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Occupational Crime

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ISBN13: 9781855213821
ISBN: 1855213826
Published: September 2001
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Occupational crime is found in the whole range of occupations and at all levels. Despite the fact that activities are widespread and well known, the area is blurred by contradictory perceptions, denials and arguments over definition. This volume presents influential essays on the topic.

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Contents:
Part 1 Theories, motives and meanings: perks, pilferage and the fiddle, Jason Ditton; crime at work - the social construction of amateur property theft, Sutart Henry and Gerald Mars; employee deviance, Gerald Mars; employee theft as social control, James Tucker; garment workers - perceptions on inequity and employee theft, Edward W. Sieh; employee theft as a reaction to underpayment inequity - the hidden cost of pay cuts, Jerald Greenberg; blue collar theft - conceptions of property, attitudes towards pilfering and workgroup norms in a modern industrial plant, Donald N.M. Horning; the interlocking of official and unofficial reward - Melville Dalton; the political economy of informal economies, Stuart Henry.
Part 2 Cases and comparative contexts: quota restriction and goldbricking in a machine shop, Donald Roy; dock pilferage, Gerald Mars; on river plunder, P. Colquhoun; an historical document of Ramesside age, T. Eric Peet; deviance in the fast-food restaurant - correlates of employee theft, altruism and counter productivity, Richard C. Hollinger et al; employee theft in the restaurant trade - forms of ripping off by waiters at work, Richard Hawkins; why you may be dissatisfied with garage servicing, D.P. O'Brien; the second economy of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Steven L. Sampson; the cultural bases of Soviet Georgia's second economy, Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman.
Part 3 Managerial responses: stimulus/response - a little larceny can do a lot for employee morale, Lawrence R. Zeitlin; integrity testing for personnel selection - an overview, John W. Jones and Wiliam Terris; how to measure employee reliability, Joyce Hogan and Robert Hogan; working under the influence (WUI) -correlates of employee's use of alcohol and other drugs, Richard C. Hollinger; managing losses in the retail store - a comparison of loss prevention activity in the United States and Great Britain, Joshua Bamfield and Richard C. Hollinger.