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Although white-collar crime has caused a substantial amount of damage on both the individual and societal levels, it often ranks below street crime as a matter of public concern. Thus, white-collar crime remains an ambiguous and even controversial topic among academics, with a relative dearth of scholarly focus on the issue. The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime offers a comprehensive treatment of the most up-to-date theories and research regarding white-collar crime. Contributors tackle a vast range of topics, including the impact of white-collar crime, the contexts in which white-collar crime occurs, current crime policies and debates, and examinations of the criminals themselves. The volume concludes with a set of essays that discuss potential responses for controlling white-collar crime, as well as promising new avenues for future research. Uniting conceptual theories, empirical research, and ethnographic data, theHandbook provides the first unified analytic framework on white-collar crime.Given the astronomical aggregate losses to victims, building a more nuanced understanding of the dynamics of white-collar crime is a topic of immediate social concern. The definitive resource on white-collar crime, thisHandbook will be a valuable resource for developing both intellectual and policy-related solutions.
Number of Pages: 719
Genre: Social Science, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Criminal Law / General, Criminology
Series Title: Oxford Handbooks
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Street Date: April 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-9171
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