Profit Without Honor: White-collar Crime and the Looting of America

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2004 - Social Science - 564 pages
For courses in Criminal Justice, American Culture, White Collar Crime, Social Problems, Criminology, and Law & Society. Timely and engaging, this edition of this popular text includes coverage of the latest high-profile cases of white-collar crime , including the Enron, WorldCom, Global Crossing, Qwest Communications, Adelphia, Rite-Aid, ImClone, and Arthur Andersen scandals. Utlizing both academic and popular sources, Profit Without Honor 3/e explores the true cost of white-collar crime. Presenting a vivid picture of corporate fraud from Fortune 500 boardrooms to the Mom and Pop shop around the corner.

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Stephen M. Rosoff is associate professor of sociology and Director of the Graduate Criminology Program at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He received his Ph.D. in social ecology from the University of California, Irvine. He has written extensively on white-collar crime and professional deviance, particularly in the areas of medical fraud and computer crime. He is co-author of two forthcoming books: Contemporary Legal Issues: Whose Rights? Who's Right? (Roxbury Press) and Deviance and Deviants (Prentice Hall).

Henry N. Pontell is professor of criminology, law and society in the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. A widely recognized authority on white-collar crime, including financial institution fraud and crime in the health care industry, and writer in a number of areas of criminology and sociology, in 2001 he received the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Cressey Award for major lifetime contributions to the study, detection and deterrence of fraud. His recent books include: Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis, and Contemporary Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honor of Gilbert Geis.

Robert H. Tillman is associate professor of sociology at St. John's University in New York City. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Davis. He is the author and co-author of several books on white-collar crime, including: Global Pirates: Fraud in the Offshore Insurance Industry (Northeastern University Press, forthcoming); Broken Promises: Fraud by Small Business Health Insurers (Northeastern University Press); and Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis (University of California Press).

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