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Illegal Corporate Behavior, 1975-1976

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Clinard, Marshall B.
  • Yeager, Peter C.
Other Title
  • Version 3 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice
Free Keywords
businesses; corporate behavior; corporate crime; corporations; corruption; crime; criminal justice system; financial management; manufacturing industry
  • Abstract

    This study represents the first large-scale comprehensive investigation of corporate violations of law. It examines the extent and nature of these illegal activities, the internal corporate structure and the economic setting in which the violations occurred.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Economic Analysis Data
    • DS2: Violations/Sanctions
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975 / 1976
    Time period: 1975--1976
  • 1975 / 1976
    Collection date: 1975--1976
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The 582 largest publicly owned corporations in the United States, except corporations in banking, insurance, transportation, communications, and utilities, which have been excluded because they are subject to strict regulations and/or licensing.
Collection Mode
  • This study was originally called Illegal Corporate Behavior, 1979. However, it has now been retitled to reflect the date of collection and analysis of the data, rather than the date of publication.

Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice (77-NI-99-0069).
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7855 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR07855.v2
  • Boies, John L.. Money, Business, and the State: Material Interests, Fortune 500 Corporations, and the Size of Political Action Committees. American Sociological Review.54, (5), 821-833.1989.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Clinard, Marshall B., Yeager, Peter C.. Corporate Crime. New York: Free Press. 1980.
  • Clinard, M.B., Yeager, P.C.. White Collar Crime Study, Final Report. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice. 1979.
  • Clinard, Marshall B., Yeager, Peter C., Brissette, J., Petrashek, D., Harries, E.. Illegal Corporate Behavior. NCJ 057893, Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. 1979.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Clinard, Marshall B., Yeager, Peter C.. Corporate crime: Issues in research. Criminology.16, (2), 255-272.1978.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.1978.tb00091.x (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Clinard, Marshall B.; Yeager, Peter C. (1984): Illegal Corporate Behavior, 1975-1976. Version 3. Version: v3. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.