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White Collar Crime and Its Victims

Michael Levi

White Collar Crime and Its Victims

The Social and Media Construction of Business Fraud (Clarendon Studies in Criminology)

by Michael Levi

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • English criminal law: fraud,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • White Collar Crime,
  • Social Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Criminology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10138504M
    ISBN 10019826254X
    ISBN 109780198262541

    S.P. Shapiro, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Victimization. White-collar crimes exploit impersonal trust, asymmetric relationships in which principals entrust strangers to provide specialization, intermediation, and collectivization (Shapiro ).Victims of white-collar crime, therefore, typically lack expertise and access to the information.   Examples of white-collar crime include fraud, embezzlement, forgery, and bribery. Violent crime “Criminal behavior by persons, against persons or property that intentionally threatens, attempts, or actually inflicts physical harm”. 1 Examples include murder, assault, arson, and kidnapping. White collar crime is a very different kind of crime.

    The Handbook of White-Collar Crime is a unique re-framing of traditional discussions that discusses common topics of white-collar crime—who the offenders are, who the victims are, how these crimes are punished, theoretical explanations—while exploring how the choice of one definition over another affects research and scholarship on the subject. In , Edwin Sutherland coined the term white-collar crime in his presidential address to the American Sociological Society. Since then, E. F. Hutton, Drexel Burnham Lambert and Solomon Brothers have vividly brought the problem to the attention of the American public. In White-Collar Crime Reconsidered, the world's leading authorities on the subject expand upon Sutherland's concept of white.

    White Collar Crime and Its Victims by Michael Levi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. White Collar Crime" (Shapiro ) which was prepared about four years ago for a multidisciplinary audience of researchers and faculty involved in the Yale program in white collar illegality research. Its purpose was ta assist newcomers to the area to think conceptually and theoretically about white collar crime.


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"Victims of White-Collar and Corporate Crime." In Victims, Crime and Society, edited by Pamela DaviesPeter Francis and Chris Greer, London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n4. Women appear as white-collar offenders with far less frequency than do men, despite a contemporary workplace that offers more opportunities for female crime.

High-level corporate positions for women that are conducive to elite deviance, however, remain relatively rare. Research on whether women are committing more white-collar crimes is inconclusive.

white collar crime should be taken into consideration in the formulation and development of theories of crime and criminality.

a wealth of material in this book deals with the decisions of courts and administrative commissions against seventy large manufacturing, mining, and mercantile corporations.

Introduction and Overview of White-Collar Crime 3. crimes. First, white-collar crimes are committed during the course of one’s job. Second, the offender’s occupational role plays a central. feature in the perpetration of the crime. Third, the offender’s occu-pation is viewed as a legitimate occupation by society (e.g., a drugFile Size: 1MB.

The concept of white collar crimes evolved with the Criminologist and Sociologist Edwin H. Sutherland, in the yearwho popularised the term white collar crimes by defining such a crime as “one committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation”.

Sutherland also included crimes committed by corporations and other legal entities within his definition. The book White Collar Crime by Sutherland focused on the crimes of: and operational.

The primary victims as well as the context in which a crime occurs are criteria in which stage of Friedrichs' multistage approach to defining white collar crime.

typological. The in-depth coverage of white collar crime by the media has been a regular. Why White-Collar Crime Matters. Violent crime is both alarming and costly. However, despite its physical and psychological impact on victims and even witnesses, street crime pales in many ways when compared with white-collar : Gerald Cliff, April Wall-Parker.

White Collar Tales: The Story Of Marcus Schrenker. “Bailout is one of the most absorbing true crime books I’ve ever read,” says Davy particularly related to white collar crime Author: Walter Pavlo. White collar crime refers to “illegal or unethical acts that violate fiduciary responsibilit y of public trust committed by an individ ual or orga nization, usually dur ing the co urse.

& WARING, THE NATURE AND SANCTIONING OF WHITE COLLAR CRIME. See Wheeler, White Collar Crime: History of an Idea, in 4 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CRIME AND JUSTICE (S. Kadish ed. ) (providing more detailed discussion of definitions of white collar crime).

Book Description. White-Collar Crime: An Opportunity Perspective analyzes white-collar crime within a coherent theoretical framework. Using the opportunity perspective, which assumes that all crimes depend on offenders recognizing an opportunity to commit an offense, the authors uncover the processes and situational conditions that facilitate white-collar crimes.

If one idea can sum up the results of his research, it’s that white-collar criminals rarely pause to think about the outcomes or potential victims of their decisions.

There is a White collar crime registry identifying those who've committed white-collar crime to the public trying to deter possible victims from being victimized. The first White Collar Crime Offender Registry was established in Utah in Relationship to other types of crime Blue-collar crime. Introduction.

Sutherland's publication of the book, White Collar Crime, focused much of its attention on the crimes of businessmen and organizations, 70 of which were committed in the private sector and 15 in the public sector.

His book stirred much controversy amongst his peers as it focused on the misconduct of many high-profile by:   White collar criminals are physically distant from their victims. Many times, such victims are shapeless and amorphous. Hence the human instinct of “visceral guilt” which guards against Author: Roomy Khan.

Interestingly, the scope of white-collar crime in a law book is broader, in a sense, than Sutherland's view because it includes some crimes committed primarily by lower-level employees.

For example, you probably won't find well-to-do businessmen posing as telemarketers and calling unsuspecting : Jane Mcgrath. white collar victimization will be de- scribed, and the similarities and differ- ences between the victims of white collar and violent crime will be discussed.

Em- phasis is given to data obtained from interviewing 77 victims of a fraudulent financial scheme. White Collar Crime White collar crime is defined by theCited by:.

This comprehensive text helps students understand the problems involved in studying white collar crime, explanations for crime, the principal focus of the crimes, and the character of the legal and criminal justice response to the ant Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.3/5(10).White-collar crime, crime committed by persons who, often by virtue of their occupations, exploit social, economic, or technological power for personal or corporate gain.

The term, coined in by the American criminologist Edwin Sutherland, drew attention to the typical attire of the perpetrators, who were generally businesspeople, high-ranking professionals, and politicians.

White-collar crime as a concept in criminology was both groundbreaking in its observation on offending behavior and controversial in its view of society. Central to Sutherland’s () paper is the idea that previously established theories on the causes of crime were inaccurate because of their failure to acknowledge the corrupt business Author: Timothy Holmes.