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NCJ Number: 249493 Find in a Library
Title: White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader
Author(s): Brian K. Payne
Date Published: 2012
Page Count: 720
Publication Number: ISBN-13: 978-1412987493 ; ISBN-10: 1412987490
Type: Reference Material
Format: Book (Softbound); Reference Work
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book incorporates contemporary and classic readings, as well as original text, that provide a theoretical framework and context to white-collar crimes.
Abstract: White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader includes contemporary and classic readings, including policy implications, along with original text to provide a theoretical framework and context to white-collar crimes. The book comprehensively covers popular topics, including: crimes committed by employees in sales-oriented systems; crimes within the health care system; crimes by criminal justice professionals and politicians; crimes in the educational system; crimes in the economic and technological systems; crimes by employees in the housing industry; corporate crime; environmental crime; explanations of white-collar crime; and the criminal justice system’s responses to white-collar crime. Key features of the book include: “In Focus” inserts to bring the concepts to life and assist readers contextualize the text; discussion questions to allow for further examination and critical thinking; photos to support the text and engage readers; current examples of white-collar crimes; and chapter/section summaries to reinforce key ideas and concepts.
Main Term(s): White collar crime
Index Term(s): Reference materials; White collar crime causes
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