Environmental justice: a criminological perspective

Lynch, Michael, Stretesky, Paul and Long, Michael (2015) Environmental justice: a criminological perspective. Environmental Research Letters, 10. pp. 1-6. ISSN 1748-9326

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Abstract

This article examines studies related to environmental justice in the criminological literature and from a criminological perspective. Criminologists have long been concerned with injustices in the criminal justice system related to the enforcement of criminal law. In the 1990s, following the emergence of green criminology, a handful of criminologists have drawn attention to environmental justice as an extension of more traditional criminological studies of justice and injustice. Relevant criminological studies of environmental justice are reviewed, and suggestions for future environmental justice research are offered.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental Justice
Subjects: L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Social Sciences & Languages
Depositing User: Paul Stretesky
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2015 08:31
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2016 07:16
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/23771

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