Emerging Issues in Green Criminology: Exploring Power, Justice and Harm [NOOK Book]

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Green Criminology has the potential to provide not only a
different way of examining and making sense of various forms of crime and control
responses, but can also make explicable much wider connections which are not
generally well ...
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Emerging Issues in Green Criminology: Exploring Power, Justice and Harm

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Overview

Green Criminology has the potential to provide not only a
different way of examining and making sense of various forms of crime and control
responses, but can also make explicable much wider connections which are not
generally well understood. As all societies face up to the need to confront harms
against the environment, other animals and humanity, criminology will have a major
role to play. This book will be an essential part of this process.
This
edited collection brings together internationally renowned scholars to explore green
criminology through the interdisciplinary lenses of power, justice and harm. The
chapters provide innovative case study analyses from North America, Europe and
Australia that seek to advance theoretical, policy and practice discourses about
environmental harm. The book unifies transnational debates in environmental law,
policy and justice, and in doing so examines international agreements and policy
within diverse environmental discourses of sociology, criminology and political
economy.
Emerging Issues in
Green Criminology is an essential source for
students, scholars and policy makers in this rapidly growing area of criminology, as
well as environmental studies more broadly. The international range of contributors
include Lieselot Bisschop (University College Ghent, Belgium), Avi Brisman (Eastern
Kentucky University, USA), Matthew Hall (University of Sheffield, UK), M.H.A Kluin
(Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands), Olga Knight (University of
Colorado, Denver, USA), Peter Martin (Queensland University of Technology,
Australia), Hanneke Mol (University of Kent, UK and Utrecht University,
Netherlands), Angus Nurse (Birmingham City University, UK), Ragnhild Sollund
(University of Oslo, Norway), Nigel South (University of Essex, UK), Paul B.
Stretesky (University of Colorado, Denver, USA), Gudrun Vande Walle (University
College Ghent, Belgium) and Rob White (University of Tasmania, Australia).



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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'What a pleasure to read Emerging Issues in Green Criminology! The editors and authors are to be congratulated for having skillfully woven together twelve otherwise quite disparate chapters into a common project concerned with power, justice and harm. This book confirms that green criminology is vibrant, relevant and here to stay.'
- Piers Beirne, University of South Maine, USA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137274007
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/6/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 280
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Diane Solomon Westerhuis was a Lecturer in Justice Studies at
Charles Sturt University, Australia and is now an independent scholar.


Reece Walters is Assistant Dean Research and Professor of
Justice at Queensland University of Technology, Australia.


Tanya Wyatt is a Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, UK. Her
research focuses on green crimes, such as wildlife trafficking and animal welfare,
and these crimes' intersection with organized crime and terrorism. She is currently
helping to organise the ESRC Green Criminology Research Seminar Series in the
UK.
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Table of Contents

Introduction; Diane Solomon Westerhuis, Reece Walters and Tanya
Wyatt
PART I: CONCEPTS, PERSPECTIVES AND DIMENSIONS
1. The
Conceptual Contours of Green Criminology; Rob White
2. Environmental
Victimization and Conflict Resolution: A Case Study of E-waste; Lieselot Bisschop
and Gudrun Vande Walle
PART II: RIGHTS AND WRONGS
3. Resource
Wealth, Power, Crime and Conflict; Avi Brisman and Nigel South
4. Animal
Trafficking and Trade: Animal Abuse and Species Injustice; Ragnhild
Sollund
5. Crime and the Commodification of Carbon; Reece Walters and
Peter Martin
6.The Local Context of Transnational Wildlife Trafficking:
the Heathrow Animal Reception Centre; Tanya Wyatt
PART III: POLICING,
REGULATION AND ENFORCEMENT
7. Shoot Horses Don't They? Policing Wildlife,
Perspectives on Criminality in Wildlife Crime; Angus Nurse
8.
Environmental Regulation in Chemical Corporations: Preliminary Results of a Case
Study Research Environmental Regulation in Chemical Corporations: Preliminary
Results of a Case Study Research; M.H.A. Kluin
9. The Uneven Geography of
Environmental Enforcement INGOs: National Influence of Wealth on a Global Civil
Society and Potential Implications for Ecological Disorganization; Paul B. Stretesky
and Olga Knight
10. A Harm Analysis of Environmental Crime; Diane Solomon
Westerhuis
11. Victims of Environmental Harms and their Role in National
and International justice; Matthew Hall
12. 'A Gift from the Tropics to
the World': Power, Harm, and Palm Oil; Hanneke Mol

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