Global Environmental Harm: Criminological Perspectives (BOK)

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This book brings together original cutting edge work that deals with global environmental harm from a wide variety of geographical and critical perspectives. The topics covered in the book are global, regional and local in nature, although in each case there are clear transnational or global dimensions. The book explores topics that provide theoretical, methodological and substantive insights into the nature and dynamics of environmental harm, and the transference of this harm across regions, continents and globally. Specific topics include the criminal nature of global warming, an ethnographic study of pollution and consciousness of environmental harm, environmental destruction associated with huge industrial developments, chaos theory and environmental social justice, de-forestation as a global phenomenon, illegal trade in endangered species, and transference of toxicity. The collection as a whole reinforces the importance of eco-global criminology as a dynamic paradigm for theory and action on environmental issues in the 21st century. The criminological perspectives presented herein are important both in discerning the nature and complexities of global environmental harms and, ultimately, in forging responses to them.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forlag
Willan Publishing
ISBN 9781843927969
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2cm
Vekt 498 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Rob White Emner og form Crime & criminology, Pollution & threats to the environment