Corporate Crime

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Sociology

Course Number: 
347
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Lecture. The rise of the "corporate actor" in terms of social organization and social policy, and concerning interest, rights, power, and trust. Organizational processes and deviance in production markets; deviance by, within, among, and against businesses as corporations. The roles of government and state in both the social production of deviance and its regulation: deviance by within, among, and against government(s). How actors in settings of trust define and enforce trust norms; how opportunities for illegal action and abuse of trust arise; and how the actual patterns of organized misconduct, deviance, and illegality unfold. Prerequisite: SOCIOL 342.
Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
16218

Course Sections

Corporate Crime
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Robert Faulkner

TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM