Boardroom scandal the criminalization of company fraud in nineteenth-century Britain

This title considers the role played by the criminal law in regulating the economy, posing the question: should businessmen who commit fraud go to prison? It explores changing approaches to the question of criminal sanctions in Victorian Britain and the economic, social, political, and legal origins...

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Main Author: Taylor, James
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This title considers the role played by the criminal law in regulating the economy, posing the question: should businessmen who commit fraud go to prison? It explores changing approaches to the question of criminal sanctions in Victorian Britain and the economic, social, political, and legal origins of these reforms, and their main effects
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white)
ISBN:9780191749520