Encyclopedia of white-collar crime

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This alphabetical encyclopedia contains terms relating to white-collar crime, a not-often academically studied topic. Gerber (criminal justice, Sam Houston State U.) and Jensen (sociology, U. of Idaho) select topics based on the tradition of Edwin Sutherland, who invented the term and officially defined the field; they focus on corporate and organizational crime over occupational, as well as contemporary and historical cases, societies in North America, Europe, and Asia, and theoretical explanations. Examples of entries: Ponzi Scheme, Enron, Exxon Valdez, identity theft, the cruise line industry, OSHA, Michael Milken, junk bonds, insider trading, Jimmy Swaggart, Lee Iacocca, and price fixing. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents ABC Home Health Services (Medicare fraud) -- Abscam, Operation -- A. H. Robins -- Allied Irish Bank Scandal -- Amphetamine -- Archer-Daniels--Midland (ADM) -- Arthur Andersen -- Asbestos -- Bait and Switch -- Bakker, Jim and Tammy Faye -- Barings Bank -- Beech-Nut Apple Juice Scandal -- Bid rigging cartels -- Black lung -- Boesky, Jean (1937- ) -- Braithwaite, John (1951- ) -- Bre-X Scandal -- Brown lung disease -- Buffalo Creek Flood -- Calvi, Roberto (1920-1982) -- C-5A transport aircraft -- Chemical crimes -- Chevrolet Corvair -- Citibank and misdirected Russian IMF loans -- Control fraud theory -- Corporate crime -- Corporate war crimes -- Credit Lyonnais -- Crimes against Native Americans -- Criminogenic industry -- Cruise line industry -- Daiwa Bank, Ltd. -- Dalkon Shield -- Deposit Insurance and the S&L Debacle -- DES -- Differential association -- Dixon, Don -- Drexel Burnham Lambert -- Enron -- Environmental white-collar crime -- Exxon Valdez -- False advertising -- Film Recovery Systems -- Fire in Goteberg, Sweden -- Firestone 500 Tires -- First Alliance Corporation Home Equity -- Ford Pinto -- Funeral industry fraud -- Golab, Stephen (1923-1983) -- Hadacol -- Halliburton -- Hazardous waste disposal -- Health care industry -- Heavy Electrical Equipment Antitrust Cases of 1961 -- Herold of Free Enterprise -- Hooker Chemical Corporation -- Iacocca, Lee (1924- ) -- Identity theft -- Imperial Food Plant Fire -- Industrial accidents -- Industrial espionage -- Infant formula -- Insider trading -- Insurance industry fraud -- Internet fraud -- Iran-Contra -- Johns-Manville Corporation -- Junk bonds -- Keating, Charles H., Jr. (1923- ) -- Kerr-McGee -- Kreuger, Ivan (1880-1932) -- Levine, Dennis (1953- ) -- Lincoln Savings and Loan Association -- Lockhead Bribing Scandal -- Martin County Coal Slurry Spill -- Meatpacking industry -- Media portrayal of white-collar crime -- Meta-regulation and the control of white-collar crime -- Milken, Micheal (1946- ) -- NASA -- Negative option billing -- Nike v. Kasky -- 900 numbers -- Northern Pacific Railroad Stock Run of 1903 -- Nursing home fraud -- Occupationally related diseases -- OSHA -- Paper entrepreneurialism -- "Parking" stock -- Pesticides -- Pharmaceutical companies -- Piper Alpha -- Political corruption -- Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) -- Ponzi, Charles (1882-1949) -- Power theory -- Price fixing -- Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) -- Radical/critical theories -- Rational choice theory -- Religion and white-collar crime -- Routine activities and white collar crime -- Salt Lake City Olympics Bribery -- Self-control theory -- Sevesco Dioxin Disaster -- Silver Valley mining pollution -- South Sea Bubble -- Standard Oil -- State-corporate crime -- Stewart, Martha (1941- ) -- Strain theory and white-collar crime -- Swaggert, Jimmy -- Swiss Banks -- Teapot Dome -- Techniques of neutralization and white-collar crime -- Three Mile Island -- Trail Smelter -- Union Carbide -- ValuJet Flight 592 -- Victimization -- Victoria Insurance Company -- Wallach, E. Robert (1934- ) -- Waste Management, Inc. -- Wedtech Scandal.
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