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White Collar and Corporate Crime / Edition 1

White Collar and Corporate Crime / Edition 1

by Gilbert Geis, Henry Pontell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131192881
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 10/13/2006
Series: Geis Master Series in Criminology Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Gil Geis is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Criminology, Law, & Society at the University of California, Irvine. best known for his major contributions to white-collar crime literature, he has written more than 400 professional publications, including books, articles, & book chapters.

Dr. Geis has held honorary & visiting appointments at numerous universities both in the US and abroad. He is a former president of the American Society of Criminology, and recipient of the Edward E. Sutherland award for distinguished research.

Table of Contents

  1. Enter White-Collar Crime - Discusses history surrounding Edwin Sutherland's introduction of the concept
  2. Historical Perspectives - Examines issues of morality and law in ancient and modern history related to fraud and economic crime
  3. Corporate Crime - Reviews corporate criminal liability using historical case studies and social science research, and relates this to current enforcement issues
  4. Definitions and Theories - Discusses the definition and theoretical development of white-collar crime including a time line of contributions by theorists and researchers

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