Greed is Good: Maximization and Elite Deviance in America

Greed is Good: Maximization and Elite Deviance in America

By: Matthew Robinson (author), Daniel Murphy (author)Paperback

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Description

Through a new theory called Contextual Anomie/Strain Theory, Matthew Robinson and Daniel Murphy explain why deviance and crime are so widespread in American corporations. Exploring the simultaneous use of legitimate (i.e., legal) and illegitimate (i.e., deviant or illegal) means of opportunity in pursuit of one's goals, Greed is Good explains various forms of elite deviance and corporate crime.

About Author

Daniel Murphy is assistant professor of criminal justice at Appalachian State University. Matthew Robinson is associate professor of criminal justice at Appalachian State.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Greed, Maximization, and Crime Chapter 2 Theoretical Background: Strain and Anomie Theories Chapter 3 Contextual Anomie/Strain Theory Chapter 4 Maximization and Elite Property Crime Chapter 5 Maximization and Elite Violent Crime Chapter 6 Conclusions and Policy Implications

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742560710
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 150
  • ID: 9780742560710
  • weight: 240
  • ISBN10: 0742560716

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