GREEN CRIMINOLOGY

Lynch, 1992
First introduced in "corporate crime, corporate violence" ... examination of political and economic issues in green crime
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Situ and Edmond, 2000
Traditional criminology. "An unauthorised act or omission that violates the law". PROS makes subject clear cut to be studied. CONS more accepting of given definitions usually shaped by more powerful groups
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Braithwaite and Drahos
Criticise traditional view as it ignores ability of powerful groups to frame laws
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White, 2008
Contemporary view. Any action that causes harm to the environment is a crime. Form of transgressive criminology, as it oversteps the boundaries to include new issues
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Nigel South, 2014
Primary crimes: destruction or degradation of earths resources... Crimes of air pollution, crimes of deforestation, crimes against animals, crimes of water pollution. Secondary crimes: state violence against oppositional groups
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Walsters, 2013
Twice as many people now die from air pollution related breathing problems than 20 years ago
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Day, 2011
In every case here government has committed its efforts nuclear weapons or nuclear power, all those who oppose are treated as enemies of the state
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Reece Walters , 2007
Ocean floor has been dumping ground for radioactive waste for decades... e.g. 28,500 rusting barrels of radioactive waste on seabed off Channel Islands reportedly dumped by U.K. authorities and corporations in 1950s
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Potter, 2014
Tertiary crime e.g. Resource scarcity leading to violence and property crime
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Beck, 1992
Increased productivity led to 'manufactured risks' e.g. Global warming. 'Reflexive modernity'. 'Global risk society'.
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White, 2011:140
"Threatening the basis of life itself"
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Lynch and Stresky, 2014:7
Traditional criminology has been growing increasingly irrelevant in a world that is increasingly being destroyed by green crimes
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Lynch, 2013
Street crime vs green crime stats
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Harris, 2011
Corporations may adopt CSR for variety of reasons
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Chunn et al, 2003
Marxist writers see law as reflecting interests of powerful groups in world / society having ability to label certain types of activities
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Halsey, 2004
"Against Green Criminology" - post structuralist theoretical critique. Mainstream green perspective negatively affected by liberal anthropocrntrism (othering of nature) ... human supremacy
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Traditional criminology. "An unauthorised act or omission that violates the law". PROS makes subject clear cut to be studied. CONS more accepting of given definitions usually shaped by more powerful groups

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Situ and Edmond, 2000

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Criticise traditional view as it ignores ability of powerful groups to frame laws

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Contemporary view. Any action that causes harm to the environment is a crime. Form of transgressive criminology, as it oversteps the boundaries to include new issues

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Primary crimes: destruction or degradation of earths resources... Crimes of air pollution, crimes of deforestation, crimes against animals, crimes of water pollution. Secondary crimes: state violence against oppositional groups

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