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Theft of a nation : Wall Street looting and federal regulatory colluding

Author: Gregg Barak
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
Series: Issues in crime & justice (Lanham, Md.)
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Theft of a Nation is a powerful criminological examination of Wall Street's recent financial meltdown. Through the lenses of white collar crime and victimology, the book presents a critical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg Barak
ISBN: 9781442207783 1442207787 9781442207790 1442207795 9781442207806 1442207809
OCLC Number: 779265241
Description: xii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Law, power, and wealth : on the rhetoric and reality of fighting financial abuse --
Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme and Wall Street's financial meltdown : a primer on investment fraud and victimization --
Unenlightened self interest, unregulated financial markets, and unfettered victimization : from the savings and loan bailouts to too big to fail --
Theories of white collar illegalities and the crimes of the powerful : a reciprocal approach to the political economy of Wall Street looting and federal regulatory colluding --
Financial looting, victimization, and legal intervention : on criminal prosecution and civil law enforcement --
Consuming victims and victimless identities : on the social construction of victimization and the re-emergence of public victims --
The Wall Street financial reform and consumer protection act of 2010 : a synopsis of Dodd-Frank and the re-regulation of financial abuse --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Glossary --
About the author.
Series Title: Issues in crime & justice (Lanham, Md.)
Responsibility: Gregg Barak.

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