Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-030-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1975

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Illegal corporate behavior, 1975-1976.  [machine-readable data file] / Clinard, Marshall B.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7855

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

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.

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.

NOTE: 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.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 2 data files + machine-readable documentation + SPSS control cards.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image, with SPSS Control Cards for each

TIME PERIOD: 1975 and 1976


SUBJECT TERMS: assets. business conditions. corporations. corruption. crime. criminal justice system. economic attitudes and behavior. financial affairs. income. industry. management. manufacturing and commerce. United States.


Clinard, Marshall B. ILLEGAL CORPORATE BEHAVIOR. United States Government Printing Office, 1979.

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