Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control
By (author) Sally S. Simpson
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Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control by Sally S. Simpson
Book DescriptionWhy do corporations obey the law? When companies violate the law, what kinds of interventions are most apt to correct their behavior and return them to compliant status? In this book Sally Simpson examines whether the shift towards the use of criminal law, with its emphasis on punishment and stigmatization, is an effective strategy for controlling illegal corporate behavior. She concludes that strict criminalization models will not yield sufficiently high levels of compliance. Empirical data suggest that in most cases cooperative models work best with most corporate offenders. Because some corporate managers, however, respond primarily to instrumental concerns, Simpson argues that compliance should also be buttressed by punitive strategies. Her review and application of the relevant empirical literature on corporate crime and compliance combined with her judicious examination of theory and approaches, make a valuable new contribution to the literature on white-collar crime and deterrence and criminal behavior more generally.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521589338
(228mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sally S. Simpson
Understanding White-Collar Crime, Paperback (January 2015)
Revised edition of the authors' White-collar crime: an opportunity perspective, published in 2009.
White Collar Crime, Paperback (August 2008)
As an instructor teaching white collar crime, are you frustrated by texts which leave your students feeling outraged but helpless about the subject? This text explains to students why white-collar crime is so prevalent and so difficult to control. It addresses the difficulty of controlling white-collar crime.
Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control, Hardback (March 2002)View all books by Sally S. Simpson
This book provides a critical assessment of strategies to control the illegal conduct of corporations.
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