Who first introduced the concept of white-collar crime?
The concept of white-collar crime was introduced to call attention to what fact?
Crimes committed in the workplace result in more losses than traditional crime like burglary
Crimes are committed by individuals in all professions
Crimes are committed by individuals of all social and economic classes
All of the above
How does white-collar crime differ from traditional crime?
White-collar crime has more victims than traditional crime
White-collar crime results in fewer losses than traditional property crime
White-collar crime does not have the potential to cause physical or emotional damage
None of the Above
Which of the following contains three of the five principles of science that are required in the study white-collar crime?
Objectivity, parsimony, reasoning
Relativism, determinism, verifiability
Parsimony, skepticism, relativism
Verifiability, determinism, objectivity
What surprising conclusion did criminologists Benson and Moore come to about white-collar crime offenders?
Offenders are not motivated by greed
Other employees often look the other way if they know their colleague is committing a crime
Employers often do not take white-collar crime seriously and fail to implement strict prevention policies, making it easy and tempting for potential offenders
Offenders often have a desire to be caught
What was Sutherland’s response to the criticism he faced concerning his definition of white-collar crime?
He was trying to call attention to an area of crime previously overlooked
The concept of white-collar crime was vague out of necessity
The traditional theories of criminal behavior needed to be modified
Which of the following is a consequence of the conceptual ambiguity of Sutherland’s definition of white-collar crime?
Researchers and practitioners were unsure how to use the term which led to vague interpretations of the concept
Researchers only focused on the behaviors of the upper class
The definition did not reflect reality
None of the above
Which of the following doesnotaccurately describe the public’s attitude about white-collar crime?
The public does not take white-collar crime as seriously as traditional crime
The public supports criminal sanctions for offenders
The public agrees with the idea that white-collar crimes result in greater economic losses
The public does not define white-collar crime as violent
What are the two factors that make it difficult to measure the extent of white-collar crime?
Victims do not report it and the concept of white-collar crime is ambiguous
Victims over- report it and the government definition of white-collar crime is different from the research definition
The concept of white-collar crime is too narrow and the legal definition of white-collar crime is different from the research definition
The government definition of white-collar crime varies too much from the research definition and law enforcement officials do not take white-collar crime seriously
Which of the following is a reason to study white-collar crime?
We can learn more about all types of crime
To provide information about potential careers related to white-collar crime
To learn about a variety of cultures
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