An Introduction to Green Criminology and Environmental Justice

An Introduction to Green Criminology and Environmental Justice

By: Angus Nurse (author)Paperback

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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.

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About Author

Angus Nurse is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Middlesex University School of Law where he teaches and researches criminology and law and is Programme Leader for the MA Criminology. Angus has research interests in green criminology, corporate environmental criminality, critical criminal justice, animal and human rights law and anti-social behaviour. He is particularly interested in animal law and its enforcement and the reasons why people commit environmental crimes and crimes against animals. Angus has also researched and published on the links between violence towards animals and human violence. His first book Animal Harm: Perspectives on why People Harm and Kill Animals was published by Ashgate in 2013, his second; Policing Wildlife: Perspectives on the Enforcement of Wildlife Legislation was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015. Angus is co-editor of Palgrave Macmillan's Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology book series (with Rob White from the University of Tasmania and Melissa Jarrell from Texas A & M University at Corpus Christi). Together with Becky Milne (University of Portsmouth) and Sam Poysner (Nottingham Trent University) he is currently working on a book on miscarriages of justice, a subject on which he has contributed to two essay collections from the Justice Gap.


Part 1: Introduction and Theory Chapter 1: An Introduction to Green Criminological Theories Chapter 2: Species Justice: Animal Rights, Animal Abuse and Violence Towards Humans Chapter 3: The Causes of Environmental Crime and Criminality Part 2: Environmental Crime as Global Crime Chapter 4: The Future Protection of Wildlife: Resolving Wildlife Crime and Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Chapter 5: Regulating Environmental Harm: Environmental Crime and Governance Chapter 6: The Criminal Exploitation of Natural Resources Chapter 7: Climate Change and Environmental Damage Part 3: Policing, Prosecution and Monitoring Environmental Crime Chapter 8: The Green Movement: NGOs and Environmental Justice Chapter 9: Investigating Environmental Crime Chapter 10: Repairing the Harm: Restorative Justice and Environmental Courts

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/12/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781473908109
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781473908109
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 1473908108

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