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Shaming, Shame and Recidivism: a test of reintegrative shaming theory in the White-Collar crime context

Murphy, Kristina (Tina); Harris, Nathan


Despite the popularity of reintegrative shaming theory in the field of criminology, only a small number of studies purporting to test it have been published to date. The aim of the present study, therefore, is to provide an empirical test of Braithwaite's (1989; Braithwaite and Braithwaite 2001) theory of reintegrative shaming in the white-collar crime context. The data on which the study is based came from survey data collected from a group of 652 tax offenders. Consistent with predictions, it...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: The British Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azm037


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