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- Gregory Anderson, Victorian Clerks, chapter 3
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- Jason Ditton, 'Perks, pilferage and the fiddle: the historical structure of an invisible wage', Theory and Society, 4 (1977), pp. 39-71
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- Michael Jones, Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals, chapter 7
- Peter King, 'Gleaners, farmers and the failure of legal sanctions in England, 1750-1850', Past and Present, 125 (1989), pp. 116-50
- John Locker, '"Quiet thieves, quiet punishment": Private responses to the "respectable offender"', Crime, History and Societies, 9 (2005), pp. 9-31
- R. McGowen, ‘From Pillory to Gallows: The Punishment of Forgery in the Age of the Financial Revolution’, Past and Present, 165 (1999), pp. 107–140.
- Nicola Phillips, 'A Case Study of the Impact of Crime on the Criminal Justice System', Crime, Histoires et Societe, 2013
- George Robb, White-collar crime in modern England
- Rob Sindall, 'Middle-class crime in nineteenth-century England', Criminal Justice History, 4 (1983), pp. 23-40
- James Taylor, 'Watchdogs or Apologists', Historical Research, 2012
- Sarah Wilson, 'Law, Morality and Regulation : Victorian Experiences of Financial Crime', British Journal of Criminology, 46 (2006)
- How widespread was whitecollar crime in Victorian England?
- What was the response of the courts?
- Why were many employers reluctant to prosecute fraudulent employees?
- Do 'imposter' and fraud cases reflect anxieties of the newly industrialised nation?