Profit Without Honor: White Collar Crime and the Looting of America / Edition 4

Profit Without Honor: White Collar Crime and the Looting of America / Edition 4

by Stephen M. Rosoff, Henry N. Pontell, Robert H. Tillman, Robert Tillman
     
 

Clearly 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

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Clearly 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.  Utilizing both academic and popular sources, Profit Without Honorprovides a vast array of information on white-collar offenses and challenges readers to grasp the importance and long term effects of this growing American problem.

Single source of comprehensive information on the topic of white-collar crime. Discusses all types of white-collar crime and the many places it occurs, from schools, to corporations, to government, to hospitals.  Comprehensive case histories give readers a full understanding of the nature and consequences of different forms of white-collar crime. Gives equal coverage to the victims of white-collar crime, as well as the offenders. Covers computer crime.  Contains thousands of references and allows readers to easily locate a topic and reference it within the text.  Appropriate for all criminal justice/law enforcement-related personnel who deal with white-collar/corporate crime issues, as well as for all members of police departments.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131722323
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/07/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.94(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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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