International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime

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Henry N. Pontell, Gilbert L. Geis
Springer Science & Business Media, May 27, 2010 - Social Science - 702 pages
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Insider trading. Savings and loan scandals. Enron.

Corporate crimes were once thought of as victimless offenses, but now—with billions of dollars and an increasingly global economy at stake—this is understood to be far from the truth.

The International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime explores the complex interplay of factors involved when corporate cultures normalize lawbreaking, and when organizational behavior is pushed to unethical (and sometimes inhumane) limits. Featuring original contributions from a panel of experts representing North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia, this timely volume presents multidisciplinary views on recent corporate wrongdoing affecting economic and social conditions worldwide.

  • Criminal liability and intent
  • Stock market and financial crime
  • Bribery and extortion
  • Computer and identity fraud
  • Health care fraud
  • Crime in the professions
  • Industrial pollution
  • Political corruption
  • War crimes and genocide

Contributors offer case studies, historical and sociopolitical analyses, theoretical and legal perspectives, and comparative studies, featuring examples as varied as NASA, Parmalat, the Italian government, and Watergate. Criminal justice responses to these phenomena, the role of the media in exposing or minimizing them, prevention, regulation, and self- policing strategies, and larger global issues emerging from economic crime are also featured.

Richly diverse in its coverage, The International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime is stimulating reading for students, academics, and professionals in a wide range of fields, from criminology and criminal justice to business and economics, psychology to social policy to ethics. This powerful information is certain to change many of our deeply held views on criminal behavior.

 

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Insider trading. Savings and loan scandals. Enron. Corporate crimes were once thought of as victimless offenses, but now—with billions of dollars and an increasingly global economy at stake—this is understood to be far from the truth. The International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime explores the complex interplay of factors involved when corporate cultures normalize lawbreaking, and when organizational behavior is pushed to unethical (and sometimes inhumane) limits. Featuring original contributions from a panel of experts representing North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia, this timely volume presents multidisciplinary views on recent corporate wrongdoing affecting economic and social conditions worldwide. Criminal liability and intent Stock market and financial crime Bribery and extortion Computer and
 

Contents

1 Beyond Macro and MicroLevels of Analysis Organizations and the Cultural Fix
3
From Profit Seeking to Law Finding
25
3 Attributing Responsibility for Organizational Wrongdoing
50
Structure Motivation and Rationalization
78
1 Generative Worlds of WhiteCollar Crime
81
2 Because They Can Motivations and Intent of WhiteCollar Criminals
98
Part III Critical and Postmodern Approaches to Research
124
1 Researching Corporate and WhiteCollar Crime in an Era of NeoLiberalism
125
The Crimes of Bribery and Extortion
405
3 Crimes by Lawyers in Japan and the Responsibilities of Professionals
424
Narratives Definitions and Applications
438
1 Corruption Kills
439
2 On the Comparative Study of Corruption
456
3 Corporate Corruption in the New Economy
474
4 Cesare Beccaria and WhiteCollar Crimes Public Harm
490
Part IX Case Studies
511

2 An Age of Miracles?1
148
3 WhiteCollar Crime in a PostmodernGlobalized World1
163
Part IV Corporate Crime and StateCorporate Crime
185
1 Corporate Crime
187
2 StateCorporate Crime and Criminological Inquiry
200
Theory Irresponsibility and Liability
220
1 A Normative Approach to WhiteCollar Crime
223
2 The Corporation as a Legally Created Site of Irresponsibility
248
Transforming Corporate Organizations into Private Policing Entities
279
Part VI Forms of WhiteCollar Crime
308
1 GoldCollar Crime The Peculiar Complexities and Ambiguities of War Crimes Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide
309
2 Environmental Pollution by Corporations in Japan
327
3 Crime in the World of Art
347
4 Computer Crime and WhiteCollar Crime
358
Part VII Professional and Occupational WhiteCollar Crime
378
Women Who Commit WhiteCollar Crimes
379
1 The Role of the Mass Media in the Enron Fraud
513
2 Crime? What Crime? Tales of the Collapse of HIH1
523
3 Enron Lernout Hauspie and Parmalat
540
4 WhiteCollar Crime and Reactions of the Criminal Justice System in the United States and Japan
552
Part X Policing WhiteCollar Crime
568
1 Policing Healthcare at the Dawn of the New Millennium
571
2 Policing Financial Crimes
588
Part XI Regulation Prevention and Control
608
1 Situational Crime Prevention and WhiteCollar Crime
609
2 This Time We Really Mean It
627
3 WhiteCollar Crime and Prosecutionfor Industrial Manslaughter as a Means To Reduce Workplace Deaths
648
4The Punishment of Corporate Crime in China
663
About the Authors
680
Index
690
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HENRY N. PONTELL is professor and chair of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, in the School of Social Ecology at the University of California-Irvine. He has written extensively on the topics of deviance and social control, white-collar and corporate crime, punishment and deterrence, crime seriousness, jail overcrowding and litigation, criminal justice system capacity, medical fraud, and the role of crime in the savings and loan debacle. He is a past president and fellow of the Western Society of Criminology. His books include: "A Capacity to Punish: The Ecology of Crime and Punishment; Social Deviance; Prescription for Profit: How Doctors Defraud Medicaid; Profit Without Honor: White Collar Crime and the Looting of America;" and "Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis." His current work includes research on international financial fraud, and new books on social deviance, and contemporary legal debates in America.

DAVID SHICHOR is professor emeritus of criminal justice, California State University-San Bernardino. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Southern California, and taught at the Tel Aviv University, Israel prior to his arrival at CSUSB. He has written, co-authored, and co-edited several books and published numerous articles and book chapters on various topics, including juvenile delinquency, victimization, white-collar crime, corrections, and privatization in criminal justice. He is currently working on several projects on privatization, restorative justice, fraud victimization, and the mental health of jail inmates.

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