Ethics and the crimes of the powerful

Ruggiero, Vincenzo ORCID logoORCID: (2015) Ethics and the crimes of the powerful. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 54 (1) . pp. 42-56. ISSN 0265-5527 [Article] (doi:10.1111/hojo.12113)

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The ethical dimension adds a key tool for the analysis of the crimes of the powerful. This dimension is introduced in the analysis of the present article, which seeks to establish how offenders endowed with resources and power justify their conduct through a selective interpretation of classical Western philosophy.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 14320
Notes on copyright: This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: Ruggiero, V. (2015), Ethics and the Crimes of the Powerful. Howard J Crim Justice, 54: 42-56. doi:10.1111/hojo.12113, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.
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Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2015 15:25
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