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Green Criminology and Crimes of the Economy: Theory, Research and Praxis

Ruggiero, Vincenzo and South, Nigel (2013) 'Green Criminology and Crimes of the Economy: Theory, Research and Praxis.' Critical Criminology, 21 (3). pp. 359-373. ISSN 1205-8629

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Abstract

This paper describes several key developments and dimensions in the field of 'green criminology' and discusses some of the relevant debates and controversies arising. It then outlines overlaps and connections with other areas of work within critical criminology. The central focus of the paper is on crimes of the economy as they affect the environment and a substantive, illustrative case study is provided on environmental crimes and harms associated with the oil industry. The paper concludes with some critical observations on where directions in theory, policy and practice may need to turn in a post-growth world. © 2013 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 12:51
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:42
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/11765

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