White Collar Crime in Contemporary Society (Fourth Edition)

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9781439036280: White Collar Crime in Contemporary Society (Fourth Edition)
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TRUSTED CRIMINALS: WHITE COLLAR CRIME IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY, International Edition is a comprehensive guide that covers topics ranging from the problems involved in studying white collar crimes to the principal focus of the crimes to the character of the legal and criminal justice response to the crime.

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1. The Discovery of White Collar Crime. 2. Studying White Collar Crime and Assessing its Costs. 3. Corporate Crime. 4. Occupational Crime and Avocational Crime. 5. Governmental Crime: State Crime and Political White Collar Crime. 6. State Corporate Crime, Crimes of Globalization, and Finance Crime. 7. Enterprise Crime, Contrepreneurial Crime and Technocrime. 8. Explaining White Collar Crime: Theories and Accounts. 9. Law and the Social Control of White Collar Crime. 10. Policing and Regulating White Collar Crime. 11. Prosecuting, Defending, and Adjudicating White Collar Crime. 12. Responding to the Challenge of White Collar Crime. Appendix: White Collar Crime in Films (Lawrence Nichols). References. Name Index. Subject Index.

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David O. Friedrichs is Professor of Sociology/Criminal Justice and Distinguished University Fellow at the University of Scranton (Pennsylvania). He is the author of LAW IN OUR LIVES: AN INTRODUCTION (Roxbury, 2001; 2006), editor of STATE CRIME, VOLUMES I AND II (Ashgate, 1998), and has published well over 100 articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and essays on a wide range of sociological and criminological topics, including many articles on white collar crime. He has been a visiting professor at a number of universities, including Ohio University, the University of South Africa, and Flinders University (Australia). He has also served as President of the White Collar Crime Research Consortium (2002-2004). In 2005 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division on Critical Criminology of the American Society of Criminology.

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