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Published: 06 February 2020

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780199595037

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Winner of the 2020 Outstanding Book Award from the Division of White-Collar and Corporate Crime Awards

Respectable Citizens - Shady Practices

The Economic Morality of the Middle Classes

Stephen Farrall and Susanne Karstedt

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Presents original data on victimisation and offending for a range of shady practices and fraudulent behaviour in England and Wales and Germany (former West and East)
  • Combines extensive data analyses with qualitative interviews with consumers, business, and regulators
  • Establishes a relationship between victimisation and offending, and shows how both are embedded in and affect the basic morality of consumption and markets

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