This briefing by David Ellis and David Whyte is the second of two briefings the Centre has published on public attitudes to questionable conduct by the state, corporations and individuals.
Corrupt companies should face a corporate ‘death penalty’, corporate probation or public shaming, a new report from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies proposes today. The report – Redefining Criminality – by Dr David Ellis and Professor David Whyte of the University of Liverpool, reveals that the public consider the crimes of the powerful to be as serious as, or worse than, everyday crimes such as handling stolen goods or joy riding.
A letter by our Deputy Director, Will McMahon, was published in The Guardian newspaper last Thursday.
He was responding to an article by the columnist Aditya Chakrabortty, which argued that corruption was not the preserve of developing countries.
The British public hold strong views on the revolving door between business and government, David Ellis and David Whyte reveal
In this Briefing, Dr David Ellis and Professor David Whyte reveal the results of a survey that finds widespread public disquiet at collusive relationships between government and big business.