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Title: Definitional Dilemma: Can and Should There Be a Universal Definition of White Collar Crime? Proceedings of the Academic Workshop
Editor(s): J Helmkamp; R Ball; K Townsend
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 360
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
National White Collar Crime Ctr
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grant Number: 96-WC-CX-001
Sale Source: National White Collar Crime Ctr
Training and Research Institute
11 Commerce Drive
Suite 26505
Morgantown, WV 26505
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Approximately 30 academic experts convened at a 3-day workshop in 1996 to discuss the definitional dilemma surrounding white collar crime.
Abstract: Purposes of the workshop were to discuss the many differing opinions on the definition of white collar crime and to formulate a working definition that could be operationalized by members of the National White Collar Crime Center. Workshop participants emphasized the importance of placing white collar crime on the national agenda. The first group of papers looked at the role of the collective in defining white collar crime and the convergence of organized and white collar crime. The second group of papers looked at specific definitions of white collar crime; offense-based versus offender-based definitions of white collar crime; the paradigm shift from white collar crime to elite deviance; and the significance of status, power, and responsibility in the study of white collar crime. The third group of papers explored the impact of technology-based crime on definitions of white collar crime, while the fourth group of papers discussed various types of white collar crime (corporate, organizational, occupational, organized, political, and professional). References
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): BJA Grant-related Documents; Organized crime; Science and Technology; White collar crime
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