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White-Collar Crime Offenses in Business, Politics, and the Professions

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ISBN-10: 0029116015

ISBN-13: 9780029116012

Edition: 3rd 1994

Authors: Gilbert Geis, Robert F. Meier, Lawrence M. Salinger

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 12/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 524
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Marshall Clinard (1911-2010) was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He wrote numerous books and articles on deviance and sociology, and was a major contributor to our understanding of white-collar and corporate criminality.Robert F. Meier has been Professor the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) since 1998. He obtained his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and has held faculty positions at the University of California, Washington State University, and Iowa State University before coming to UNO. Dr. Meier is the author or editor of 23 books, original and revised editions,…    

Lawrence M. Salinger, Ph.D., is associate professor of criminology and sociology at Arkansas State University. He has earned degrees from the University of California, Irvine; Indiana University; and Washington State University. In addition, he attended the Counter-Terrorism Studies Executive Certificate program at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel. His interest in the study of crime and criminals began at a very early age when, as a first grader, he read The FBI (1954) by Quentin Reynolds. Salinger's interests in criminology focus primarily on violent victimization and organizational crime. Organizational crime incorporates three types of criminality: whitecollar and…    

Acknowledgments
Introduction
White-Collar Criminality
Is "White-Collar Crime" Crime?
Who Is the Criminal?
Gender and Varieties of White-Collar Crime
The Consequences of White-Collar Crime
The Portrayal of Business Malfeasance in the Elite and General Media
White Collar Crime
The Heavy Electrical Equipment Antitrust Cases of 1961
Fire in Hamlet: A Case Study of State-Corporate Crime
Corporate Greed, Women, and the Dalkon Shield
"Heads I Win, Tails You Lose": Deregulation, Crime, and Crisis in the Savings and Loan Industry
Insider Trading: The SEC Meets Carl Karcher
Medicaid Fraud
Careers of Misconduct: Professional Deviance among Lawyers
The Ford Pinto Case and Beyond: Moral Boundaries and the Criminal Sanction
Transnational Regulation of the Pharmaceutical Industry
Emotions and Adjudication: Status Degradation among White-Collar Criminals
White-Collar Crime and Punishment: Class Structure and Legal Sanctioning of Securities Violations
Motivation and Opportunity: Understanding the Causes of White-Collar Crime
Causes of White-Collar Crime
On the Causes of "White-Collar" Crime: An Assessment of Hirschi and Gottfredson's Claims
Poverty of Theory in Corporate Crime Research
On the Plausibility of Corporate Crime Control
A Review, Rebuttal, and Reconciliation of Cressey and Braithwaite and Fisse on Criminological Theory and Corporate Crime
Bibliography