1st Edition

Occupational Crime

Edited By

Gerald Mars

ISBN 9781138722033
Published November 4, 2019 by Routledge
438 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first publishde in 2001. Occupational crime is found in the whole range of occupations and at all levels. Despite the fact that activities are widespread and well known, the area is blurred by contradictory perceptions, denials and arguments over definition. This volume presents influential essays on the topic.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements -- Series Preface -- Introduction -- PART I THEORIES, MOTIVES AND MEANINGS -- 1 Jason Ditton (1977), ‘Perks, Pilferage, and the Fiddle’, Theory and Society, 4, pp. 39-71. -- 2 Stuart Henry and Gerald Mars (1978), ‘Crime at Work: The Social Construction of Amateur Property Theft’, Sociology, 12, pp. 245-63. -- 3 Gerald Mars (1996), ‘Employee Deviance’, International Encyclopaedia of Business & Management, pp. 1161-67. -- 4 James Tucker (1989), ‘Employee Theft as Social Control’, Deviant Behavior, 10, pp. 319-34. -- 5 Edward W. Sieh (1987), ‘Garment Workers: Perceptions of Inequity and Employee Theft’, British Journal o f Criminology, 27, pp. 174—90. -- 6 Jerald Greenberg (1990), ‘Employee Theft as a Reaction to Underpayment Inequity: The Hidden Cost of Pay Cuts’, Journal o f Applied Psychology, 75, pp. 561-68. -- 7 Donald N.M. Horning (1970), ‘Blue-Collar Theft: Conceptions of Property, Attitudes Toward Pilfering, and Work Group Norms in a Modern Industrial Plant’, in E.O. Smigel and H.L. Ross (eds), Crimes Against Bureaucracy, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., pp. 46-64. -- 8 Melville Dalton (1959), ‘The Interlocking of Official and Unofficial Reward’, in Melville Dalton (ed.), Men Who Manage, New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp. 194-217. -- 9 Stuart Henry (1987), ‘The Political Economy of Informal Economies’, The Annals o f the American Academy o f Political and Social Science, 493, (Special Issue: The Informal Economy), September, pp. 137-53. -- PART II CASES AND COMPARATIVE CONTEXTS -- 10 Donald Roy (1952), ‘Quota Restriction and Goldbricking in a Machine Shop’, American Journal o f Sociology, 57, pp. 427-42. -- 11 Gerald Mars (1974), ‘Dock Pilferage’, in Paul Rock and Mary McIntosh (eds), Deviance and Social Control, London: Tavistock, pp. 209-28. -- 12 P. Colquhoun (1806), ‘On River Plunder’, in P. Colquhoun, A Treatise on the Police o f the Metropolis: Containing a Detail o f the Various Crimes and Misdemeanours by which Public and Private Property and Security; Are at Present, Injured and Endangered: And Suggesting Remedies fo r their Prevention, 7th edn, London: J. Mawman, pp. 213-215, 215a, 216-48. -- 13 T. Eric Peet (1924), ‘A Historical Document of Ramesside Age’, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 10, pp. 116-27. -- 14 Richard C. Hollinger, Karen B. Slora and William Terris (1992), ‘Deviance in the Fast-Food Restaurant: Correlates of Employee Theft, Altruism, and Counterproductivity’, Deviant Behavior, 13, pp. 155-84. -- 15 Richard Hawkins (1984), ‘Employee Theft in the Restaurant Trade: Forms of Ripping off by Waiters at Work’, Deviant Behavior, 5, pp. 47-69. -- 16 D.P. O’Brien (1977), ‘Why You May Be Dissatisfied with Garage Servicing’, Motor, 3 September, p. 50. -- 17 Steven L. Sampson (1987), ‘The Second Economy of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe’, The Annals o f the American Academy o f Political and Social Science, 493, (Special Issue: The Informal Economy), September, pp. 120-36. -- 18 Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman (1983), ‘The Cultural Bases of Soviet Georgia’s Second Economy’, Soviet Studies, 35, pp. 546-60. -- PART III MANAGERIAL RESPONSES -- 19 Lawrence R. Zeitlin (1971), ‘Stimulus /Response: A Little Larceny Can Do a Lot for Employee Morale’, Psychology Today, 5, pp. 22,24, 26, 64. -- 20 John W. Jones and William Terris (1991), ‘Integrity Testing for Personnel Selection: An Overview’, Forensic Reports, 4, pp. 117—40. -- 21 Joyce Hogan and Robert Hogan (1989), ‘How to Measure Employee Reliability’, Journal o f Applied Psychology, 74, pp. 273-79. -- 22 Richard C. Hollinger (1988), ‘Working Under the Influence (WUI): Correlates of Employees’ Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs’, The Journal o f Applied Behavioral Science, 24, pp. 439-54. -- 23 Joshua Bamfield and Richard C. Hollinger (1996), ‘Managing Losses in the Retail Store: A Comparison of Loss Prevention Activity in the United States and Great Britain’, Security Journal, 7, pp. 61-70. -- Name Index.

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