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The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe

Edited by: Judith van Erp , Wim Huisman , Gudrun Vande Walle , Joep Beckers

Print publication date:  April  2015
Online publication date:  April  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415722148
eBook ISBN: 9781315858432
Adobe ISBN: 9781317936718

10.4324/9781315858432
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The study of white-collar crime remains a central concern for criminologists around the world and research concentrates on its nature, prevalence, causes and responses. However, most books on white-collar crime tend to focus on Anglo-American examples, which is surprising given the amount of rich data and research taking place in mainland Europe. This new handbook seeks to reset the balance and, for the first time, presents an overview of state-of-the-art research on white-collar crime in Europe.

Adding to the existing Anglo-American body of knowledge, the Handbook will discuss specific European topics and typical European features of white-collar crime. The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe consists of more than thirty chapters on topics ranging from the Icelandic Banking Crisis, to the origins of the study of white collar crime, to contemporary topics, such as white-collar crime in countries post-transition from communist regimes; the illegal e-waste trade and white-collar crime in professional football. Furthermore, the book contains extensive case study analyses of landmark European cases of white-collar crime.

The editors have gathered together the leading voices in the field and a final section offers commentaries on white-collar crime in Europe from eminent criminologists David Friedrichs and Hazel Croall. This Handbook will thus serve as a work of reference for all scholars and students engaged in the study of corporate and white-collar crime and will also set out directions for new research in the future.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Criminology and white-collar crime in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The measurement of corporate crime Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Determining the adequate enforcement of white-collar and corporate crimes in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Charting Europe’s moral economies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  On the difficulty of measuring economic crime  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Measuring white-collar crime perceptions among public and white-collar offenders Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Willem Bonger Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Corporate involvement in the Holocaust and other Nazi crimes Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Regulation, governance and enforcement of white-collar crime in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Economic crime and the privatization of East German corporations Download PDF
Chapter  11:  White-collar crime in countries of transition Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Retroactive prosecution of transitional economic crimes in Croatia Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Within our walls Download PDF
Chapter  14:  EU fraud and new member states – a success story? Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Facilitators of environmental crime Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The limits of environmental regulation in a globalized economy Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The Icelandic approach to the 2008 banking crisis Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Professional football and crime Download PDF
Chapter  19:  ‘We are all going to be rich’ Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Varieties of corruption in the shadow of Siemens Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Shadows of power Download PDF
Chapter  22:  The Italian Eternit case Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Political culture and corporate homicide liability in the UK and Europe Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Management of tax transgressions in France Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The prosecution of white-collar crime in a developing economy Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Whistleblowing in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The impact of personality and company culture on company anti-corruption programmes Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The comparative political economy of financial crimes and their enforcement Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Global governance = global compliance? Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The perception of Seveso regulation and inspection in chemical corporations Download PDF
Chapter  31:  How does law enforcement respond to entrepreneurial white-collar crime? Download PDF
Chapter  32:  White-collar crime in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  33:  White-collar crime in Europe Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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