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Corporate Crime Under Attack

Author : Francis T. Cullen
ISBN : 9781317523659
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 70. 67 MB
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In exploring the criminalization of corporations, this book uses the landmark "Ford Pinto case" as a centerpiece for exploring corporate violence and the long effort to bring such harm within the reach of the criminal law. Corporations that illegally endanger human life now must negotiate the surveillance of government regulators and risk civil suits from injured parties seeking financial compensation. They also may be charged with criminal offenses and their officials sent to prison.

Corporate Crime Under Attack The Fight To Criminalize Business Violence

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467238632
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Corporate Crime under Attack , The Fight to Criminalize Business Violence. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

White Collar And Corporate Crime A Documentary And Reference Guide

Author : Gilbert Geis
ISBN : 9780313380556
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 29. 43 MB
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This reference guide documents white-collar crimes by individuals and businesses over the past 150 years, offering the most comprehensive array of documents and interpretations available. • Provides dozens of court documents, legislative hearing transcripts, muckraking articles, and accounts of crooked behavior in the upper echelons of power • Contains numerous photographs that illustrate the subject material • Includes a bibliography in each section that directs readers to supplementary sources

Greed Is Good

Author : Matthew Robinson
ISBN : 9780742565784
Genre : Social Science
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Centered on the concept of 'Maximization,' Matthew B. Robinson and Dr. Daniel S. Murphy offer a new theory of elite deviance and corporate crime called contextual anomie/strain theory. Exploring how simultaneous use of legitimate (i.e., legal) and illegitimate (i.e., deviant or illegal) means of opportunity in pursuit of one's goals, Greed is Good explains various forms of elite deviance and corporate crime. Contextual anomie/strain theory posits that although everyone in American society experiences stress and frustration association with American Dream, there are certain contexts in American society that produce even greater stress, frustration, and pressures toward crime. One such context is the corporate workplace. This book affirms how deviance and criminality have become normal in big business due to pressure to produce massive profits at the expense of all other considerations.

White Collar Crime

Author : Michael L. Benson
ISBN : 9781351973557
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 73. 17 MB
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White-Collar Crime: An Opportunity Perspective analyzes white-collar crime within a coherent theoretical framework. Using the opportunity perspective, which assumes that all crimes depend on offenders recognizing an opportunity to commit an offense, the authors uncover the processes and situational conditions that facilitate white-collar crimes. In addition, they offer potential solutions to this persistent and widespread social problem without being reductive in their treatment of the difficulties of control. With this third edition, Benson and Simpson have added substantive online teaching materials and expanded their coverage with up-to-date case studies and discussions of recent investigations into white-collar crime and control. These timely updates reaffirm this accessible and rigorous book as a core resource for courses on white-collar crime.

State Corporate Crime

Author : Raymond J. Michalowski
ISBN : 9780813538891
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 24. 3 MB
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Enron, Haliburton, ExxonValdez, "shock and awe"-their mere mention brings forth images of scandal, collusion, fraud, and human and environmental destruction. While great power and great crimes have always been linked, media exposure in recent decades has brought increased attention to the devious exploits of economic and political elites. Despite growing attention to crimes by those in positions of trust, however, violations in business and similar wrongdoing in government are still often treated as fundamentally separate problems. In State-Corporate Crime, Raymond J. Michalowski and Ronald C. Kramer bring together fifteen essays to show that those in positions of political and economic power frequently operate in collaboration, and are often all too willing to sacrifice the well-being of the many for the private profit and political advantage of the few. Drawing on case studies including the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, Ford Explorer rollovers, the crash of Valujet flight 592, nuclear weapons production, and war profiteering, the essays bear frank witness to those who have suffered, those who have died, and those who have contributed to the greatest human and environmental devastations of our time. This book is a much needed reminder that the most serious threats to public health, security, and safety are not those petty crimes that appear nightly on local news broadcasts, but rather are those that result from corruption among the wealthiest and most powerful members of society.

Criminological Theory

Author : J. Robert Lilly
ISBN : 9781412936323
Genre : Social Science
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The Fourth Edition of this highly successful text moves readers beyond often-mistaken common-sense understandings of crime by providing a rich introduction to how major scholars analyze crime. Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences, Fourth Edition shows the real-world relevance of theory by illuminating how ideas about crime play a prominent role in shaping crime-control policies and compelling students to apply theories to the contemporary milieu.

Understanding White Collar Crime

Author : Michael L. Benson
ISBN : 9781134487646
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 34. 75 MB
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Unlike other books of its kind, Understanding White-Collar Crime: An Opportunity Perspective uses a coherent theoretical perspective in its coverage of white-collar crime. Using opportunity perspective, or the assumption that all crimes depend on offenders having some sort of opportunity to commit an offense, allows the authors to uncover the processes leading up to white-collar crimes and offer potential solutions to this rampant issue, without being reductive in their treatment of the topic. With this second edition, Benson and Simpson have greatly expanded their coverage to include new case studies, substantive materials, and an annotated appendix of online resources to make this a core book for courses on white-collar crime.

Corporate Crime Under Attack

Author : Francis T. Cullen
ISBN : UOM:49015000286394
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 39. 18 MB
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This book examines the social & legal changes that have led to the widespread interest in corporate illegality. The Ford Pinto case & other more recent court cases are analyzed in the light of the growing attention on corporate crime.

Environmental Crime

Author : Kathleen F. Brickey
ISBN : 0735562490
Genre : Law
File Size : 31. 21 MB
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In this exciting addition to Aspen's Elective Series, Kathleen Brickey, a leading criminal law and white collar crime specialist and author of numerous scholarly publications, offers a unique perspective on the intersection of environmental law and criminal law. Using an interdisciplinary approach, The author covers major environmental and criminal law issues in a clear, concise style that is easily accessible to all students regardless of their backgrounds. An outstanding teaching tool, Environmental Crime is suitable for use in courses or seminars on environmental law, white collar crime, federal criminal law, public policy, and advanced criminal law. This unique book boasts a number of outstanding attributes: Distinguished authorship: As the author of a three-volume treatise and a leading casebook on corporate and white collar crime, Brickey brings exceptional insight and experience To The task. Skillful integration of environmental and white collar crime issues: The book blends topical coverage of key environmental statutes relating to air and water pollution, hazardous waste, and toxic substances with coverage of conventional white collar crime statutes that federal prosecutors often use in tandem with environmental crime charges. Carefully selected materials to enhance teaching and learning: The book skillfully integrates clear and succinct discussions of major environmental and criminal law issues with illustrations, discussion questions, judicial decisions, and case studies designed to stimulate lively classroom discussion. In-depth discussion of enforcement trends: Real world illustrations, combined with the author's practical knowledge of environmental crime prosecutions, give students an excellent grounding in current trends in criminal enforcement practices. Interdisciplinary approach that helps clarify difficult issues: The author adeptly blends legal, environmental, and policy considerations to illustrate environmental crime and criminal enforcement issues, including prosecutorial discretion. Text is appropriate level for all audiences: Environmental Crime is highly readable and accessible to students regardless of their technical or legal backgrounds. Take advantage of Kathleen Brickey's experience and expertise. Environmental Crime is lucid, concise, And The first book intended for law school study that deals exclusively with the subject. it will be an invaluable resource for any criminal law, white collar crime, or environmental law and policy course or seminar.

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