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Controversies in White-Collar Crime.

Author: Gary Potter
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Potter, Gary.
Controversies in White-Collar Crime.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Potter
ISBN: 9781317523697 1317523695
OCLC Number: 894171575
Notes: Chapter 7 The Scandalization of America: Political Corruption in the Postmodern Era.
Description: 1 online resource (277 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgments; Preface; Table of Contents; Chapter 1 Thinking about White-Collar Crime; White-Collar Crime, the Arousal of Fear, and the Occurrence of Injury; The Cost of White-Collar Crime; The Occurrence of Injury; The Arousal of Fear; Rending the Social Contract Asunder; Crime as a Violation of Criminal Statutes; Price-Fixing and Restraint of Trade; Bank Fraud; Financial Fraud in the Medical Industry; Consumer Fraud; Tax Fraud; Environmental Pollution; More than Criminal, the Immorality of White-Collar Crime; Sexism, Racism, and U.S. Corporations. ConclusionNotes; Chapter 2 White-Collar Crime; Business as Usual; Sutherland and White-Collar Crime; Theorizing About White-Collar Crime; Corporate and State Crime; The Yale White-Collar Crime Research; Fallout from the Yale Studies; Trust and Antitrust; Drifting Into Difficulty; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 3 State-Corporate Crime in a Globalized World: Myth or Major Challenge?; The Origins of the Concept of State-Corporate Crime; Constructing Crime, Myths about Crime, and State-Corporate Crime; Landmark Cases of State-Corporate Crime; Explaining State-Corporate Crime. Responding to and Controlling State-Corporate CrimeConclusion; Notes; Chapter 4 Toward an Understanding of Academic Deviance; Conceptual, Definitional, and Methodological Problems; Nature and Scope of Academic Deviance; The Normative Framework of Academia: Excellence, Integrity, Academic Freedom; Analysis and Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 5 A Critical Model for the Study of Resource Colonialism and Native Resistance; Culture Conflict; State-Corporate Relationships to the Chippewa in Wisconsin; Resistance of the Chippewa to Exxon; Resistance of the Chippewa to Kennecott. A Critical Perspective of the Mining ControversyIndigenous Knowledge and New Policy Implications; A Way of Life; Notes; Chapter 6 Toxic Crimes and Environmental Justice: Examining the Hidden Dangers of Hazardous Waste; Introduction; Defining Toxic Crime; The Organization of Toxic Corporate Crime; Environmental Justice; Environmental Hazard Data: General Overview; Biennial Reporting System; Toxic Release Inventory; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System Data; Accidental Release Information Program Data; Using EPA Data to Study Environmental Justice. Race, Class, and Environmental Justice: History and EvidenceThe Location of Commercial Waste Facilities; TRI Facilities; Abandoned Waste Sites; Accidental Chemical Releases; Case Studies; Case Study 1: Escambia Treating Company Site, Pensacola, Florida; Case Study 2: Marzone Inc./Chevron Chemical Company Site, Tifton, Georgia; Case Study 3: Environmental Racism in Chester, Pennsylvania; Case Study 4: Environmental Justice in Louisiana; Case Study 5: Normandy Park Apartments, Temple Terrace, Florida; Conclusion; Notes.

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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.

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