Green Criminology

Lynch, Michael J., Long, Michael A. and Stretesky, Paul (2021) Green Criminology. In: Handbook of Environmental Sociology. Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research . Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 355-379. ISBN 9783030777111, 9783030777142, 9783030777128

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Abstract

The first discussion of green criminology appeared in 1990, when this area of research was proposed as a unique specialty within criminology (Lynch, 1990) and specifically as an extension of radical or Marxist criminology (for discussion see, Lynch & Michalowski, 2006) useful for constructing a political economic and class analysis of crime, law and justice related to environmental destruction. Today, nearly 30 years later, there is impressive diversity in green criminological studies. Here, we draw attention only to the political economic approach to green criminology. When necessary, however, we distinguish the political economic view from other green criminological approaches, referring to PEG-C or political economic green criminology.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: L900 Others in Social studies
M900 Other in Law
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2022 12:04
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2022 12:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/48768

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