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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Social Science,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • General,
  • Law : Criminal Law - General,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • True Crime : General,
  • Commercial criminals,
  • White collar crimes

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7752921M
ISBN 100521771625
ISBN 109780521771627

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  David Weisburd and Elin Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the criminal careers of people convicted of white-collar crimes. Weisburd and . Proportionately few white-collar criminals may see or approach crime as an occupation, and even among these persistent criminals there probably are not the formalized career lines and well-defined career progression markers that are common in legitimate employment (Luckenbill and Best, ). Synopsis Studies of the criminal career to date have focused on common criminals and street crime; criminologists have overlooked the careers of white-collar offenders. David Weisburd and Elin Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the criminal careers of people convicted of white-collar crimes. White-collar crime has for the most part been treated as a deviant case, invoked primarily to provide a contrast to the common crimes and street criminals that continue to dominate research and theory about crime. In this book, we seek to return the white-collar crime category to the mainstream of criminological thought. Our specific focus is on 2 WHITE-COLLAR CRIME AND CRIMINAL CAREERS.

  The criminal career paradigm has become an increasingly important perspective in the study of street crimes, but it has generated little interest Cited by: Specifically, in the Yale data, there were eight types of white-collar offenses: antitrust, bribery, false claims, embezzlement, mail and wire fraud, securities violations, tax violations, and. White Collar Crime jobs available on Apply to Management Analyst, Examiner, Victim Advocate and more! White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers. Criminologists have turned their attention to the origins and paths of the criminal career for what this approach reveals about the causes, manifestations, and prevention of crime. Studies of the criminal career to date have focused on common criminals and street crime; criminologists have overlooked the careers of white-collar offenders.

/Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice / May Piquero, Benson / PUNCTUATED SITUATIONAL OFFENDINGARTICLE White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers. White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers This book centers both on description of the criminal careers of white-collar offenders and on the implications that the study of white-collar criminal careers has for understanding criminality more generally. The fact that white-collar criminals, like common.   This article reviews the current state of developmental theories as they apply to life course offending patterns, summarizes what is known about the intersection of white-collar crime and criminal careers, and suggests ways in which the current theoretical understandings of crime over the life course can be modified to account for white-collar Cited by: White-collar crime and criminal careers. [David Weisburd; Elin J Waring] -- "Criminologists have turned their attention to the origins and paths of the criminal career for what this approach reveals about the causes, manifestations, and prevention of crime.