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NCJ Number: 97398 Find in a Library
Title: Corporation in Criminology - New Directions for Research
Journal: Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency  Volume:22  Issue:1  Dated:(February 1985)  Pages:83-94
Author(s): R A Farrell; V L Swigert
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 12
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Beginning with the work of Edwin Sutherland, contributions to the study of corporate crime have been prescriptive in orientation.
Abstract: Such a value stance, it is argued, has clouded empirical investigation of the issue. This article suggests an alternative approach, one oriented toward a definitional perspective on crime. Within this framework, attention may be shifted to empirically neutral questions regarding the causes and processes of changing conceptions of corporate liability. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Corporate criminal liability; White collar crime
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