By Jurg Gerber, Eric L. Jensen
The excessive profile cave in of Enron, WorldCom, and Arthur Andersen are contemporary examples of company scandals that experience rocked the enterprise global. This complete encyclopedia covers the historical past and present kingdom of significant company and other kinds of white-collar crime. whereas emphasis is put on modern occasions, the main major occasions from the historical past of white-collar crime are integrated in addition. Geographic insurance specializes in occasions in English conversing elements of the realm, yet significant situations in different international locations also are included.
From Union Carbide's lethal man-made catastrophe at Bhopal, to the oily mess brought on by the Exxon Valdez, to the monetary shennanigans that introduced down Barings financial institution, to Jim Bakker's daliances and the autumn of the PTL empire, this no-holds-barred accomplished encyclopedia of white-collar crime leaves no stone unturned in its exhaustive stock of malfeasance devoted through the rich. After an essay at the historiography of white-collar crime, approximately 2 hundred alphabetically prepared entries (written via prime students within the box) offer an in-depth look at some of the elements of white-collar crime, describing humans, legislation, businesses, forms of crimes, and events.
By Yvonne Jewkes, Ben Crewe, Jamie Bennett
This is often the main entire and impressive e-book on prisons to were released, a key textual content for anyone learning the topic and an important paintings of reference for practitioners operating in prisons and different elements of the felony justice procedure. it's specially well timed in view of the various adjustments and debates in regards to the position of prisons and their destiny enterprise and administration as a part of the nationwide criminal administration Service. A key goal of the e-book is to discover quite a lot of old and modern matters with regards to prisons, imprisonment and criminal administration, and to chart most likely destiny tendencies. Chapters within the ebook are written by means of major students within the box, and mirror the variety and intensity of legal study and scholarship. just like the instruction manual of Policing and instruction manual of Crime Prevention and group safeguard the instruction manual on Prisons may be the crucial ebook at the topic.
By Stacy Lee Burns
This quantity brings jointly uncommon students and state of the art specialists within the fields of ethnography, legislation, and social regulate to offer a complete, insightful, and state of the art assessment of the typical paintings and actions of criminal and social regulate execs, functionaries, and individuals. The chapters within the assortment carry to the foreground the special contributions that ethnographic and ethnomethodologically-informed experiences need to supply study on legislation and social keep an eye on from theoretical, methodological, and great viewpoints.The discussions handle a usefully large and well timed number of subject matters, together with administration of the media through prosecutors within the recognized Mike Tyson rape case; star stalking and its social keep watch over; group defense ideas and laws for high-risk intercourse offenders; probation officials' use of expertise to "monitor" family violence offenders; how modern immigration rules-in-practice influence the immigration prestige of expert pros; bureaucratic decision-making by means of federal housing officials; police equipment of interrogating suspects via an interpreter; how juvenile courts reply to challenging youths; Self-change remedy courses for violent offenders in legal; and, how reformatory inmates build parenthood at the back of bars. the gathering emphasizes the necessity to think about the organizationally and institutionally particular good points and expertise that include the felony and social keep watch over paintings lower than research and allows a deeper appreciation of the sensible phrases in which humans excited by this paintings make their actions significant, perform their projects, and arrange their interactions.
By L. Kay Gillespie
This e-book offers a glance into the lives, crimes, and executions of ladies throughout the twentieth and twenty first centuries. the aim isn't to condone the activities of those girls, yet to signify that these we done are, in reality, humans_rather than monsters, as they can be portrayed.
By Dan Burges
''Although the publication has a good stab on the topic on a world scale, it has an American centre of gravity describing the weave of robbery around the union and the centres of conurbation. It levels around the modes of shipping, very effectively remembering to incorporate pipelines in its evaluate. you'll simply use this e-book as a path booklet for aspiring safety pros. Any underwriter of shipping transport and load hyperlinks should still make the effort to reserve and skim this ebook. the common-sense chapters on defense precautions and danger administration are it kind of feels consistently sorely wanted within the coverage undefined. analyzing the later chapters we're reminded how details in this kind of crime has not less than partly been freed up via the net age and through expert enterprises who preserve an idea in this kind of financial task The ebook is definitely certain and published and redolent of a sober American path publication. The author's writing sort turns out to were honed by means of his publicity to favoured ideas taught within the army. He tells you what he'll say, says it after which summarises every one laconic bankruptcy. this can be the publication of a pragmatic professional instead of a tutorial one. It merits to be at the cabinets of individuals all over the place who're paid to deal with shipment and to safeguard their items from the depredations of criminals and to protect their enterprise effects from parasitic losses.''--Maritime recommend on-line, factor 537, August 10, 2012 ''This paintings info the danger that shipment robbery poses to the nationwide economic system, examines the impression of shipment robbery on person offer chain stakeholders, from brands all of the approach to shoppers, and offers a strategy for constructing provide chain safety and loss prevention courses. the 1st a part of the booklet explains fundamentals of shipment robbery within the twenty first century, giving heritage on equipped legal teams and the black marketplace, with separate chapters on excessive tech and prescription drugs. half 2 describes tools for selecting threat and descriptions the jobs and obligations of execs in company protection, insurance firms, third-party safety services, and legislation enforcement. This part additionally covers actual safeguard, in-transit protection, energetic tracking, and matters in air, rail, and pipeline defense. there's additionally an outline of shipment robbery job forces and enterprises. The book's reader-friendly structure deals many subheadings, bullet issues, and bankruptcy key issues. Burges is a expert in provide chain intelligence and hazard research. educational Press is an imprint of Elsevier.''--Reference and study publication information, October 2012
By Georgia Zara, David P. Farrington
Criminal Recidivism intends to fill a spot within the criminological psychology literature through reading the tactics underlying continual felony careers. This ebook goals to enquire felony recidivism, and why, how and for the way lengthy a person keeps to dedicate crimes, when additionally reviewing wisdom approximately probability review and the position of psychopathy (including neurocriminological elements) in encouraging recidivism. It additionally specializes in the recidivism of intercourse offenders and on what works in lowering reoffending.
At an empirical point, this e-book makes an attempt to provide an explanation for legal patience and recidivism utilizing longitudinal info from the Cambridge examine in antisocial improvement (CSDD). At a psycho-criminological point it joins jointly quantitative and qualitative analyses, making its content material a realistic consultant to provide an explanation for, are expecting, and intrude to lessen the chance of legal recidivism. The authors current quantitative analyses of legal careers, in addition to qualitative existence histories of continual offenders, as a way to deliver domestic the truth and outcomes of a lifetime of crime.
The booklet is aimed not just at complex scholars and lecturers in psychology, criminology, probation reviews, social sciences, psychiatry, sociology, political technological know-how, and penology, but in addition at selection makers, coverage officers, and practitioners in the realm of crime intervention and prevention, and likewise at forensic specialists, judges and legal professionals.
By Hazel Kemshall
“This is a really very important and well timed ebook written through a pre-eminent student within the box. Hazel Kemshall has a confirmed song checklist not only of outstanding scholarship yet, both importantly, of enticing successfully with coverage and perform. Given the harmful synergies among media hype and public insecurities approximately 'dangerous' offenders, the evidence-based, measured and considerate research supplied during this publication offers a necessary counterpoint to more and more punitive and exclusionary discourses round public safeguard. In selling a extra balanced, humane and integrative method of possibility, the booklet merits to steer not only students but in addition coverage makers and practitioners dealing with the complicated demanding situations of coping with possibility and dangerousness.” Fergus McNeill, affiliate Fellow of the Centre for Sentencing study, Strathclyde college, united kingdom excessive hazard offenders have attracted a lot media, coverage and perform curiosity lately. New laws and vast multi-agency partnerships were initiated to enhance the evaluate and administration of those offenders locally. Drawing on quite a lot of cross-national literature and unique examine via the writer, this well timed publication stories present techniques to the neighborhood administration of excessive hazard offenders. The booklet examines intimately various probability administration recommendations, together with: neighborhood safety measures (such as sexual criminal registration and neighborhood notification) Restorative and re-integrative measures (such as Circles of aid and responsibility, pro-social modelling, public well-being campaigns and environmental threat administration ways) Hazel Kemshall argues for a ‘blending’ of those ways to supply probability administration interventions for the ‘protective integration’ of excessive possibility offenders again into the neighborhood. furthermore, the e-book examines modern problems in chance overview, powerful multi-agency partnership operating, and up to date coverage and legislative projects during this not easy sector of labor. knowing the administration of excessive probability Offenders is an important source for criminology and legal justice scholars and stimulating interpreting for probation officials, social staff, police and legal employees, between others.
By D. Leonardsen
Criminologists have despaired that modernization and crime are inseparable, yet Japan has lengthy been obvious as an exception to the rule of thumb. during this publication, the writer unearths that whereas it continues to be the case that crime relief could come at a few price to person autonomy, the "West" can examine from Japan to minimize the social damage of an excessive amount of freedom. rather than unending crime prevention courses via "social engineering," coverage makers may possibly pay extra recognition to sociological insights touching on accountability, responsibilities and collective identities.