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Corporate and governmental deviance : problems of organizational behavior in contemporary society

Author: M David Ermann; Richard J Lundman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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With selections ranging from price-fixing by major corporations to the use of genocide during the Nazi Holocaust, the sixth edition of this respected text teaches how and why organisations, not just individuals, commit acts of deviance.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M David Ermann; Richard J Lundman
ISBN: 0195135296 9780195135299
OCLC Number: 45791430
Description: x, 335 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Overview. Corporate and governmental deviance : origins, patterns, and reactions / M. David Ermann and Richard J. Lundman. Scholarly foundations. The criminaloid : an early sociologist examines deviance by powerful people and their organizations / Edward Alsworth Ross --
White collar crime : formulating the concept and providing corporate crime baseline data / Edwin H. Sutherland --
Corporate crime : clarifying the concept and extending the data / Marshall B. Clinard and Peter C. Yeager --
Organizational actors and the irrelevance of persons / James S. Coleman. Patterns. The heavy electrical equipment antitrust cases : price-fixing techniques and rationalizations / Gilbert Geis --
Beer and circus : big-time college sports and the crippling of undergraduate education / Murray Sperber --
Why should my conscience bother me? : hiding aircraft brake hazards / Kermit Vandivier --
The Nazi holocaust : using bureaucracies and overcoming psychological barriers to genocide / Raul Hilberg --
Apartheid torturer : evil shows its banal face / Suzanne Daly --
The My Lai massacre : crimes of obedience and sanctioned massacres / Herbert C. Kelman and V. Lee Hamilton. Reactions. Ten whistleblowers : what they did and how they fared / Myron Peretz Glazer --
The Los Angeles Police Department Rampart Division scandal : exposing police misconduct and responding to it / The Rampart Independent Review Panel --
Chained factory fire exits : media coverage of a corporate crime that killed 25 workers / John P. Wright, Francis T. Cullen, and Michael B. Blankenship --
Pinto madness : flaws in the generally accepted landmark narrative / Matthew T. Lee and M. David Ermann --
The Challenger space shuttle disaster : conventional wisdom and a revisionist account / Diane Vaughan.
Responsibility: [edited by] M. David Ermann, Richard J. Lundman.
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