Green Criminology

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AUTHOR
Rob White, Diane Heckenberg
DIMENSION
9,89 MB
FILE NAME
Green Criminology.pdf
ISBN
2149817521321

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Over the past ten years, the study of environmental harm and 'crimes against nature' has become an increasingly popular area of research amongst criminologists. This book represents the first international, comprehensive and introductory text for green criminology, offering a concise exposition of theory and concepts and providing extensive geographical coverage, diversity and depth to the many issues pertaining to environmental harm and crime.Divided into three sections, the book draws on a range of international case studies and examples, and looks at the conceptual and methodological foundations of green criminology, before examining in detail areas of environmental crime and harm, and how they are addressed, including:climate change and social conflict;abuse and harm to animals;threats to bio-diversity;pollution and toxic waste;environmental victims;environmental regulation, law enforcement and courts;environmental forensic studies;environmental crime prevention.Green Criminology is packed with pedagogical features, including dialogue boxes, case examples, discussion questions and lists of further reading and is perfect for students around the world engaged with green criminology and crime against the environment.

This groundbreaking text provides students with an overview and assessment of green criminology as well as a call to action. Green Criminology draws a... The introductory paper defines "green criminology" as "the study of harms against humanity, against the environment (including space), and against nonhuman animals committed both by powerful institutions and ordinary people." The three papers in Part I provide a broad introduction to a green criminology.

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