White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers
David Weisburd, Walter E Meyer Professor of Law and Criminal Justice David Weisburd, Elin Waring, Ellen F. Chayet
Cambridge University Press, Feb 12, 2001 - Social Science - 189 pages
Studies of the criminal career to date have focused on common criminals and street crime; criminologists have overlooked the careers of white-collar offenders. David Weisburd and Elin Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the criminal careers of people convicted of white-collar crimes. Weisburd and Waring uncover some surprising findings, which upset common wisdom about white-collar criminals. Their findings illustrate the misplaced emphasis of previous scholarship in focusing on the categorical distinctions between criminals and noncriminals.
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