Wyatt, Tanya (2012) Green Criminology & Wildlife Trafficking: the illegal fur and falcon trades in Russia Far East. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN 9783846582701Full text not available from this repository.
The illegal wildlife trade is a prevalent crime that has not been explored by mainstream criminology, which ignores environmental harms that remain legal. The emerging field of green criminology considers harms, but mostly in a speciesist manner. Using two case studies of wildlife trafficking in Russia Far East (fur and falcon), this research moves beyond these limits. This is accomplished by adopting an ecocentric stance that recognizes the intrinsic value of all species and their right to humane treatment and a life free from suffering. Additionally, this book presents three structural harms that are problematic in regards to wildlife trafficking; danger to the environment; cruelty to animals; and threat to national and human security through the connection to corruption, transnational crime, organized criminal networks, and terrorism. By exploring who is involved, how it occurs, and where it takes place, distinct typologies are created that provide a basis for further examination. Solutions are offered to improve the policies and enforcement that affect wildlife trafficking, as are recommendations for addressing the supply and demand for illegal wildlife and wildlife products.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||wildlife conservation|
|Subjects:||D300 Animal Science|
L900 Others in Social studies
R700 Russian and East European studies
|Divisions:||Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Social Sciences & Languages|
|Depositing User:||Helen Pattison|
|Date Deposited:||13 Apr 2012 11:45|
|Last Modified:||22 Feb 2013 10:14|
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