The Geography of Environmental Crime: Conservation, Wildlife Crime and Environmental Activism

The Geography of Environmental Crime: Conservation, Wildlife Crime and Environmental Activism

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137538420
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Gary Potter is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Lancaster, UK.

Angus Nurse is Director of Criminology and Sociology programmes at Middlesex University School of Law, UK.

Matthew Hall is Professor of Law and Criminal Justice and Director of Research at the University of Lincoln School of Law, UK.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Geography of Environmental Crime;Matthew Hall, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter and Tanya Wyatt.-Part I. Perspectives on Conservation Crimes.-Chapter 2. Tiger Poaching in Bangladesh Sundarbans;Samia Saif and Douglas MacMillan.-Chapter 3. Radical Environmentalism and the Role of Nature;John Cianchi.-Chapter 4. Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid of the Environmental Activist;Aurelie Sauvant, Wendy Fitzgibbon and Angus Nurse.-Part II. Crime Prevention and Detection.-Chapter 5. Using Stable Isotope Analysis to Differentiate Between Wild and Cultivated Orchids in International Trade;Amy Hinsley, Emily King and Pablo Sinovas.-Chapter 6. 'Do Some Anti-Poaching, Kill Some Bad Guys, And Do Some Good': Manhunting, Accumulation, and Pacification in African Conservation;Bill McClanahan and Tyler Wall.-Chapter 7. Keeping the Horn on the Rhino;Elisa Reuter and Lieselot Bisschop.-Part III. Critical Perspectives on Policy and Enforcement.-Chapter 8. Policy Constructions of Environmental Crime and Grey Economy in Finland;Iina Sahramäki.-Chapter 9. 'I Don't See Myself as a Criminal': Motivation and Neutralization of Illegal Hunting by Swedish Norrland Hunters;Emil Rytterstedt.

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“This is a genuinely original collection, full of fresh perspectives and new data on a range of topics - from conservation through activism to environmental crime prevention. Interdisciplinary and international it highlights the continuing growth of excellent scholarship in green criminology.” (Nigel South, Professor of Sociology, University of Essex, UK)

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