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White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers (Cambridge Studies in Criminology)

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Studies of the criminal career to date have focused on common criminals and street crime; criminologists have overlooked the careers of white-collar offenders. David Weisburd and Elin Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the criminal careers of people convicted of white-collar crimes. Weisburd and Waring uncover some surprising findings, which upset common wisdom about white-collar criminals. Their findings illustrate the misplaced emphasis of previous scholarship in focusing on the categorical distinctions between criminals and noncriminals.

Synopsis:

Weisburd and Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the white-collar criminal career.

Synopsis:

This is the first detailed examination of the criminal careers of people convicted of white collar crimes. It is important both because it examines an area of study ignored by others, and because by so doing we are led to new and interesting ideas about white collar crime, criminality and criminal careers.

Synopsis:

Weisburd and Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the white-collar criminal career.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-182) and index.

Table of Contents

1. White collar crime and criminal careers; 2. Dimensions of official criminal careers; 3. Crimes of crisis and opportunity; 4. Chronic offenders; 5. Prison sanctions and criminal careers; 6. Understanding recidivism; 7. Conclusions; Appendix A. Description of statutory offenses; Appendix B. Comparison of the Wheeler et al. and the current sample; Notes; References.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521777636
Editor:
Blumstein, Alfred
Author:
Chayet, Ellen
Editor:
Blumstein, Alfred
Author:
Chayet, Ellen F.
Author:
Weisburd, David
Author:
Farrington, David
Author:
Blumstein, Alfred
Author:
Waring, Elin
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminal Law
Subject:
White collar crimes
Subject:
Commercial criminals
Subject:
Criminal Law - General
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Criminology
Series Volume:
IMS-15
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.95x6.00x.60 in. .66 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Weisburd and Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the white-collar criminal career.
"Synopsis" by , This is the first detailed examination of the criminal careers of people convicted of white collar crimes. It is important both because it examines an area of study ignored by others, and because by so doing we are led to new and interesting ideas about white collar crime, criminality and criminal careers.
"Synopsis" by , Weisburd and Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the white-collar criminal career.
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