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Women and White Collar Crime / Edition 1
     

Women and White Collar Crime / Edition 1

by Mary Dodge
 

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ISBN-10: 0131725165

ISBN-13: 9780131725164

Pub. Date: 10/21/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book explores a neglected topic in criminology—women and white-collar crime. Taking a case study approach, it examines how women and crime has changed and why women have become more involved in corporate, political, and professional offenses. Fully exploring the topic, it discusses all issues including perpetrators, victims and whistle-blowers and

Overview

This book explores a neglected topic in criminology—women and white-collar crime. Taking a case study approach, it examines how women and crime has changed and why women have become more involved in corporate, political, and professional offenses. Fully exploring the topic, it discusses all issues including perpetrators, victims and whistle-blowers and incorporates interviews with female scholars and professionals. From insider trading to medical malpractice, it includes contemporary examples that engage the reader and promote discussion in a controversial area of study. Criminologists, anyone with an interest in criminal practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131725164
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/21/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Traditions of Masculinity

2. From Pink to White-Collar Crime: The Case of Embezzlement

3. When Opportunity Knocks: Women Who Commit White-Collar Crime

4. Positions of Political Power

5. Corporate Crimes Against Women

6. Professional Deviance: Occupational Crimes Against and By Women

7. Women as Whistle-Blowers

8. Great Expectations

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