Description - Crimes Against Nature by Rob White
Crimes Against Nature provides a systematic account and analysis of the key concerns of green criminology, written by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book draws upon the disciplines of environmental studies, environmental sociology and environmental management as well as criminology and socio-legal studies, and draws upon a wide range of examples of crimes against the environment - ranging from toxic waste, logging, wildlife smuggling, bio-piracy, the use and transport of ozone depleting substances through to illegal logging and fishing, water pollution and animal abuse. The book is divided into three parts: Part 1 sets out theoretical approaches and perspectives on the subject; Part 2 explores the (national and international) dimensions of environmental crime and the explanations for it; Part 3 deals with the range of responses to environmental crime - environmental law enforcement, regulation, environmental crime prevention and the role of global institutions and movements.
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(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Rob White
Rob White is Professor of Criminology in the School of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Tasmania. He is also Director of both the Criminology Research Unit and the Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies.