Description

Original writings explore the issue of white-collar crime and the controversies that surround it, focusing on the vastness of state-corporate and white-collar crime, the victimization that results, and the ways these crimes affect society environmentally, politically, economically and personally.

Key Features

  • The chapters written for this volume tackle all the major controversies related to white-collar crime: issues of definition, questions of harm and cost, conflicts of interest in enforcement and control, and questions of public policy.

Table of Contents

1. Thinking About White-Collar Crime

2. White-Collar Crime

3. State-Corporate Crime in a Globalized World: Myth or Major Challenge?

4. Toward an Understanding of Academic Deviance

5. A Critical Model for the Study of Resource Colonialism and Native Resistance

6. Toxic Crimes and Environmental Justice: Examining the Hidden Dangers of Hazardous Waste

7. The Scandalization of America: Political Corruption in the Postmodern Era

8. Downsized by Law, Ideology and Pragmatics – Policing White-Collar Crime

9. Globalization, State-Corporate Crime, and Women: The Strategic Role of Women’s NGOs in the New World Order

10. States, Corporations and the ‘New’ World Order

Details

No. of pages:
260
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Anderson
Print ISBN:
9781583605141
Electronic ISBN:
9781437755206