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Adolescent Precursors of White-Collar Crime

Simon I. Singer.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 9085 words.

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...

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Choosing White-Collar Crime

Neal Shover, Andy Hochstetler and Tage Alalehto.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Theories of Crime; Corporate Crime. 8091 words.

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...

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Comparing Assumptions Underlying Regulatory Inspection Strategies

Peter Mascini.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 8404 words.

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

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Core Themes in the Study of White-Collar Crime

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

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 9891 words.

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)...

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The Costs of White-Collar Crime

Mark A. Cohen.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 9065 words.

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...

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

Wei Wang and Hongming Cheng.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 7773 words.

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...

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Criminal Decision Making in Organizational Contexts

Edward Tomlinson and Amanda Pozzuto.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 6969 words.

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...

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Criminogenic Organizational Properties and Dynamics

Wim Huisman.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 12525 words.

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...

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Cultural Variation

Susyan Jou, Bill Hebenton and Lennon Chang.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime; International and Comparative Criminology. 8561 words.

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...

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Cybercrime

Samuel C. McQuade III.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transactional Crime; Corporate Crime. 9954 words.

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...

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Developmental Perspectives on White-Collar Criminality

Michael L. Benson.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 8965 words.

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 principles...

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Economic Fluctuations and Crises

Sally S. Simpson and Melissa Rorie.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 7970 words.

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...

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

Brian K. Payne.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 8450 words.

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

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Employee Theft

Jay P. Kennedy.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 12824 words.

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...

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Environmental Crime

Peter Cleary Yeager and Sally S. Simpson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 13549 words.

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...

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Financial Crimes

Michael Levi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime; Transactional Crime. 10802 words.

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...

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Gang Delinquency

Cheryl L. Maxson and Kristy N. Matsuda.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Corporate Crime. 12113 words.

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...

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Gender and Theories of Delinquency

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

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Theories of Crime; Corporate Crime. 8104 words.

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...

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Gender Constructions

Mary Dodge.

in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime. 6278 words.

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...

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Girls, Friends, and Delinquency

Jean Marie McGloin and Stephanie DiPietro.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Theories of Crime; Corporate Crime. 9262 words.

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...

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