White-Collar Crime: The Essentials: The Essentials

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SAGE, Mar 15, 2012 - Social Science - 453 pages
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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 4 Crimes in the Health Care System
62
WhiteCollar Crime in Criminal Justice Political and Religious Systems
85
Chapter 6 Crimes in the Educational System
114
Chapter 7 Crime in the Economic and Technological Systems
138
Chapter 8 Crimes in the Housing System
170
Chapter 11 Explaining WhiteCollar Crime
260
Chapter 12 Policing WhiteCollar Crime
295
Chapter 13 Judicial Proceedings and WhiteCollar Crime
332
Chapter 14 The Corrections Subsystem and WhiteCollar Crime
364
Glossary
395
References
405
Credits and Sources
431
Index
437

Chapter 9 Crimes by the Corporate System
193
Chapter 10 Environmental Crime
229
About the Author
453
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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.

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