Green Crime

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  • Created on: 06-11-14 09:44

1. 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.
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2. Traditional criminologists argue that an action is only a crime when...

  • Traditional members of society say it is.
  • A person has broken the law.
  • The media say it is.
  • A person discriminates the environment.

3. Green criminology is different from traditional criminology, because...

  • Green is more accepted by the media.
  • Traditional is seen as outdated.
  • Green takes a more radical approach.
  • Traditional doesn't care about the environment.

4. 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.

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

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


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