Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1317809009
  • ISBN-13: 9781317809005
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 464 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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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 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Horizons, Issues and Relationships in Green Criminology.
History, Theory and Methods.
1: A Guide to a Green Criminology.
2: Reflections on Green Criminology and Its Boundaries Comparing Environmental and Criminal Victimization and considering Crime from an Eco-City Perspective.
3: The Ordinary Acts that Contribute to Ecocide: A Criminological Analysis.
4: The Contemporary Horizon of Green Criminology.
5: Innovative Approaches to Researching Environmental Crime.
International and Transnational Issues for a Green Criminology.
6: Conservation Criminology and the “General Accident” of Climate Change†.
7: The Criminogenic Consequences of Climate Change Blurring the Boundaries between Offenders and Victims.
8: Air Crimes and Atmospheric Justice.
9: Crude Laws: Treadmill of Production and State Variations in Civil and Criminal Liability for Oil Discharges in Navigable Waters.
10: Food Crime: A Green Criminology Perspective.
11: Nature for Rehabilitating Offenders and Facilitating Therapeutic Outcomes for Youth at Risk.
Region-Specific Problems: Some Case Studies.
12: The Amazon Rainforest: A Green Criminological Perspective.
13: The Control of Conflict Minerals in Africa and a Preliminary Assessment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Act.
14: Green Issues in South-Eastern Europe.
Relationships in Green Criminology: Environment and Economy.
15: Eco-Global Criminology and the Political Economy of Environmental Harm.
16: The Environment and the Crimes of the Economy.
17: Evading Responsibility for Green Harm: State-Corporate Exploitation of Race, Class, and Gender Inequality.
18: Public Perceptions of Corporate Environmental Crime: Assessing the Impact of Economic Insecurity on Willingness to Impose Punishment for Pollution.
Relationships in Green Criminology: Humans and Non-Human Species.
19: Uncovering the Significance of and Motivation for Wildlife Trafficking.
20: The Victimization of Women, Children and Non-Human Species through Trafficking and Trade: Crimes Understood through an Ecofeminist Perspective.
21: Environmental Justice, Animal Rights, and Total Liberation: from Conflict and Distance to Points of Common Focus.
Relationships in Green Criminology: Environment and Culture.
22: Tangled up in Green Cultural Criminology and Green Criminology.
23: “This is the North, Where We Do What We Want” Popular Green Criminology and “Little Red Riding Hood” Films.
24: Coastline Conflict Implementing Environmental Law in Salvador Da Bahia, Brazil.
25: Matter All Over the Place: Litter, Criminology and Criminal Justice.
26: Conclusion: The Planned Obsolescence of Planet Earth? How Green Criminology Can Help Us Learn from Experience and Contribute to Our Future.