Thinking about white collar crime matters of conceptualization and research by Susan P. Shapiro

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Other titlesResearch on white collar crime.
StatementSusan P. Shapiro.
ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.), Yale Law School.
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Paginationvii, 84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
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Despite these efforts, however, estimates say this kind of crime costs the United States $ billion every year [source: Cornell]. In the next few pages, we'll take a look at its conceptual roots in sociology Author: Jane Mcgrath. White collar crime is a term that is applied to nonviolent crimes committed in business situations by individuals, groups or corporations for the purpose of financial gain.

Most white collar crimes are associated with some type of fraud, often involving a lending institution, such. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Demystifying the crimes of the powerful --Accidents, isolated episodes, and rotten apples: the conventional wisdom about white-collar crime --From sutherland to the justice department: the evolution of a concept --White-collar crime and the double standard --What are the "facts" of white.

Gilbert Geis, too, regards white-collar crime as real crime. White-collar crime is not a legal sleight-of-hand. Like Sutherland, Geis has understood well that in many cases the criminal law was not the initial point of reference because white-collar crimes were often found in the violations of administrative law.

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Sutherland served as the 29th President of the American Sociological Society. His Presidential Address, "White-Collar Criminality," was delivered at the organization's annual meeting in Philadelphia in December Upon his death, an obituary for Sutherland was published in the American Sociological Review (ASR ).In.

Pulitzer prize winning author and senior reporter and editor at ProPublica, Jesse Eisinger, penned the definitive historical account of this devolution in his book "The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives" and in this first installment of a series of interviews focussed on white-collar crime and its.

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