Environmental Crime / Edition 2

Environmental Crime / Edition 2

by Mary Clifford, Terry D. Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763794287

ISBN-13: 9780763794286

Pub. Date: 07/18/2011

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Feature

  • Includes contributions from nationally and internationally known experts on the topic of environmental crime
  • Provides a comprehensive focus on the United States laws and policies related to environmental law, violations, punishments and sanctions
  • Includes a historical review of law creation and activist protests focused on organizing
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Feature

  • Includes contributions from nationally and internationally known experts on the topic of environmental crime
  • Provides a comprehensive focus on the United States laws and policies related to environmental law, violations, punishments and sanctions
  • Includes a historical review of law creation and activist protests focused on organizing and changing laws around environmental protections and environmental harms
  • Interdisciplinary in its focus, the text includes biological sciences, history and political debates, economics, media, crime theory and its application, in addition to sections on international constructions of environmental crime and future research directions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763794286
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/18/2011
Edition description:
2
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME * Defining "Environmental Crime" * A History of the U.S. Environmental Movement * Economics, Politics, and Environmental Protection * A Social Understanding of the Natural Sciences * A Review of Federal Environmental Legislation * ENFORCING ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION LEGISLATION: AN INTERAGENCY APPROACH * The Federal Environmental Regulatory Structure * State and Local Environmental Enforcement * Policing the Environment * Environmental Crime Prosecution at the County Level * Sentencing the Environmental Criminal * IDENTIFYING ESSENTIAL CONNECTIONS * Five Types of Environmental Criminals * Environmental Ethics, Criminal Law, and Environmental Crime * Mystification of Environmental Images: Identifying Environmental Crime * International Environmental Issues * Environmental Crime Research: Where We Have Been, Where We Should Go * CASE STUDIES * Case Study 1--Community Opposition to Hazardous Waste Incineration: The Case of ENSCO * Case Study 2--Hazardous Waste Regulation: Legacies of the Past and Projections for the Future * Case Study 3--Rocky Flats: A Plea Bargain in Public View * Case Study 4--Controversy Amid Controversy: Reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act * Case Study 5--Environmental Crimes at the U.S.-Mexico Border * Comments in Closing * Appendixes * Index

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