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Regulatory Mix, Collective Efficacy, and Crimes of the Powerful

Braithwaite, John

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This article argues against abolitionism, then against excess in criminalization for white-collar and corporate crime. While the criminal label does useful work, it does that work better when combined with a wide range of regulatory tools. The best strategies create spaces where reformers inside criminal organizations and regulatory agencies are supported to acquire the collective efficacy to transform corporate cultures. This can happen relationally with civil society support, but it never...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorBraithwaite, John
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-14T22:30:42Z
dc.identifier.issn2631-309X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/212494
dc.description.abstractThis article argues against abolitionism, then against excess in criminalization for white-collar and corporate crime. While the criminal label does useful work, it does that work better when combined with a wide range of regulatory tools. The best strategies create spaces where reformers inside criminal organizations and regulatory agencies are supported to acquire the collective efficacy to transform corporate cultures. This can happen relationally with civil society support, but it never happens sustainably if civil society and street-level regulatory pressure is not sustained. It is early days in our journey of learning how to sequence and mix strategies and how to empower the powerless to resist crimes of the powerful effectively and with justice.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherSage Journals Online
dc.rights© The Author(s) 2019
dc.sourceJournal of White Collar and Corporate Crime
dc.titleRegulatory Mix, Collective Efficacy, and Crimes of the Powerful
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume1
dc.date.issued2020
local.identifier.absfor160201 - Causes and Prevention of Crime
local.identifier.ariespublicationu1026210xPUB233
local.publisher.urlhttps://journals.sagepub.com/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationBraithwaite, John, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage62
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage71
local.identifier.doi10.1177/2631309X19872430
local.identifier.absseo940402 - Crime Prevention
dc.date.updated2020-07-06T08:18:48Z
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