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White-collar and corporate crime a documentary and reference guide by Gilbert Geis

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Published by Greenwood in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


  • Commercial crimes,
  • White collar crimes

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Edition Notes

StatementGilbert Geis
SeriesDocumentary and reference guides
LC ClassificationsHV6768 .G452 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 351p.
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24857841M
ISBN 109780313380549, 9780313380556
LC Control Number2011019659

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White-collar crime has a long history, impacts nearly everyone, and costs American citizens far more than street crime. Yet until recent large-scale debacles like the collapse of Enron, subprime mortgage crisis, and fraudulent manipulations of Wall Street, much white-collar criminality received scant public attention/5(3).   However, empirical research and pan‐European academic exchange on white‐collar and corporate crime has only recently increased quite strongly. Regulatory and criminal law responses to corporate wrongdoing were expanded and are nowadays Author: Christian Walburg. The Handbook of White Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe successfully changes the existing intellectual landscape by broadening our understanding of what most experts agree are the most costly forms of crime in regard to measurement, definitions, types of offenses, human rights issues, state crime, victimization, and matters of prevention and control. The thoroughly updated Second Edition of White Collar Crime: The Essentials continues to be a comprehensive, yet concise, resource addressing the most important topics students need to know about white-collar crime. Author Brian K. Payne provides a theoretical framework and context for students that explores such timely topics as crimes by workers, sales-oriented systems, crimes in the health Cited by:

White-collar and corporate crime: a documentary and reference guide / Gilbert Geis. p. cm. — (Documentary and reference guides) Includes bibliographical references and index. The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe consists of more than thirty chapters on topics ranging from the Icelandic Banking Crisis, to the origins of the study of white collar crime, to contemporary topics, such as white-collar crime in countries post-transition from communist regimes; the illegal e-waste trade and white-collar crime in professional football. The Encyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime is edited to incorporate information about a variety of white-collar crimes, and provides examples of persons, statutes, companies, and convictions. Each entry offers a thorough and thoughtful summary of the topic. Richly diverse in its coverage, The International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime is stimulating reading for students, academics, and professionals in a wide range of fields, from criminology and criminal justice to business and economics, psychology to social policy to ethics.