White Collar Summary
Our last forum this semester will focussing on summarizing what we have learned these past few months. In your discussion, summarize your understanding of the following:
- Which white collar crimes do you feel are the most damaging to society and why do you feel this way?
- What is the nature of white collar crime? Moreover, what are the characteristics of white collar crimes that differentiate them from traditional crimes?
- What is the extent of white collar crime? Who are the most common victims? Why? What are the most common types? Why?
- Discuss which theories of criminal behavior you feel best explain the behavior of white collar criminals and why you feel they are the best fit
- What have been the social and legal reactions to white collar crime?
- How should we approach dealing with white collar crime and white collar criminals?