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Green Cultural Criminology - Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide

Brisman, A and South, N (2013) Green Cultural Criminology - Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide. New Directions in Critical Criminology . Routledge Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0-415-63074-0

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Abstract

Over the last two decades, "green criminology" has emerged as a unique area of study, bringing together criminologists and sociologists from a wide range of research backgrounds and varying theoretical orientations. It spans the micro to the macro?from individual-level environmental crimes and victimization to business/corporate violations and state transgressions. There have been few attempts, however, to explicitly or implicitly integrate cultural criminology into green criminology (or vice versa). This book moves towards articulating a green cultural criminological perspective. Brisman and South examine existing overlapping research and offer a platform to support future excursions by green criminologists into cultural criminology?s concern with media images and representations, consumerism and consumption, and resistance. At the same time, they offer an invitation to cultural criminologists to adopt a green view of the consumption landscape and the growth (and depictions) of environmental harms. Green Cultural Criminology is aimed at students, academics, criminologists, and sociologists with an interest in green criminology and cultural criminology: two of the most exciting new areas in criminology today.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
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Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 12:30
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:44
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/11759

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