The Crimes of the Economy
A Criminological Analysis of Economic Thought
|Series title:||Organizational Crime Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
Economists have often paid visits to the field of criminology, examining the rational logic of offending. When economists examine criminal activity, they imply that offenders should be treated like any other social actor making rational choices.
In The Crimes of the Economy, Vincenzo Ruggiero turns the tables by examining a variety of economic schools of thought from a criminological perspective. Each one of these schools, he argues, justifies or even encourages harm...