Choosing White-Collar Crime

Choosing White-Collar Crime

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Author/Contributor(s): Shover, Neal ; Hochstetler, Andrew
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Date: 11/01/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: NEW
This systematic application of rational-choice theory to white-collar crime problems distinguishes ordinary and upperworld white-collar crime and presents reasons theoretically for believing that both have increased substantially over time. Reasons for the increase include the growing supply of white-collar lure and non-credible oversight. The book argues that measures and approaches used in the war on street crime have greater promise for reducing white-collar crime. Concluding with reasons for believing that problems of white-collar crime will continue unchecked in the increasingly global economy, it calls for strengthened citizen movements to rein in the increases.