White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader (SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice)

White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader (SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice)

By: Brian K. Payne (author)Paperback

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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 - 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.

About Author

Brian K. Payne received his doctorate in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1993. He is currently the vice provost for graduate and undergraduate academic programs at Old Dominion University, where he is tenured in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. He is a former editor of the American Journal of Criminal Justice, past president of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and past president of the Southern Criminal Justice Association. Payne is the author or coauthor of more than 160 journal articles and seven books including White-Collar Crime: The Essentials (Sage), Family Violence and Criminal Justice (Elsevier, with Randy Gainey), and Crime and Elder Abuse: An Integrated Perspective (Charles C Thomas). He won the local Pinewood Derby when he was in the fourth grade.


ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsSECTION I. Introduction and Overview of White-Collar Crime: A Systems PerspectiveHow to Read a Research ArticleReading:1. Crime and Business, by Edwin H. SutherlandSECTION II. Understanding White-Collar Crime: Definitions, Extent, and ConsequencesReadings:2. White-Collar and Professional Crime: The Challenge for the 1980s, by Herbert Edelhertz3. Occupational Crime, Occupational Deviance, and Workplace Crime: Sorting Out the Differences, by David O. FriedrichsSECTION III. Crimes in Sales-Related Occupations: A Systems PerspectiveReadings:4. The Appliance Repairman: A Study of Victim-Responsiveness and Fraud, by Diane Vaughan and Giovanna Carlo5. Employee Theft and Efficacy of Certain Control Procedures in Commercial Food Service Operations, by Richard Ghiselliand Joseph A. IsmailSECTION IV. Crimes in the Health Care SystemReadings:6. The Enforcement of Criminal Laws: Testimony to the House od Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, by James Frogue7. Illicit Prescription Drug Use Among Pharmacists: Evidence of a Paradox of Familiarity, by Dean A. Dabney and Richard C. HollingerSECTION V. Crime in Systems of Social Control: White-Collar Crime in Criminal Justice, Political, and Religious SystemsReadings:8. Violated Trust: Conceptualizing Prosecutorial Misconduct, by Heather Schoenfeld9. Uncollaring the Criminal: Understanding the Criminal Careers of Criminal Clerics, by Alex R. Piquero, Nicole Leeper Piquero, Karen J. Terry, Tasha Youstin, and Matt NoblesSECTION VI. Crimes in the Educational SystemReadings:10. Intimidating Education: Sexual Harassment in Criminology, by Elizabeth A. Stanko11. ORI Findings of Scientific Misconduct in Clinical Trials and Publicly Funded Research, 1992-2002, by Sandra M. ReynoldsSECTION VII. Crime in the Economic and Technological SystemsReadings:12. Insider Trading: The SEC Meets Karl Karcher, by Elizabeth Szockyj13. Cybercrime Against Businesses, by Ramona R. RantalaSECTION VIII. Crimes in the Housing SystemReadings:14. The Mortgage Meltdown as Normal Accidental Wrongdoing, by Donald Palmer and Michael W. Maher15. 2009 Mortgage Fraud Report "Year in Review," by the Federal Bureau of InvestigationSECTION IX. Crimes by the Corporate SystemReadings:16. Is Corporate Crime Serious Crime? Criminal Justice and Corporate Crime Control, by Ronald C. Kramer17. Food for Thought: An Investigation of Food and Drug Administration Reporting Practices, 1995-1999, by Michael J. Lynch, Roonald J. Burns, and Jefferson E. HolcombSECTION X. Environmental CrimeReadings:18. Corporate Environmental Crimes and Social Inequality: New Directions for Environmental Justice Research, by David R. Simon19. Crimes Against the Environment: Superfund Enforcement at Last, by Harold C. BarnettSECTION XI. Explaining White-Collar CrimeReadings:20. Are White-Collar and Common Offenders the Same? An Empirical and Theoretical Critique of a Recently Proposed General Theory of Crime, by Michael L. Benson and Elizabeth Moore21. Completely Out of Control or the Desire to Be in Control? How Low Self-Control and the Desire for Control Relate to Corporate Offending, by Nicole Leeper Piquero, Andrea Schoepfer, and Lynn Langton22. White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers: Specifying a Trajectory of Punctuated Situational Offending, by Nicole Leeper Piquero and Michael L. BensonSECTION XII. Policing White-Collar CrimeReadings:23. Documenting Inadequate Care in the Nursing Home: The Story of an Undercover Agent, by Garrett E. Speaks24. Government Whistleblowers: Crime's Hidden Victims, by Carleen A. Botsko and Robert C. WellsSECTION XIII. Judicial Proceedings and White-Collar CrimeReadings:25. Local Prosecutors and Corporate Crime, by Michael L. Benson, Francis T. Cullen, and William J. Maakestad26. Whistleblowing and Lawyers, by Barbara A. BelbotSECTION XIV. The Corrections Subsystem and White-Collar CrimeReadings:27. The Special Sensitivity of White-Collar Offenders to Prison: A Critique and Research Agenda, by Michael L. Benson and Francis T. Cullen28. "Club Fed" in Japan? Incarceration Experiences of Japanese Embezzlers, by Jurg Gerber29. White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers: Some Preliminary Findings, by David Weisburd, Ellen F. Chayet, and Elin J. WaringGlossaryReferencesCredits and SourcesIndexAbout the Author

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412987493
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9781412987493
  • ISBN10: 1412987490

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