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Adolescent Precursors of White-Collar Crime  

Simon I. Singer

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
Delinquency in adolescence is a known precursor to adult criminality. Nonetheless, the delinquencies of adolescents are generally considered irrelevant to adult white-collar crime. This ... More

Choosing White-Collar Crime  

Neal Shover, Andy Hochstetler, and Tage Alalehto

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
In Western countries such as the United States, crime is viewed as chosen behavior. This assumption emerged as the dominant theoretical underpinning of crime control policy-making in the ... More

Comparing Assumptions Underlying Regulatory Inspection Strategies: Implications for Oversight Policy  

Peter Mascini

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
This chapter first distinguishes four influential policy ideas about regulatory inspection—criminalizing corporate non-compliance, reintegrative shaming, the enforcement pyramid, and ... More

Core Themes in the Study of White-Collar Crime  

Michael L. Benson, Shanna R. Van Slyke, and Francis T. Cullen

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
This chapter introduces the eight core themes that guided the selection of essays in this Handbook. These are (1) concept, (2) offender, (3) organization, (4) choice, (5) opportunity, (6) ... More

The Costs of White-Collar Crime  

Mark A. Cohen

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
From an employee who steals $50 from the cashbox to a multibillion-dollar conspiracy to manipulate interest rates, the costs of white-collar crime are far-reaching and often extend beyond ... More

The Credibility of Oversight and Aggregate Rates of White-Collar Crime  

Wei Wang and Hongming Cheng

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
Although scholars have proposed various models to explain white-collar crime, few have explored how the credibility of oversight may affect the aggregate rates of white-collar crime. This ... More

Criminal Decision Making in Organizational Contexts  

Edward Tomlinson and Amanda Pozzuto

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
This chapter is predicated on the view that white-collar crime emanates from a decision making process and reviews research on how contextual factors in organizations may influence these ... More

Criminogenic Organizational Properties and Dynamics  

Wim Huisman

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
The aim of this chapter is to explore organizational factors that account for the criminal acts of individuals within organizations on behalf of their employer. General organizational ... More

Cultural Variation  

Susyan Jou, Bill Hebenton, and Lennon Chang

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
Culture, whether invoked as a dependent or independent variable, has become increasingly significant with respect to the study of white-collar criminality. Indeed, it can be argued that it ... More

Cybercrime  

Samuel C. McQuade III

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article begins by discussing cybercrime as an evolving technology-based crime construct. Cybercrime includes existing and emerging forms of criminality carried out with electronic IT ... More

Developmental Perspectives on White-Collar Criminality  

Michael L. Benson

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
This chapter considers white-collar offenders from the perspective of life-course theory and thus integrates the study of white-collar crime into mainstream criminology. The main ... More

Economic Fluctuations and Crises  

Sally S. Simpson and Melissa Rorie

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
In light of the global financial crisis, a great deal of interest has emerged in the relationship between economic crisis and crime. Although most research in this area has focused on ... More

Effects on White-Collar Defendants of Criminal Justice Attention and Sanctions  

Brian K. Payne

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
This chapter examines the consequences of criminal justice attention and sanctions for white-collar defendants. Using media reports, prior research on white-collar offenders, ... More

Employee Theft  

Jay P. Kennedy

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
Employee theft is a serious crime that creates large social and economic problems. However, it has received relatively little attention from crime scholars. Because the effects of employee ... More

Environmental Crime  

Peter Cleary Yeager and Sally S. Simpson

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on environmental offenses and policy within the United States with particular emphasis on legal approaches in other countries. It describes types and patterns of ... More

Financial Crimes  

Michael Levi

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article begins by examining the evidence on the extent and costs of financial crimes. It includes a broad variety of deceptions against a spectrum of poor and wealthy individuals and ... More

Gang Delinquency  

Cheryl L. Maxson and Kristy N. Matsuda

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Dec 2011
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Sep 2012
Streets gangs are a form of delinquent peer group. This article begins with describing the characteristics that distinguish gangs from other social groups. It draws from both law ... More

Gender and Theories of Delinquency  

Stacy De Coster, Karen Heimer, and Samantha R. Cumley

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
Females are less likely than males to violate the law, a statement that has become a criminological truism and might help explain why the major theoretical paradigms in criminology tend to ... More

Gender Constructions  

Mary Dodge

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May 2016
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Apr 2016
Men commit the majority of white-collar crime. The participation of women in corporate and occupational fraud is limited, and the role they may play in the future is unknown. This chapter ... More

Girls, Friends, and Delinquency  

Jean Marie McGloin and Stephanie DiPietro

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
One of the controversial issues in criminology is the notion that females are less likely than males to commit a crime. Although scholars have hotly debated the changing magnitude of the ... More

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