Trusted Criminals; White Collar Crime in Contemporary Society / Edition 1

Trusted Criminals; White Collar Crime in Contemporary Society / Edition 1

by David O. Freidrichs, David O. Friedrichs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534505171

ISBN-13: 9780534505172

Pub. Date: 08/01/1995

Publisher: Wadsworth

In Trusted Criminals, David O. Friedrichs, author of numerous articles in leading criminal justice, criminology, and sociology journals, offers a comprehensive study of the world of white collar crime. Beginning with a thorough explanation of the historical development of the concept of white collar crime, Friedrichs then draws readers deeply into this arena of crime…  See more details below

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In Trusted Criminals, David O. Friedrichs, author of numerous articles in leading criminal justice, criminology, and sociology journals, offers a comprehensive study of the world of white collar crime. Beginning with a thorough explanation of the historical development of the concept of white collar crime, Friedrichs then draws readers deeply into this arena of crime by exploring many aspects of the subject, including alternative theories for explaining white collar crime; the role of media (and other agents) in effecting an image of white collar crime; those parties - from whistleblowers to investigative reporters - who expose such crime; the challenges involved in studying white collar crime; various forms of white collar crime - including corporate and occupational crime, governmental crime, state-corporate crime, finance crime, technocrime, and more; investigating, policing, prosecuting, defending, and adjudicating white collar crime and social policy options for responding to white collar crime.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534505172
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Series:
Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
441
Product dimensions:
6.43(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Discovery of White Collar Crime1
Ch. 2Studying White Collar Crime and Assessing Its Costs35
Ch. 3Corporate Crime65
Ch. 4Occupational Crime96
Ch. 5Governmental Crime: State Crime and Political White Collar Crime122
Ch. 6State-Corporate Crime, Finance Crime, and Technocrime153
Ch. 7Enterprise Crime, Contrepreneurial Crime, and Avocational Crime183
Ch. 8Explaining White Collar Crime: Theories and Accounts212
Ch. 9Law and the Social Control of White Collar Crime242
Ch. 10Policing and Regulating White Collar Crime271
Ch. 11Prosecuting, Defending, and Adjudicating White Collar Crime301
Ch. 12Responding to the Challenge of White Collar Crime331
References361
Name Index421
Subject Index433

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