The only book in this area that takes a holistic view, Elite Deviance traces the causes of elite deviance to the structure of power and wealth in the United States. This book includes both criminal and non-criminal elite acts that cause great harm. Unique in its scope, Elite Deviance covers not only corporate crime and political corruption in historical and contemporary context, but also the relationship between the two. Readers will enjoy the many interesting and current examples and case studies that reinforce all major theoretical points in the book. For people interested in criminal justice, social problems, and business ethics.
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A Theory of Elite Deviance
The Classification of Elite Deviance
Consequences of Elite Deviance
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