Journal of Business Ethics 66 (2/3):177 - 195 (2006)

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Most consumer morality studies focus on consumer immorality, i.e. different types and degrees of consumer dishonesty or deviance. This paper follows this tradition, by looking at insurance customer dishonesty. For looking at insurance customer dishonesty in a wider perspective, the paper drafts a sociology of insurance customer morality, including outlines of micro-level, meso-level and macro-level moral sociologies of insurance fraud, as well as a discussion of moral heterogeneity and a critical understanding of deviance. As a next step a few empirical rsearch questions are formulated and illustrated with data from a Norwegian-German pilot study
Keywords consumer ethics  insurance fraud  consumer ethics scales  ethically questionable behavior  sociology of deviance  sociology of morality
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DOI 10.1007/s10551-005-5575-1
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