By Mr John Minkes, Leonard Minkes

"This well timed assortment comprises modern case stories and important analyses via prime writers within the research of white collar company crime. It makes a useful contribution to the 'criminology of the corporation'." -Hazel Croall, Glasgow Caledonian college, U.K.Crime and unethical habit in company organisations and public our bodies is a growing to be region of analysis that's forming a part of many criminology classes. This ground-breaking booklet from key students in Criminology and administration reviews presents a very modern assessment of debates on company and white collar crime. company and White Collar Crime will motivate scholars to boost a large realizing of the subject. It extra helps the training adventure by means of drawing upon interdisciplinary and foreign views. Case reports and illustrative fabric are included all through, to assist the reader to hyperlink theories and concepts with sensible examples. meant viewers: Aimed essentially at undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in Criminology, legal Justice and enterprise and administration experiences, the booklet will cross-over into many different disciplines together with legislation and Social coverage. "This is an leading edge and multidisciplinary research of company and white collar crime that's either theoretically and empirically wealthy. The textual content serves as a poignant reminder why examine regarding the strong has to be a critical a part of criminological inquiry and why this ebook is key reading." -Reece Walters, The Open college, U.K."Again and back, pension cash are pillaged, traders fleeced, commuters killed, staff maimed, and groups poisoned. Why is it that so few of those acts are outlined as crimes, and why is it that, even if they're, prosecution is so infrequently potent? company Crime and White Collar Crime addresses those very questions via its rigorous, well-developed research and its vast ranging empirical concentration - on Europe, North the United States, Asia and past. The ebook can assist we all to reassess our knowing of the character of crime and of criminals, and to re-examine the prices in addition to the advantages of our present monetary, political and social order." -Frank Pearce, Queen's collage, Canada

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Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. ’, Criminal Justice Matters, 43: 22–3. Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. (2007) Safety Crimes. Cullompton: Willan. Tweedale, G. (2000) Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner and Newall and the Asbestos Hazard. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Vaughan, D. (1992) ‘The macro-micro connection in white-collar crime theory’, in K. Schlegel and D. Weisburd (eds), White-Collar Crime Reconsidered. Baston, MA: Northeastern University Press. 124–45. Corporations and Health and Safety This SAGE ebook is copyright and is supplied by NetLibrary.

13 Certainly, once one abandons an epistemological commitment to individualism, then more encompassing definitions and considerations of violence become possible. For example, Bowie has sought to develop the category of ‘organisational violence’, which ‘involves organisations knowingly placing their workers or clients in dangerous or violent situations or allowing a climate of abuse, bullying or harassment to thrive in the workplace’ (Bowie, 2002: 6). If this still retains some commitment to intention, it at least moves beyond simple understandings of individual action, not least because it acknowledges how a general organizational demeanour of generating or turning a blind eye 30 Corporate and White-collar Crime This SAGE ebook is copyright and is supplied by NetLibrary.

Structural pressures and strains may be applied both to those at the top as well as to employees, and the employment of deviant methods may be the only possible way of dealing with problematic situations, or, may be perceived as such (see Box, 1983). 28 Corporate and White-collar Crime This SAGE ebook is copyright and is supplied by NetLibrary. Unauthorised distribution forbidden. Finally, various forms of critical and radical criminologies – including Marxisms and feminisms – have made important contributions to our body of knowledge regarding corporate crime causation.

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