White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader

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SAGE, Nov 4, 2011 - Law - 694 pages
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White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader, part of the text/reader series in criminology and criminal justice incorporates contemporary and classic readings (some including policy implications) accompanied by original text that provides a theoretical framework and context for students. The comprehensive coverage of the book includes crimes by workers sales oriented systems, crimes in the health care system, crimes by criminal justice professionals and politicians, crimes in the educational system, crimes in the economic and technological systems, crimes by employees in the housing industry, corporate crime, environmental crime, explanations of white-collar crime, the police and court responses to white-collar crime, and the corrections sub-system and white-collar crime. Features of the book include key points, in focus box inserts, discussion questions, section summaries, and photos.
 

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Contents

A Systems Perspective
1
HOW TO READ A RESEARCH ARTICLE
25
Definitions Extent and Consequences
34
READINGS
56
Occupational Crime Occupational Deviance
63
A Systems Perspective
71
Crimes in the Health Care System
102
READINGS
124
READINGS
376
Environmental Crime
391
READINGS
421
Explaining WhiteCollar Crime
435
READINGS
470
Policing WhiteCollar Crime
495
READINGS
531
Judicial Proceedings and WhiteCollar Crime
541

WhiteCollar Crime in Criminal Justice Political and Religious Systems
145
READINGS
173
Crimes in the Educational System
201
READINGS
224
ORI Findings of Scientific Misconduct in Clinical Trials
230
Crime in the Economic and Technological Systems
240
READINGS
273
Crimes in the Housing System
289
READINGS
311
Crimes by the Corporate System
339
READINGS
572
The Corrections Subsystem and WhiteCollar Crime
591
READINGS
622
Glossary
642
References
653
Credits and Sources
678
Index
682
About the Author
695
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Brian K. Payne is Chair and Professor of the Department of Criminal Justice at Georgia State University. His research interests include family violence and criminal justice, elder abuse, electronic monitoring, and white-collar crime. He has published six books, including Incarcerating White-Collar Criminals: The Prison Experience and Beyond (2003) and Family Violence and Criminal Justice, 3e (2009). Additionally, he has published a number of journal articles and presented at many professional meetings. He is currently the President of the Southern Criminal Justice Association.