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Author Barak, Gregg

Title Theft of a nation : Wall Street looting and federal regulatory colluding / Gregg Barak

Publisher Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012
 1st Floor Treatise  HV6769 .B37 2012    AVAILABLE
Call # HV6769 .B37 2012
Description xii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Issues in crime and justice
Issues in crime & justice (Lanham, Md.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Law, power, and wealth : on the rhetoric and reality of fighting financial abuse -- Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme and Wall Street's financial meltdown : a primer on investment fraud and victimization -- Unenlightened self interest, unregulated financial markets, and unfettered victimization : from the savings and loan bailouts to too big to fail -- Theories of white collar illegalities and the crimes of the powerful : a reciprocal approach to the political economy of Wall Street looting and federal regulatory colluding -- Financial looting, victimization, and legal intervention : on criminal prosecution and civil law enforcement -- Consuming victims and victimless identities : on the social construction of victimization and the re-emergence of public victims -- The Wall Street financial reform and consumer protection act of 2010 : a synopsis of Dodd-Frank and the re-regulation of financial abuse -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Glossary -- About the author
Notes Yellow Brown
Subject White collar crimes -- United States
Ponzi schemes -- United States
Commercial crimes -- United States
Law enforcement -- United States
ISBN 9781442207783 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442207787 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442207790 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1442207795 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781442207806 (electronic)
1442207809 (electronic)


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