White-Collar Crime: The Essentials: The Essentials

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SAGE, Mar 15, 2012 - Social Science - 453 pages
White Collar Crime: The Essentials is a comprehensive, yet compact text addresses the most important topics in white collar crime, while allowing for more accessibility through cost. Author Brian Payne provides a theoretical framework and context for students and explores such timely topics as 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, corporate crime, environmental crime, and others. This is an easily-supplemented resource for any course that covers white collar crime.
 

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Contents

A SYSTEMS PERSPECTIVE
1
DEFINITIONS EXTENT AND CONSEQUENCES
25
A SYSTEMS PERSPECTIVE
47
CHAPTER IV CRIMES IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
62
WHITECOLLAR CRIME IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS SYSTEMS
85
CHAPTER VI CRIMES IN THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM
114
CHAPTER VII CRIME IN THE ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
138
CHAPTER VIII CRIMES IN THE HOUSING SYSTEM
170
CHAPTER XI EXPLAINING WHITECOLLAR CRIME
260
CHAPTER XII POLICING WHITECOLLAR CRIME
295
CHAPTER XIII JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS AND WHITECOLLAR CRIME
332
CHAPTER XIV THE CORRECTIONS SUBSYSTEM AND WHITECOLLAR CRIME
364
GLOSSARY
395
REFERENCES
405
CREDITS AND SOURCES
431
INDEX
437

CHAPTER IX CRIMES BY THE CORPORATE SYSTEM
193
CHAPTER X ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME
229
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
453
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Brian K. Payne received his doctorate in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1993. He is currently the vice provost for academic affairs at Old Dominion University, where he is tenured in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, and the chair of the Hampton Roads Cybersecurity Education, Workforce, and Economic Development Alliance. He is a former editor of the American Journal of Criminal Justice, past president of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and past president of the Southern Criminal Justice Association. Payne is the author or coauthor of more than 160 journal articles and seven books including White-Collar Crime: The Essentials (Sage), Family Violence and Criminal Justice (Elsevier, with Randy Gainey), and Crime and Elder Abuse: An Integrated Perspective (Charles C Thomas). He won the local Pinewood Derby when he was in the fourth grade.

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