Environmental Crime

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2011-08-01
Publisher(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Summary

This revised and updated Second Edition of Environmental Crime is a comprehensive interdisciplinary text on the subject. It presents themes related to the social, cultural, political, economic, scientific and legal contexts of environmental crime. It's accessible style and easy-to-read format make it ideal for anyone with little to no exposure to the subject matter. Each chapter includes key terms, review questions, discussion questions, and references. To further enhance the students'comprehension, an emphasis is put on the application of the material to real-world examples and practice in various fields.New to this edition:•New chapter on the relationship between social and political activism and legislative change.•New chapter on crime theories specifically focused on environmental issues.•New chapter on the green” issues of the day.•New chapters on the idea of 'greening'

Table of Contents

PartI An Introduction to the Conceptualization of Environmental Harm
Chapter1 A History of the U.S. Environmental Movement
Chapter2 Crime Theory and Environmental Criminology: An Introductory Comparison
Chapter3 Economics, Politics, and Environmental Protection
Chapter4 A Necessary Social Understanding of the Natural Sciences
Chapter5 Identifying Harm and Defining Crime: Exploring the Criminalization of Environmental Issues
PartII Legislating, Investigating and Enforcing Environmental Crime
Chapter6 A Review of Federal Environmental Legislation and the Federal Environmental Regulatory Structure
Chapter7 State and Local Environmental Enforcement
Chapter8 Policing the Environment
Chapter9 Environmental Crime Prosecution
Chapter10 Sentencing the Environmental Criminal
PartIII Trends and Emerging Issues
Chapter11 The Role of Citizen Activism in Environmental Protection
Chapter12 The Scope and Complexity of Environmental Offenders
Chapter13 International Environmental Issues
Chapter14 Environmental Crime Research

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