How they got away with it: white collar criminals and the financial meltdown

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Roots of the crisis -- Wall Street : crime never sleeps / David O. Freidrichs -- The logics of finance : abuse of power and systemic crisis / Saskia Sassen -- America's Ponzi culture / Susan Will -- Bernie Madoff, finance capital, and the anomic society / Jock...

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Other Authors: Will, Susan (Editor); Handelman, Stephen; Brotherton, David
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York [u.a.] Columbia Univ. Press c 2013
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Summary:Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Roots of the crisis -- Wall Street : crime never sleeps / David O. Freidrichs -- The logics of finance : abuse of power and systemic crisis / Saskia Sassen -- America's Ponzi culture / Susan Will -- Bernie Madoff, finance capital, and the anomic society / Jock Young -- Enablers of fraud -- Unaccountable external auditors and their role in the economic meltdown / Gilbert Geis -- And some with a fountain pen : mortgage fraud, securitization, and the subprime bubble / Harold C. Barnett -- Generating the alpha return : how Ponzi schemes lure the unwary in an unregulated market / David Shapiro -- Perverted justice -- The technological advantages of stock market traders / Laureen Snider -- Why ceos are able to loot with impunity and why it matters / William K. Black -- The façade of enforcement : Goldman Sachs, negotiated prosecution, and the politics of blame / Justin O'Brien -- Perspectives from afar -- Reappraising regulation : the politics of "regulatory retreat" in the United Kingdom / Steve Tombs and David Whyte -- How they still try to get away with it : crime in the Dutch real estate sector before and after the crisis / Hans Nelen and Luuk Ritzen -- Economic and financial criminality in Portugal / Rita Faria, José Cruz, André Lamas Leite, and Pedro Sousa -- Greece "for sale" : casino economy and state-corporate crime / Sophia Vidali -- Financial fraud in China : a structural examination of law and law enforcement / Hongming Cheng -- Epilogue can they still get away with it? -- Appendix A: short (global) history of financial meltdowns / compiled by Alex Holden -- Contributors -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XX, 361 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780231156905
9780231156912
023115691X
0231156901