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During the presentation, she spoke mainly about
her personal life. After informing the class on her
personal life, she talked about her job at St. Jude
The speakers main focus wa
How is this social construction achieved?
1. Legislative definitions of crime
2. Police and prosecutor priorities
3. Judges and jury decisions
5. Media reporting of crimes and accidents
Each of these stages are inter-related
Collateral Business Crimes-Committed by organizations to further their business
interests. (Antitrust violations, use of false weights/measures,concealment of
Con Games Committed for the sole purpose of cheating clients. (F
Clinard & Quinney Types of WCC
is committed by individuals in the course of their occupation for personal gain.
crime committed by corporations.
Law Breaking for Personal G
Witness protection program: Provides for around-the-clock protection while witnesses are
awaiting court appearances. After testifying, witnesses in the program are provided with
new identification documents, employment, housing, and other assista
ROC has existed since at least the 17th century and that it became firmly entrenched in
Russian society in the 1920s.
ROC is the biggest factor threatening Russias democratization, economic development,
Russian organized crime metas
Beneath the under-boss are the lieutenants.
Below the lieutenants.
Membership in the family entitles the member to run his own rackets using the familys
connections and status.
Corporate model: A formal hierarchy in which the day-to-day
Newcomers entering such corporate environments are socialized into the prevailing way
of doing things.
It appears that people who choose business careers tend to have lower ethical and moral
standards than people who ch
to equate with street crime in terms of being able to neatly discover, tabulate, and report
Occupational crime: Crime committed by individuals in the course of their employment.
Professional occupational crime: Crimes com
Chapter Fifteen is an overview of white-collar, corporate, and organized crimes.
The Chapter begins with the definitions and prevalence of white-collar crime.
This is followed with a discussion of corporate crime, as well as the
Problems with Hidden Corporate Crime
Construction of Official Statistics
Media Constructions of the Criminal: Respectable v Criminal
CJS focus on conventional crime
Corporate crime largely outside control of C