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About this product
- PublisherApple Academic Press Inc.
- Date of Publication12/11/2015
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleAdvances in Police Theory and Practice
- Series Part/Volume Number26
- Place of PublicationOakville
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintApple Academic Press Inc.
- Content Note24 black & white illustrations
- Weight826 g
- Width216 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byBojan Dobovsek,Maximilian Edelbacher,Peter C. Kratcoski
- Table Of ContentsIntroduction: Relationship of the Informal Economy to Corruption, Fraud, and Organized Crime Maximilian Edelbacher, Bojan Dobovsek, and Peter C. Kratcoski Informal Economy and Organized Crime Bojan Dobovsek and Bostjan Slak Financial Flows of Organized Crime and Tax Fraud in Developed Countries: An Empirical Investigation Friedrich Schneider Organized Crime and the Mafia between Violence and Informal Economy Arije Antinori Informal Economy: Connection to Organized Crime, White Collar Crime, and Corruption Peter C. Kratcoski Insurance Industry and Informal Economy Michael Theil Role of Lawyers as Defenders of White Collar Criminals Petter Gottschalk Falsified Prospect Theory in the Context of Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment Benjamin Potz, Sporer Dominik Sporer, Zirgoi Christian Zirgo, and Birgit Gusenbauer Construction Mafia ?: Social Fraud and Organized Crime-The Austrian Perspective Martin Meissnitzer Organized Crime and Informal Economy: The Austrian Perspective Maximilian Edelbacher Symbiosis of Politics, the Shadow Economy, Corruption, and Organized Crime in the Territory of the Western Balkans: The Case of the Republic of Serbia Branislav Simonovic and Goran Boskovic The Relationship of the Shadow Economy and Corruption in China Li Xiangxia A Change in Activities of Japanese Organized Criminal Gangs: From Conventional Illegal Activities to Erosion to a Legal Economy Minoru Yokoyama Analysis Regarding the Roma Community from Romania Sorina-Maria Cofan Hells Angels in the Shadow Economy Petter Gottschalk Discourse on Gray Economy, Corruption, and the Organized Crime in Slovenia Katja Eman, Tine Furdi, Rok Hacin, and Bojan Dobovsek The Informal Economy in the United States: Size, Determinants, and Comparisons David G. Baker Human Factors and Compliance: Depth-Psychological Perspective on White and Blue Collar Crimes Christian Felsenreich Conclusion and Future Perspectives Maximilian Edelbacher, Peter C. Kratcoski, and Bojan Dobovsek
- Author BiographyMaximilian Edelbacher graduated from Vienna University (Mag. Jur.) and was Hofrat (Councilor) of the Federal Police of Austria. He served as the chief of the Major Crime Bureau and as an international expert for the Council of Europe, OSCE, and UNO. He also chaired the Austrian Antifraud Insurance Bureau and lectured at several universities, including the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Danube University in Krems, and the Vienna University Department of Sociology. Edelbacher was appointed a special investigator of the AVUS Group on white-collar crime cases, as vice-president of the Vienna Liaison Office, of the Academic Council on the United Nations, and as a director of the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES). He is the author of a number of books and journal articles. Peter C. Kratcoski, PhD, is a professor emeritus and adjunct professor at Kent State University. He earned his PhD in sociology from Pennsylvania State University, University Park. He taught at the College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota and at Pennsylvania State University before assuming the position of assistant professor of sociology at Kent State University in 1969. He retired as professor of criminal justice studies and chairman of the Department of Criminal Justice Studies at Kent State University in 1997. He has published many books, book chapters, and journal articles on juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, international policing, and crime prevention. He is a member of the International Police Executive Symposium, the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology, and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Bojan Dobovsek is a member of the Slovenian parliament and a full professor on the faculty of criminal justice and security at the University of Maribor, Slovenia. He earned his PhD in criminology from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is the author of a book on organized crime and terrorism and editor of several publications on corruption and organized crime. His research focuses on corruption in state institutions, corruption networks, organized crime and terrorism, economic and financial crime, migration problems and human trafficking, and art crime investigation. He served on the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption and is currently completing research on ecological crime. He is a partner of the Institute for Politikwissenschaft und Sozialforschung, University of Wurzburg, Germany, and a visiting professor on faculties in Ghent, Sarajevo, Belgrade, and Zagreb.
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