The Resource Unchecked corporate power : why the crimes of multinational corporations are routinized away and what we can do about it, (electronic resource)

Unchecked corporate power : why the crimes of multinational corporations are routinized away and what we can do about it, (electronic resource)

Label
Unchecked corporate power : why the crimes of multinational corporations are routinized away and what we can do about it
Title
Unchecked corporate power
Title remainder
why the crimes of multinational corporations are routinized away and what we can do about it
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barak, Gregg
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD2741
LC item number
.B253 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Crimes of the Powerful
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corporations
  • White collar crimes
  • Abuse of administrative power
  • Abuse of administrative power
  • Corporations
  • White collar crimes
Label
Unchecked corporate power : why the crimes of multinational corporations are routinized away and what we can do about it, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Transparency, surveillance, whistleblowing, and drone warfare
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Other books by Gregg Barak; Preface; PART I: Routinizing the crimes of the powerful; Introduction: On the state routinization of unchecked corporate power; Notes; 1. Capitalism, corporations, and criminality; Globalizing capital and crime; Studying multinational corporate crime and the public's right to know; From felonies to torts: constrained and unconstrained corporations; Power, growth, and inequality in early twenty-first century capitalism
  • Capitalism and the contradictory nature of capital accumulation, capitalist crisis, and corporate criminalityState-routinized crime control and the capitalist apparatus; Notes; 2. Why capitalist states "fail" to control the crimes of the powerful; State-routinized crime; State-routinized crime control, regulation, and accountability; Police use and misuse of force, militarizing U.S. law enforcement, and privatizing the security industry; U.S. counter-terrorist torture and the outsourcing of harsh interrogation techniques; Wall Street and the routinization of securities fraud
  • A recapitulation of state-routinized crime and crime controlNotes; PART II: Violating the commons; 3. Financial crimes: Violations of trusted securities; Decriminalization, fraudulent libor rates, and victimization; The contradictory forces of free-market capitalism and securities law failures to curb Wall Street frauds before and after the financial implosion; Treating high-risk securities fraud as non-criminal matters; Criminal and civil prosecutions; Structured finance products, investment banking fraud, and the case against Goldman Sachs
  • Conciliatory collusion, Goldman Sachs, and the costs of doing highThe big banks, SEC waivers, and state financial resources; Update: "short sellers sold short by Goldman"; Notes; 4. Environmental crimes: Violations of health and safety; Green Criminology, environmental crimes, and structural harms; Exposing West Virginians to toxic substances: DuPont, cover-up, litigation, and decades of chemical pollution; The death of a toxic fluorochemical, or PFOA by another name?; A PFOA cover-up timeline: what did DuPont know? When did DuPont know it? What did DuPont say about what they knew?
  • Rob Bilott for the plaintiffs versus DuPont Chemical CompanyDow Chemical Company: a trailblazer in multinational criminality; Monsanto Corporation: masters of fraud, deception, and public relations; Unfettered fracking and the dangers of hydraulic fracturing; Climate change, power plant regulations, and the U.S. Supreme Court stay as a potential unraveling of the Paris Agreement?; Notes; 5. Colluding crimes of states and corporations: Violations of the community; Routinizing collusion between and within nations: the neutralization of crime and the rise of securitization
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317360537
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972290209
  • (OCoLC)ocn972290209
Label
Unchecked corporate power : why the crimes of multinational corporations are routinized away and what we can do about it, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Transparency, surveillance, whistleblowing, and drone warfare
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Other books by Gregg Barak; Preface; PART I: Routinizing the crimes of the powerful; Introduction: On the state routinization of unchecked corporate power; Notes; 1. Capitalism, corporations, and criminality; Globalizing capital and crime; Studying multinational corporate crime and the public's right to know; From felonies to torts: constrained and unconstrained corporations; Power, growth, and inequality in early twenty-first century capitalism
  • Capitalism and the contradictory nature of capital accumulation, capitalist crisis, and corporate criminalityState-routinized crime control and the capitalist apparatus; Notes; 2. Why capitalist states "fail" to control the crimes of the powerful; State-routinized crime; State-routinized crime control, regulation, and accountability; Police use and misuse of force, militarizing U.S. law enforcement, and privatizing the security industry; U.S. counter-terrorist torture and the outsourcing of harsh interrogation techniques; Wall Street and the routinization of securities fraud
  • A recapitulation of state-routinized crime and crime controlNotes; PART II: Violating the commons; 3. Financial crimes: Violations of trusted securities; Decriminalization, fraudulent libor rates, and victimization; The contradictory forces of free-market capitalism and securities law failures to curb Wall Street frauds before and after the financial implosion; Treating high-risk securities fraud as non-criminal matters; Criminal and civil prosecutions; Structured finance products, investment banking fraud, and the case against Goldman Sachs
  • Conciliatory collusion, Goldman Sachs, and the costs of doing highThe big banks, SEC waivers, and state financial resources; Update: "short sellers sold short by Goldman"; Notes; 4. Environmental crimes: Violations of health and safety; Green Criminology, environmental crimes, and structural harms; Exposing West Virginians to toxic substances: DuPont, cover-up, litigation, and decades of chemical pollution; The death of a toxic fluorochemical, or PFOA by another name?; A PFOA cover-up timeline: what did DuPont know? When did DuPont know it? What did DuPont say about what they knew?
  • Rob Bilott for the plaintiffs versus DuPont Chemical CompanyDow Chemical Company: a trailblazer in multinational criminality; Monsanto Corporation: masters of fraud, deception, and public relations; Unfettered fracking and the dangers of hydraulic fracturing; Climate change, power plant regulations, and the U.S. Supreme Court stay as a potential unraveling of the Paris Agreement?; Notes; 5. Colluding crimes of states and corporations: Violations of the community; Routinizing collusion between and within nations: the neutralization of crime and the rise of securitization
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317360537
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972290209
  • (OCoLC)ocn972290209

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