and the Right to Privacy: The Impact of New Technologies, Duncan Chappell.

“Green Managers Don't Cry”: Criminal Environmental Law and Corporate Strategy, Joseph F. DiMento and Gabrio Forti.

The Virtuous Prison: Toward A Restorative Rehabilitation, Francis T. Cullen, Jody Sundt, and John Wozniak.

Women in Policing: A Tale of Cultural Conformity, Deborah Parsons and Paul Jesilow.

VI. INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE STUDIES.

Cross-National Comparative Studies in Criminology, David P. Farrington.

The Role of Fraud in the Japanese Financial Crisis: A Comparative Study, Henry N. Pontell, Stephen M. Rosoff, and Jason Lam.

Trans-National White-Collar Crime: Some Explorations of Victimization Impact, Michael Levi.

Comparative Criminology: Purposes, Methods and Research Findings, Hans Joachim Schneider.

VII. VARIOUS FORMS OF CRIME.

When Crime Is Not a Crime: Economic Transformations and the Evolution in Bankruptcy Law, Susan Will and Kitty Calavita.

Youth Gangs, Crime, and Public Policy, C. Ronald Huff.

Searching a Dwelling: Deterrence and the Undeterred Residential Burglar, Richard Wright.

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