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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


Introduction: In Pursuit of a European Dialogue on White-Collar and Corporate Crimes

Nicholas Lord, Éva Inzelt, Wim Huisman, and Rita Faria

in European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This essay introduces the book’s rationale and purpose, foregrounding the need for analysing what is distinctly European about the nature of white-collar and corporate crimes in Europe. The essay ... 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


Observations on European White-Collar Crime Scholarship from the United States

Melissa Rorie

in European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This essay examines the distinctiveness of white-collar crime scholarship from the perspective of an academic located in the United States. Drawing on personal experiences and a review of ... 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


Same Difference? Reflections on the Comparative Method in White-Collar Crime Research in Ireland and the United States

Joe McGrath and Deirdre Healy

in European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Comparative socio-legal and criminological research is notoriously complex due to the variety of languages, cultures and legal systems that exist across the globe. These issues are particularly ... 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


How to Prioritize White-Collar Crime Research in the European Union in Relation to Internal and External Security

Sunčana Roksandić

in European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This essay deals with questions about which areas could be considered as the key priority areas of European white-collar and corporate crimes scholarship when taking into consideration the EU Agenda ... More


Identifying ‘Europeanness’ in European White-Collar Crime: The Case Study of Criminal Responses to ‘Market Abuse’

Sarah Wilson

in European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This essay explores the value of identifying Europeaness in understandings of white-collar crime through reference to key European policy relating to unlawful behaviours which are termed ‘market ... More


European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Nicholas Lord, Éva Inzelt, Wim Huisman, and Rita Faria (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From corporate corruption and the facilitation of money laundering, to food fraud and labour exploitation, European citizens continue to be confronted by serious corporate and white-collar crimes. ... 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


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


Follow the Money: Corporate Crime as Real Crime

Alex T. Simpson

in Crime TV: Streaming Criminology in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479804368
eISBN:
9781479827916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804368.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Follow the Money is a Danish crime thriller that explores how misguided corporate ambition and greed leads to criminal activity. The series exposes viewers to economic crime's complex world, ... 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


Whitewashing the White Collar

Ciaran McCullagh

in Giving Voice to Diversity in Criminological Research: Nothing about Us without Us'

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529215526
eISBN:
9781529215557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215526.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter argues that a process of double marginalisation operates in Irish society. Put at its most simple - one group is marginalised in the conventional sense, that is, from access to social ... 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


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


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