Whistleblowing : toward a new theory / by Kate Kenny
By: Kenny, Kate.Publisher: Cambridge, M.A. : Harvard University Press, 2019Description: 282 p. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9780674975798.Subject(s): Fraud | Corporate crimeOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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Speaking out - what we know -- Whistleblowing - the subject and power -- Global finance - norms of complicity -- The Whistleblower as professional - subjection to norms -- Whistleblower retaliation - impossible speech and violence -- Speaking out in public -- toward possible speech -- Media recruitment and friends - excluding the public whistleblower -- Turning inward - excluding the self -- Coping with retaliation - affective recognition -- Small victories and making fun - performing the whistleblower.
Draws on stories of men and women who reported unethical and illegal conduct in corporations. Features detailed investigations of financial sector whistleblowers in several countries. Explains corporate fraud and what must be done to protect those who speak out.