Green Crime

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  • Created on: 06-11-14 09:44

1. 'Society is a global risk society. An increase in technology generates manufactured risks that can harm the environment/cause global warming' - who argued this point?

  • Beck (1992)
  • South (2008)
  • White (2008)
  • Becker (1932)
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2. Situ and Emmons (2000) define environmental crime as...

  • Harmless and based on a person's opinion.
  • An unauthorised act that violates the law.
  • A way in which people rebel.
  • Any action that puts the environment at risk.

3. Green criminologists argue that the powerful view/define what is environmentally harmful, in order to benefit themselves. This viewpoint is similar to what other group of theorists?

  • Subcultural Theorists
  • Marxists
  • Feminists
  • Functionalists

4. Who suggested the idea of primary and secondary environmental crimes?

  • White (2008)
  • South (2008)
  • Tomkins (1998)
  • Lewes (2001)

5. Which of the following is a true example of criticism that could be applied to green criminology?

  • The crimionolgy isn't transgressive, so therefore shouldn't be valid.
  • It is a waste of time to try and protect the environment.
  • It has boundaries that are hard to deefine. It's broad. Naming things as wrong isn't factual, but based on opinions, norms or values.
  • It hasn't suggested 2 views of harm.


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