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NCJ Number: 156143 Find in a Library
Title: White-Collar Crime
Editor(s): D Nelken
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 622
Sponsoring Agency: Dartmouth Publishing Co
Brookfield, VT 05036
Publication Number: ISBN 1-85521-376-1
Sale Source: Dartmouth Publishing Co
Old Post Road
Brookfield, VT 05036
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: White-collar crime is explored.
Abstract: This volume contains a selection of journal articles addressing either the theoretical debates over the causes and responses to white-collar crime or which add to the knowledge about the several kinds of white-collar and business crime. These articles are broken down into three parts. Part I offers a brief introduction to some of the controversy that surrounds the meaning and value of white-collar crime as a criminological category. Part II contains a selection of attempts to explain the causes of white-collar crime. It covers both general reviews of criminological explanations of this type of misbehavior and case studies of particular examples of white-collar crime. Part III offers a selection of descriptions of the social response to various types of white-collar crime as well as an introduction to some of the academic controversies concerning the explanation and justification of the special features of social reaction to these forms of misbehavior. References, footnotes, name index
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Police; Reference materials; White collar crime; World criminology
Note: This book is part of The International Library of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Penology series.
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