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Quantitative Studies in Green and Conservation Criminology: The Measurement of Environmental Harm and Crime

Quantitative Studies in Green and Conservation Criminology: The Measurement of Environmental Harm and Crime

1st Edition

Michael J. Lynch, Stephen F. Pires
June 27, 2019

During the early development and throughout the short history of green/conservation criminology, limited attention has been directed toward quantitative analyses of relevant environmental crime, law and justice concerns. While recognizing the importance of establishing a theory and terminology in...

The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking: Issues of Justice, Legality and Morality

The Crimes of Wildlife Trafficking: Issues of Justice, Legality and Morality

1st Edition

Ragnhild Aslaug Sollund
January 31, 2019

This book examines trade and trafficking in endangered animal species and how the trade increasingly puts large numbers of nonhuman species at risk. Focusing on illegal trafficking, the book also discusses the harmful aspects of the trade and trafficking which is taking place in concordance with...

Greening Criminology in the 21st Century: Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm

Greening Criminology in the 21st Century: Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm

1st Edition

Matthew Hall, Tanya Wyatt, Nigel South, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter, Jennifer Maher
September 04, 2018

In the 21st century, environmental harm is an ever-present reality of our globalised world. Over the last 20 years, criminologists, working alongside a range of other disciplines from the social and physical sciences, have made great strides in their understanding of how different institutions in...

Green Crimes and Dirty Money

Green Crimes and Dirty Money

1st Edition

Toine Spapens, Rob White, Daan van Uhm, Wim Huisman
June 06, 2018

Environmental crimes are primarily driven by financial motives. The combined financial value of illicit trade in protected wildlife, illegal logging and waste trafficking is estimated to come directly after counterfeiting, the narcotic drugs trade and illegal gambling. Logically, the proceeds of...

Environmental Crime in Transnational Context: Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology

Environmental Crime in Transnational Context: Global Issues in Green Enforcement and Criminology

1st Edition

Toine Spapens, Rob White, Wim Huisman
May 11, 2018

Environmental crime is one of the most profitable and fastest growing areas of international criminal activity. The increasing cross-border scope of environmental crimes and harms is one of the reasons why governments and the enforcement community have trouble in finding the proper responses. Law...

Governance of the Illegal Trade in E-Waste and Tropical Timber: Case Studies on Transnational Environmental Crime

Governance of the Illegal Trade in E-Waste and Tropical Timber: Case Studies on Transnational Environmental Crime

1st Edition

Lieselot Bisschop
January 09, 2017

This book responds to the call for more research on transnational environmental crime and its governance by investigating the illegal trade in electronic waste (e-waste) and tropical timber, major forms of transnational environmental crime. The book is based on a qualitative multi-method research...

Environmental Crime and Social Conflict: Contemporary and Emerging Issues

Environmental Crime and Social Conflict: Contemporary and Emerging Issues

1st Edition

Avi Brisman, Nigel South, Rob White
January 09, 2017

This impressive collection of original essays explores the relationship between social conflict and the environment - a topic that has received little attention within criminology. The chapters provide a systematic and comprehensive introduction and overview of conflict situations stemming from...

Environmental Crime and its Victims: Perspectives within Green Criminology

Environmental Crime and its Victims: Perspectives within Green Criminology

1st Edition

Toine Spapens, Rob White, Marieke Kluin
January 09, 2017

Environmental crime is one of the most profitable and fastest growing areas of international criminal activity. These types of crime, however, do not always produce an immediate consequence, and the harm may be diffused. As such, the complexity of victimization - in terms of time, space, impact,...

Exploring Green Criminology: Toward a Green Criminological Revolution

Exploring Green Criminology: Toward a Green Criminological Revolution

1st Edition

Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky
May 08, 2014

Few criminologists have drawn attention to the fact that widespread and significant forms of harm such as green or environmental crimes are neglected by criminology. Others have suggested that green crimes present the most important challenge to criminology as a discipline. This book argues that...

Animal Harm: Perspectives on Why People Harm and Kill Animals

Animal Harm: Perspectives on Why People Harm and Kill Animals

1st Edition

Angus Nurse
January 10, 2013

Why do people harm, injure, torture and kill animals? This book evaluates the reasons why these crimes are committed and outlines the characteristics of the animal offender. It considers ethical and value judgements made about animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable...

Eco-global Crimes: Contemporary Problems and Future Challenges

Eco-global Crimes: Contemporary Problems and Future Challenges

1st Edition

Ragnhild Sollund, Rune Ellefsen
November 12, 2012

Building on knowledge within the fields of green and eco-global criminology, this book uses empirical and theoretical arguments to discuss the multi-dimensional character of eco-global crime. It provides an overview of eco-global crimes and discusses them from a justice perspective. The...

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