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The Meaning of White-Collar Crime

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the three critical issues in defining ‘white-collar crime’. It then considers the offenses that should be regarded as white-collar crimes, and salvaging ... More


Retributivism: An Inferior Practice

John Braithwaite and Philip Pettit

in Not Just Deserts: A Republican Theory of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240563
eISBN:
9780191680205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240563.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter shows that retributivism is incapable of dealing with the complexities of modern society, in particular complexities associated with white-collar crime. It argues that the just deserts ... More


Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Stuart P. Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The picture of crime that dominates the popular imagination is one of unambiguous wrong-doing — manifestly harmful acts that are clearly worthy of condemnation. The accompanying picture of the ... More


Trust and Betrayal

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers in the Dock: Learning from Attorney Disciplinary Procedings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374230
eISBN:
9780199871803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374230.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

All of social life depends on trust, which often is best understood through its betrayal. The literature on white collar crime delineates its distinctive characteristics; case studies of embezzlement ... More


Some Generalizations About the Moral Content of White-Collar Crime

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter begins the task of looking at white-collar crime through the lens of criminal law theory. It discusses the place of retribution in criminal law theory and moral ambiguity in white-collar ... More


A Three-Part Framework for Analysis

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on three kinds of moral element found in any criminal offense: (1) mens rea (or omission of mens rea), (2) harmfulness, and (3) moral wrongfulness. This three-part framework is ... More


Conclusion

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It is because white-collar criminal law is informed by everyday moral concepts such as cheating, deceiving, coercing, and the like that ... More


Introduction

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter very briefly outlines the book's five contributions. First, the book identifies two broad perspectives on organizational wrongdoing and misconduct, conceived broadly as corporate crime, ... More


The Offenses

James C. Oleson

in Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520282414
eISBN:
9780520958098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282414.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the self-reports for seventy-two different offenses. Rates of prevalence (the percentage of the sample reporting an offense), incidence (the number of offenses reported by the ... More


Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality

Jeffrey S. Parker

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses corporate crime and overcriminalization. It first discusses the concept of corporate crime and its historical background. Corporate crimes include entity criminal liability, ... More


Introduction

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the moral complexity and uncertainty associated with white-collar crime. It presents two recent cases of alleged criminality to illustrate these ... More


Conceptual Foundations: Insights from Criminology and the Sociology of Work

Randy Hodson and Gary F. Jensen

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter addresses why neither crime at the workplace nor crime generated by workplace experiences has received much attention in criminology. To some degree this neglect reflects ... More


Introduction

Matthew Gill

in Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Accountancy tends to capture the public imagination only when something goes spectacularly wrong. This chapter illustrates how such spectacles, rather than being isolated incidents, can be understood ... More


Disloyalty

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The significance of the norm against disloyalty (and the closely related concept of breach of trust) to our understanding of white-collar crime has been both over- and underestimated in the scholarly ... More


Moving Backstage: Uncovering the Role of Compliance Practices in Shaping Regulatory Policy

N. Reichman

in A Reader on Regulation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765295
eISBN:
9780191695292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765295.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explicates the business sector's influence on the definition and distribution of white-collar crime within specific regulatory contexts. It argues that business sectors influence the ... More


Obstruction of Justice

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The moral ambivalence that the public feels towards white-collar crime is nowhere more apparent than in the case of obstruction of justice. In one high profile obstruction prosecution after another, ... More


Introduction

Joe McGrath

in Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introduces the reader to the argument in this monograph. It outlines the need for this project by locating it within the existing literature on corporate and white-collar crime and regulatory ... More


Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Joe McGrath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is the first definitive examination of the practice of corporate regulation and enforcement from the foundation of the Irish State to the present day. It analyses the transition in Ireland from ... More


A Final Thought on Moral Wrongfulness

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The focus in Part II has been on the various distinct ways in which people commit wrongful acts. The attempt has been to think about each kind of wrong in isolation — separated both from harms and ... More


Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Donald Palmer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Normal Organizational Wrongdoing critically reviews theory and research on wrongdoing in and of organizations, focusing on the individual level of analysis. The book considers a wide ... More


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