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White-Collar and Corporate Crime (Paperback) (Ph.D. Gilbert Geis)

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In this brief, accessible text, Gilbert Geis provides a thorough overview of white-collar crime. Geis opens with a summary of the field's development and the recognition of white-collar crime as an area worthy of study. He then discusses the fascinating history of white-collar crime, examines the phenomenon of corporate crime, and explores the definitions of these crimes and the theories used to explain them.About the SeriesKeynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice, edited by Henry N. Pontell, provides essential knowledge on important contemporary matters of crime, law, and justice to a broad audience of readers. Each volume is written by a leading scholar in that area. Concise, accessible, and affordable, these texts are designed to serve either as primers around which courses can be built or as supplemental books for a variety of courses.
Number of Pages: 162
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Criminology
Series Title: Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Ph.D. Gilbert Geis
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2015
TCIN: 50462434
UPC: 9780190219284
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-1316
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