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ISBN-13: 9780312137632
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 07/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION
1(14)
The Nature of White-Collar Crime
2(6)
Measuring White-Collar Crime
8(3)
The Varieties of White-Collar Crime
11(1)
Preview
12(1)
Notes
13(2)
2. THE CRIMES
15(79)
Ripping Off the Company: Larceny and Embezzlement
15(6)
Employee Theft
15(2)
Individual Embezzlement and Computer Crimes
17(3)
Collective Embezzlement
20(1)
Fraud and Deception
21(10)
False Advertising
21(2)
Consumer Fraud
23(3)
Fraud in the Professions
26(1)
Financial Fraud
27(2)
Tax Evasion
29(2)
Conflicts of Interest
31(6)
Conflicts of Interest in Government
31(3)
Conflicts of Interest in the Professions
34(3)
Bribery and Corruption
37(10)
Commercial Bribery
39(1)
Corruption in Criminal Justice
40(4)
Political Bribery and Corruption
44(3)
Manipulating the Marketplace
47(8)
Unfair Business Practices
47(3)
Mergers and Acquisitions
50(1)
Conspiracies
51(2)
Collusion in the Professions
53(2)
Violating Civil Liberties
55(11)
Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
55(2)
Violations of Privacy
57(4)
Political Harassment and Repression
61(5)
Violent White-Collar Crimes
66(14)
Political Violence
66(2)
Unsafe Production: Dangerous Working Conditions and Violent Environmental Crimes
68(5)
Unsafe Products: Violence against Consumers
73(7)
A Case Study: The Financial Crime Wave of the 1980s
80(5)
Notes
85(9)
3. THE LAWS
94(29)
Protecting Business: Embezzlement and Pilferage
95(2)
Protecting Competition: Antitrust Legislation
97(5)
Protecting Democracy: Fair Political Practices
102(4)
Protecting The Public: Consumers, Workers, and the Environment
106(8)
Corporate Criminal Responsibility: Who Can Commit a Crime?
114(2)
Origins of the Laws
116(4)
Notes
120(3)
4. ENFORCEMENT
123(53)
Self-Regulation
124(2)
Government Regulation
126(12)
Regulatory Agencies
127(5)
The Regulatory Process
132(6)
The Criminal Justice System
138(8)
Law Enforcement Agencies
138(1)
The Prosecutors
139(1)
The Defense
140(2)
The Courts
142(4)
Civil Suits
146(3)
The Effectiveness of Enforcement
149(3)
Two Case Studies
152(8)
Antitrust and the Petroleum Industry
152(5)
The Rise and Fall of Michael Milken
157(3)
Why Justice Fails
160(10)
Two Red Herrings
161(1)
Hollow Laws
162(1)
The Paucity of Resources
163(2)
The Personal Advantages of Privilege
165(1)
The Advantages of Corporate Organization
165(1)
Hidden Crimes
166(2)
The Techniques of Obstruction
168(1)
The Corruption of Enforcement
169(1)
Notes
170(6)
5. THE CAUSES
176(43)
Formulating the Motivation
177(10)
The Personality Factor
177(4)
The Culture of Competition
181(6)
Neutralizing Social Controls
187(12)
Techniques of Neutralization
188(6)
Organizational Conformity
194(5)
The Distribution of Opportunity
199(13)
Industries
200(4)
Organizations
204(3)
Occupations
207(2)
Gender
209(3)
Review
212(1)
Notes
213(6)
6. THE CRIMINAL ELITE
219(19)
The Problem of White-Collar Crime: A Summary
219(5)
What Can Be Done?
224(12)
Ethical Reforms
224(2)
Enforcement Reforms
226(5)
Structural Reforms
231(3)
Political Reforms
234(2)
A Concluding Note
236(1)
Notes
236(2)
INDEX 238

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