White-Collar Crime

white-collar crime, term coined by Edward Sutherland for nonviolent crimes committed by corporations or individuals such as office workers or sales personnel (see white-collar workers) in the course of their business activities. White-collar crimes include embezzlement, false advertising, bribery, unfair competition, tax evasion, and unfair labor practices.

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Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

Understanding White Collar Crime
Hazel Croall.
Open University Press, 2001
White Collar Crime in Housing: Mortgage Fraud in the United States
Cynthia Koller.
LFB Scholarly, 2012
White Collar Crime in the Mutual Fund Industry
Andrew Peterson.
LFB Scholarly, 2012
Introduction: Examining White Collar Crime with Trifocals
Podgor, Ellen S.
Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 2, December 2011
Public Perceptions of White Collar Crime Culpability: Bribery, Perjury, and Fraud
Green, Stuart P.; Kugler, Matthew B.
Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 75, No. 2, Spring 2012
Federal White Collar Sentencing in the United States: A Work in Progress
Richman, Daniel.
Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 76, No. 1, Winter 2013
White Collar Crime's Gray Area: The Anomaly of Criminalizing Conduct Not Civilly Actionable
Couture, Wendy Gerwick.
Albany Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 1, Winter 2009
Take the Money and Run: White Collar Crime at DHR Patio Homes, LLC
Sherman, Herbert; Rowley, Daniel J.
Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Vol. 13, No. 2, March-April 2007
PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL
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White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers
David Weisburd; Elin Waring; Ellen F. Chayet.
Cambridge University Press, 2001
Misbehavior in Organizations: Theory, Research, and Management
Yoav Vardi; Ely Weitz.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004
The Handbook of Crime & Punishment
Michael Tonry.
Oxford University Press, 2000
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