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Southernizing green criminology: Human dislocation, environmental injustice and climate apartheid

Brisman, A and South, NG and Walters, E (2018) 'Southernizing green criminology: Human dislocation, environmental injustice and climate apartheid.' Justice, Power and Resistance, 2 (1). 1 - 21.

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Abstract

The politics and conquests of the Global North have long necessitated the forced migration, colonization and ecological plunder of the Global South for imperial and capital expansionism (Amster 2015). In recent decades, these excesses of accelerated industrialization have created new victims, with entire populations or “climate refugees” (Barnes and Dove 2015) or “environmental refugees” (Seelye 2001) dislocated by human-induced climate change. This article adopts Connell’s (2007) southern theory and Carrington and colleagues’ (2015) idea of a “southern criminology” to examine critically the notion of ‘climate apartheid’ and explore its impacts on the increasing number of individuals displaced by environmental harms.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Southern Criminology, Green Criminology, Climate Change, Human Dislocation and Corporate Power
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 15:38
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2018 15:38
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/23195

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