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dc.contributor.author Harding, Christopher
dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-13T03:19:25Z
dc.date.available 2013-07-13T03:19:25Z
dc.date.issued 2006-06-01
dc.identifier.citation Harding , C 2006 , ' Business Collusion as a Criminological Phenomenon: Exploring the Global Criminalisation of Business Cartels ' Critical Criminology , vol 14 , no. 2 , pp. 181-205 . DOI: 10.1007/s10612-006-9000-6 en
dc.identifier.issn 1205-8629
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dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/7915
dc.description Harding, C. (2006). Business Collusion as a Criminological Phenomenon: Exploring the Global Criminalisation of Business Cartels. Critical Criminology, 14(2), 181-205. RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract Over the last dozen years or so there has been a burgeoning of criminal law for purposes of dealing with business cartels in a number of jurisdictions (for instance, the new ‘cartel offence’ introduced under the Enterprise Act 2002 in the UK). The discussion here provides first of all some account of this process of criminalisation, mapping it in terms of jurisdictions and the legal character of this category of cartel offending. It then seeks to explain and account for the phenomenon and more particularly to determine the extent to which it may be seen either as an element of more forceful prosecution strategy, or alternatively as a sea-change in moral perception and evaluation. Put another way, is this a development led by legal policy, or a genuine shift in outlook, which has produced a new legal policy? It will be argued finally that, in a more pragmatic perspective, the success of the criminalisation project in any case depends on the emergence of a genuine sense of ‘hard core’ delinquency, without which effective regulation by means of criminal law is unlikely to be achieved. In this respect, a manufactured sense of moral censure, fostered by prosecutors to facilitate leniency programmes, may (outside the US) eventually prove to be a point of vulnerability in such strategies. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Critical Criminology en
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dc.title Business Collusion as a Criminological Phenomenon: Exploring the Global Criminalisation of Business Cartels en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1007/s10612-006-9000-6
dc.contributor.institution Aberystwyth Law School en
dc.contributor.institution Law and Criminology en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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