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Kirtland Community College Library HV 6080 .H34 2010 30775305514581 Criminal Justice Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 1412964792
  • ISBN: 9781412964791
  • Physical Description: xviii, 461 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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  • Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 410-445) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 6: White Collar Crime: Occupational And Corporate -- White collar crime-the classic statement -- Related concepts -- Measurement and cost of occupational and corporate crime -- History of corporate, organizational, and occupational crime -- Crime types 6-1: Organizational/occupational crime grid -- Legal regulation -- Occupations and the law -- Organizations and the law -- Occupational crime -- Crimes by employees -- Crime types 6-2: Edelhertz's (1970) typology of white collar crime -- Crimes by employees against individuals (the public) -- Crimes by employees against employees -- Crimes by employees against organizations -- Crimes by individuals (or members of occupations) -- Corporate crime -- Crimes by organizations/corporations against individuals (the public) -- Crime file 6-1: Financial crimes: FBI releases annual report to the public -- Crime file 6-2: Great saving and loan scandal: the biggest white collar crime in US history -- Crime file 6-3: Donora fluoride death fog: a secret history of America's worst air pollution disaster -- Crimes by organizations against employees -- Crimes by organizations (corporations) against organizations -- Crime file 6-4: Pirates of the internet: criminal Warez groups -- Criminal careers of occupational and organizational offenders -- Corporate environment and crime -- Corporate concentration -- Rationalizations -- Societal reaction -- Why the leniency in punishment? -- Summary -- Key concepts -- Review questions -- 7: Political Crime And Terrorism -- Ideology -- Political crime: a definition -- Legal aspects -- Nuremburg principle -- Universal declaration of human rights -- International law -- Crimes by government -- Secret police -- Human rights violations -- Patriarchal crime -- Genocide -- Crimes by police -- Illegal surveillance, disruption, and experiments -- Scandal -- Crime file 7-1: White House crime and scandal: from Washington to George W Bush -- Crimes against government -- Protest and dissent -- Social movements -- Assassination -- Crime types 7-1: Types of assassins -- Espionage -- Crimes types 7-2: Types of spies -- Crime file 7-2: Hannsen spy case -- Political "whistle-blowing" -- Terrorism -- Crime types 7-3: Types of terrorists -- Crime file 7-3: Turner diaries, Z0G, and the silent brotherhood-the order -- Criminal careers of political criminals -- Doctrine of Raison d'Etat -- Terrorism and social policy -- Societal reaction -- Summary -- Key concepts -- Review questions -- 8: Organized Crime -- Organized crime: a problematic definition -- Sources of information on organized crime -- Types of organized crime (generic definitions) -- Crime types 8-1: Albini's basic types of organized crime -- Organized crime continuum -- Street gangs -- Crime types 8-2: Types of gang members -- International organized crime -- Yakuza -- Chinese triad societies -- Russian organized crime -- Nature of organized crime -- Ethnicity and organized crime -- Money laundering -- Drug trafficking -- Colombian cartels -- Underground empire -- Theories of the nature of syndicate crime in the United States -- Crime file 8-1: Origin of the mafia -- Cosa Nostra theory (the Cressey model) -- Patron theory (the Albini model) -- Italian-American syndicate (IAS) -- Classic pattern of organized crime -- Strategic and tactical crimes -- Illegal businesses and activities -- Crime file 8-2: Snakeheads and software mobsters -- Crime file 8-3: Mobsters, unions, and the feds -- Big business and government -- Brief history of organized crime in the United States -- Before 1930 -- Luciano period -- Genovese period -- Apalachian meetings -- Gambino period -- Commission trials -- Criminal careers of organized criminals -- Public and legal reaction -- Drug control strategies -- Investigative procedures -- Laws and organized crime -- Summary -- Key concepts -- Review questions -- 9: Public Order Crime -- Nuts, guts, sluts, and "preverts" -- Broken windows -- Prostitution -- Types of prostitution -- Crime types 9-1: Types of prostitution -- Massage parlors -- Johns -- Underaged prostitutes -- Homosexual behavior -- Crime types 9-2: Types of homosexuals -- Sexual offenses -- Paraphilia -- Crime types 9-3: Types of paraphilia -- Nonvictimless sexual offenses -- Sexual predators -- Crime file 9-1: Child sexual abuse by Catholic priests -- Crime types 9-4: Types of child molesters -- Crime file 9-2: Cracking down on sexual predators on the internet -- Incest -- Characteristics of sex offenders -- Drug abuse -- Drugs and history -- Crime file 9-3: Moral panics and the strange career of Captain Richmond Hobson-moral entrepreneur -- Drug use in the United States: the drug dip? -- Drug abuse and crime -- Drunkenness -- Special populations -- Societal reaction -- Overcriminalization -- Decriminalization -- Summary -- Key concepts -- Review questions -- 10: Computer Crime And The Future Of Crime -- Computer crime -- Types of computer crime -- Crime types 10-1: Types of computer crime -- Crime file 10-1: Operation: Bot roast: bot-herders charged as part of initiative -- Argot of computer crime -- Online predators -- Crime file 10-2: Protecting children in cyberspace: the ICAC task force program -- Cyberterrorism -- Public and legal reaction -- Crime file 10-3: Cyberspace security: breaking ground in the new frontier -- Crime file 10-4: Fine point: mapping intel sources -- Future of crime -- Predicting the future of crime: methods -- Other crime predictions -- Crimewarps -- Future of digital crime -- Other predictions -- British home office predictions -- Crime file 10-5: Anticipating future trends in crime and disorder audits -- Summary -- Key concepts -- Review questions -- Glossary -- References -- Index -- About the author.
Summary, etc.: From the Publisher: Crime and Criminals is an essentials introduction to the study of criminology, focusing on crime types in particular. The book aims to provide broader coverage of all major crime types, as well as brief coverage of research methods and theory. The book can be used as both a stand alone and supplementary text in courses such as introduction to criminology, crime and society, deviant behavior, crime profiling, and many other seminars within the criminology and criminal justice discipline. Unlike many of the current criminology books on the market, this is a brief book that really talks about all kinds of crime and criminals in detail in a way to capture and retain student interest.
Subject: Criminology
Criminal behavior
Criminal psychology
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