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Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, Elite Deviance is the only text in this area that takes a holistic view as it traces the causes of elite deviance to the structure of power and wealth in the United States.

 

Elite Deviance includes both criminal and non-criminal elite acts that cause great harm. Unique in its scope, Elite Deviance covers not only corporate crime and political corruption in historical and contemporary contexts, but also the relationship between the two. Numerous current examples and case studies grab students’ interest and reinforce all major theoretical points in the book.

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Elite Deviance, 9/e

David R. Simon, University of North Florida

 

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, Elite Deviance is the only text in this area that takes a holistic view as it traces the causes of elite deviance to the structure of power and wealth in the United States.

 

Elite Deviance includes both criminal and non-criminal elite acts that cause great harm. Unique in its scope, Elite Deviance covers not only corporate crime and political corruption in historical and contemporary contexts, but also the relationship between the two. Numerous current examples and case studies grab students’ interest and reinforce all major theoretical points in the book.

  • Includes current public opinion reports that reflect the lack of confidence in government and business in the United States.
  • Incorporates information on global organized crime syndicates and their relationship to elite deviance on a global scale.
  • Covers hot topics such as sexual political scandals; gasoline price fixing; 2000 and 2004 campaign scandals; money laundering by the Bank of New York; black market cigarette smuggling by the major cigarette firms; the NSA spy network's phone tapping capability; and the fraud scams by the world's two leading auction houses. It also includes a new section on history of the crimes committed by the Bush family dynasty.
  • Systematically examines the nation's most serious scandals, including recent convictions of members of congress, Lewis Libby, and scandals surrounding the ex-World Bank president, the current Attorney General, recent financial fraud scandals (e.g., Enron, World Com, TYCO, Martha Stuart, etc.); the JFK assassination, Watergate, Iran-Contra, the Savings and Loan scandal, civil rights violations the Bush administration, scandals of the Clinton Administration, the Waco raid, and others.
  • Contains a “higher immorality” case study involving manipulation of public opinion in America's entrance into the Iraq war.
  • Extended discussion of global warming and environmental threats to workers, especially recent mining disasters

 

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