Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology

Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology

by Nigel South
     
 

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Academic and general interest in environmental crimes, harms, and threats, as well as in environmental legislation and regulation, has grown sharply in recent years. The Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology is the most in-depth and comprehensive volume on these issues to date.

With contributions from leading international green

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Overview

Academic and general interest in environmental crimes, harms, and threats, as well as in environmental legislation and regulation, has grown sharply in recent years. The Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology is the most in-depth and comprehensive volume on these issues to date.

With contributions from leading international green criminologists and scholars in related fields, the Handbook examines a wide range of substantive issues, including:

  • climate change
  • corporate criminality and impacts on the environment
  • environmental justice
  • media representations
  • pollution (e.g. air, water)
  • questions of responsibility and risk
  • wildlife trafficking

The chapters explore green criminology in depth, its theory, history and development, as well as methodological concerns for this area of academic interest. With examples of environmental crimes, harms, and threats from Africa, Asia, Australia, Eastern Europe, South America, the United Kingdom, and the United States, this book will serve as a vital resource for international scholars and students in criminology, sociology, law and socio-legal studies, as well as environmental science, environmental studies, politics and international relations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415678827
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Series:
Routledge International Handbooks Series
Pages:
464

Meet the Author

Nigel South is Professor of Sociology, a member of the Human Rights Centre and Centre for Criminology, and a Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Essex, England. He has served on various editorial boards and governing bodies and has published over twenty books and journal special issues including several contributing to the development of green criminology.

Avi Brisman is an assistant professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY (USA). His writing has appeared in such journals as Crime, Law and Social Change, Crime Media Culture, Critical Criminology, and Western Criminology Review, among others.

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