Crime (continued)

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. Costs of Prison. Direct costs. Indirect. Effects on families. Effects on . prisoners’ future. Effect on rehabilitation. Recent trends in imprisonment. White collar and corporate crime. White-collar crime: abuse of a position of trust (professional). ID: 570427 Download Presentation

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Crime (continued)

. Costs of Prison. Direct costs. Indirect. Effects on families. Effects on . prisoners’ future. Effect on rehabilitation. Recent trends in imprisonment. White collar and corporate crime. White-collar crime: abuse of a position of trust (professional).

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Crime (continued)

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Costs of Prison

Direct costs

Indirect

Effects on families

Effects on

prisoners’ future

Effect on rehabilitation

Recent trends in imprisonment

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White collar and corporate crime

White-collar crime: abuse of a position of trust (professional)

Corporate crime: committed by an organization, not specific individual (e. g., violations of pollution or worker safety laws)

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Amounts and trends

Difficulty of measuring and comparing

Official corruption: International comparisons

Transparency international

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Why less attention?

Conflict theory explanation

power of offenders

Bernard Madoff: a counterexample?

Other explanations:

Lack of clear

“good vs. evil” story

Hard to identify exact responsibility

Organization may do good things as well

Weakness of investigative bodies

Lack of funding and expertise

Movement between regulators and regulated