An introduction to green criminology & environmental justice / Angus Nurse
- Nurse, Angus
- Additional Titles:
- An introduction to green criminology and environmental justice
- London : Sage, 2016.
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- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (226 pages) : illustrations
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Introduction and Theory -- 1.An Introduction to Green Criminological Theories -- Introduction -- Contextualizing Green Criminology -- What is Green Criminology? -- Environmental Criminology -- Environmental Justice -- Ecological Justice -- The Purpose of Green Criminology: The Green and the Mainstream -- Summary -- Self-study Questions -- 2.Species Justice: Animal Rights, Animal Abuse and Violence Towards Humans -- Introduction -- The Case for Animal Rights -- Legal Rights, Legal Personhood and Animal Welfare Protections -- Contemporary Animal Protection Law -- The Link between Animal Abuse and Interpersonal Violence -- The Progression Thesis and Domestic Violence -- Summary -- Self-study Questions -- 3.The Causes of Environmental Crime and Criminality -- Introduction -- Protecting the Environment -- Pollution and Waste Offences -- Corporate Environmental Crime and the Criminal Entrepreneur --
Note continued: Masculinities as a Cause of Environmental Crime -- Summary -- Self-study Questions -- pt. II Environmental Crime as Global Crime -- 4.The Future Protection of Wildlife: Resolving Wildlife Crime and Illegal Wildlife Trafficking -- Introduction -- Defining Wildlife Crime -- The Politicization of Wildlife Laws -- Problems of Wildlife Law Enforcement -- Enforcement Options and Regulatory Approach -- The Future Protection of Wildlife -- Summary -- Self-study Questions -- 5.Regulating Environmental Harm: Environmental Crime and Governance -- Introduction -- Key Aspects of Environmental Law -- Governance and Regulatory Compliance -- Enforcing CER and Ethical Governance -- Environmental Offences and Human Rights -- Summary -- Self-study Questions -- 6.The Criminal Exploitation of Natural Resources -- Introduction -- The Oil and Gas Extraction Industries -- The Illegal Timber Trade -- Biopiracy: Contemporary Exploitation of Natural Resources -- Summary --
Note continued: Self-study Questions -- 7.Climate Change and Environmental Damage -- Introduction -- Climate Change as a Cause of Crime -- Sociocultural Perspectives and Climate Change Denial -- Global Warming as Crime -- Climate Change and the Courts -- Summary -- Self-study Questions -- pt. III Policing, Prosecuting and Monitoring Environmental Crime -- 8.The Green Movement: NGOs and Environmental Justice -- Introduction -- Environmental Citizenship -- NGOs and Ideology -- The Nature of Activism: NGOs as Agents of Social Change -- Extreme Activism and the Criminalization of NGOs and Environmental Activists -- Summary -- Self-study Questions -- 9.Investigating Environmental Crime -- Introduction -- Practical Green Policing -- The Role of NGOs -- The Wildlife Enforcement Monitoring System (WEMS) -- The Basel Convention and the Basel Network -- The Quality of Justice -- Summary -- Self-study Questions --
Note continued: 10.Repairing the Harm: Restorative Justice and Environmental Courts -- Introduction -- Understanding Restorative Justice -- Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice -- Applying Restorative Justice to Environmental Harm -- Environmental Courts -- Environmental Ombudsmen -- Summary -- Self-study Questions.
- A comprehensive introduction to green criminology, this book is a discussion of the relationship between mainstream criminal justice and green crimes. Focused on environmental harm within the context of criminal justice this book takes a global perspective and *Introduces students to different theoretical perspectives in green criminology *Looks at the victims of environmental crime throughout *Covers topics such as; wildlife crimes, animal abuse, the causes of environmental crime, regulation, exploitation, environmental activism, policing, prosecution and monitoring. Designed to help readers develop a thorough understanding of the principles of environmental justice and green criminology, as well as contemporary developments, this book will be excellent support to student of green criminology and environmental crime.
- 9781473971899 (ebook)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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