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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.
Table of Contents
Introduction and Overview of White-Collar Crime: a Systems Perspective
How to Read a Research Article
Crime and Business
Understanding White-Collar Crime: Definitions, Extent, and Consequences
White-Collar and Professional Crime: The Challenge for the 1980s
Occupational Crime, Occupational Deviance, and Workplace Crime: Sorting Out the Differences
Crimes in Sales-Related Occupations: a Systems Perspective
The Appliance Repairman: a Study of Victim-Responsiveness and Fraud
Employee Theft and Efficacy of Certain Control Procedures in Commercial Food Service Operations
Crimes in the Health Care System
The Enforcement of Criminal Laws: Testimony to the House od Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
Illicit Prescription Drug Use Among Pharmacists: Evidence of a Paradox of Familiarity