This volume focuses on theory, control and policy issues in the area of corporate crime. A collection of classic and contemporary published articles that reflect a variety of methodological and conceptual approaches, Corporate Crime highlights the most influential thinking about law, crime causation and policy dilemmas - both within the U.S. and internationally.
Contents: Series preface; Introduction; Part I Causes of Corporate Crime: Micro and Macro Factors: Micro: Predicting unethical behavior among market practitioners, Mary Zey-Ferrell, K. Mark Weaver and O.C. Ferrall; Rational choice, situated action, and the social control of organizations, Diane Vaughan; Toward a control theory of white-collar offending, James R. Laseley. Organizational: Organizational offending and neoclassical criminality: challenging the reach of a general theory of crime, Gary E. Reed and Peter Cleary Yeager; Notes on the criminogenic hypothesis: a case study of the American liquor industry, Norman K. Denzin; The changing of the guard: top management characteristics, organizational strain, and antitrust offending, Sally S. Simpson and Christopher S. Koper. Macro/Integrated: Global anomie, dysnomie, and economic crime: hidden consequences of neoliberalism and globalization in Russia and around the world, Nikos Passas; Toward an integrated theory of white-collar crime, James William Coleman; Reintegrative shaming and compliance with regulatory standards, Toni Makkai and John Braithwaite.Part II Responses to Corporate Crime: Public Perceptions of Corporate Responsibility: Distributing responsibility for wrongdoing inside corporate hierarchies: public judgments in 3 societies, Joseph Sanders and V. Lee Hamilton. Justice System Responses: Local prosecutors and corporate crime, Michael L. Benson, Francis T. Cullen and William J. Maakestad; Organizational sentencing, Molly E. Joseph; Cooperation, deterrence, and the ecology of regulatory enforcement John T. Scholz. Part III Policy Alternatives and Dilemmas: The sociology of corporate crime: an obituary: (or, whose knowledge claims have legs?), Laureen Snider; Professional advisers and white-collar illegality: towards explaining and excusing professional failure, Peter Grabosky; The social meaning of environmental command and control, Michael P. Vandenbergh; Transnational regulation of the pharmaceutical industry, John Braithwaite; Information as a policy instrument in protecting the environment: what have we learned?, Mark A. Cohen; Empirical evidence and the legal doctrine of corporate criminal liability, Gilbert Geis and Joseph F.C. Dimento; Name index.