Exploring criminal and illegal enterprise : new perspectives on research, policy & practice / edited by Gerard McElwee, Robert Smith ; contributors, Ian Cummins [and fourteen others].

Bingley, England : Emerald, 2015.
1 online resource (288 p.)
Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research ; Volume 5.
Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, 2040-7246 ; Volume 5

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This book examines the illegal behaviour of entrepreneurs and discusses how criminal entrepreneurs acquire information, learn from their entrepreneurial experiences, and utilize acquired knowledge to develop their organizations.
Front Cover; Exploring Criminal and Illegal Enterprise: New Perspectives on Research, Policy & Practice; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Series Editor's Preface; Part I: An Introduction to Illegal Entrepreneurship: Some Theoretical and Philosophical Considerations; Towards a Nuanced Typology of Illegal Entrepreneurship: A Theoretical and Conceptual Overview; An Introduction and Overview; Assessing the Contribution of Baumol's Framework; How the Chapters Expand the Baumolian Typology; Some (Pre)Concluding Thoughts; References
Out of the Margins: Evaluating the Scale of Employment in Informal Enterprises in Developing and Transition EconomiesIntroduction; Informal Sector Enterprise: Definitions and Perspectives; Defining Informal Sector Enterprise; Perspectives towards Informal Sector Enterprise; Modernisation Theory; Neo-Liberal Theory; Political Economy Theory; Previous Evaluations of the Competing Theories; Methodology: Examining Variations in the Scale of Employment in Informal Sector Enterprise; Results: Employment in Informal Sector Enterprise in Developing and Transition Economies
Exploratory Analysis: Evaluating the Competing TheoriesEvaluating the Modernisation Hypothesis; Evaluating the Neo-Liberal Hypothesis; Evaluating the Political Economy Hypothesis; Conclusions; References; Part II: Criminal types and typologies: The role of context, places and spaces; Modelling Entrepreneurial Endeavour in the Nexus between Terrorism and Organised Crime: Does Supporting Terrorism Present a...; Introduction; Literature Review; Structural Similarities - Organised Crime Groups and Terrorists; Forms of Co-operation between Terrorists and Organised Criminals
Motivational DifferencesTensions; Entrepreneurial Considerations; Culture as a Facet of Criminal Entrepreneurship; A Potential Model; Distance; Reputation; Calculated Risk; Deception; World Events; Illustrating the Potential Model; Model Discussion; Conclusions; Understanding the 'Initial Nexus' from an Entrepreneurial Perspective; Potential for Further Research; Notes; References; White-Collar, Blue-Collar and Collarless Crime: The Complicity of Victims in 'Victimless Crime'; Introduction; Entrepreneurs and Moral Deviance; Crime and White-Collar Workers; What Is White-Collar Crime?
Entrepreneurs and a Lexicon of JustificationMaking Sense of and Illuminating the Moral Nature of Collared Crime; Social Conditioning and the Gullible Victim; Productivity and Street Level Entrepreneurs; New Markets and the 'Collared Criminals'; White-Collar Crimes; Blue-Collar Crimes; Collarless Crimes; Conclusion; References; Creative Compliance, Constructive Compliance: Corporate Environmental Crime and the Criminal Entrepreneur; Introduction; The Nature of Corporate Environmental Responsibility; Defining Corporate Environmental Responsibility and Environmental Damage
Failures in Voluntary Compliance
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Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed June 18, 2015).
McElwee, Gerard, editor.
Smith, Robert, editor.
Cummins, Ian, contributor.
Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Great Britain)