White-Collar Crime: The Abuse Of Corporate And Government Power
White-Collar Crime: The Abuse Of Corporate And Government Power

White-Collar Crime: The Abuse Of Corporate And Government Power

  • Publish Date: 2011-02-28
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ronald J. Berger
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When does cutting corners in pursuit of corporate profit become a crime? When should the misdeeds of government officials warrant a prison sentence? This lucid introduction to the notoriously complex problem of white-collar crime provides students with a set of tools for exploring the abuse of corporate and government power.

This student-friendly text:

Covers the gamut of corporate crimes and government malfeasance.
Accessibly introduces theoretical concepts.
Includes both classic case studies and contemporary examples.
Documents the devastating impact of white-collar crime.
Discusses the dilemmas of regulatory reform and ways to prevent white-collar crime.

For students, the result is a critical approach to separating right from wrong and lawful from illegal in the gray areas of professional and civic life.

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