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Chapter 1: An Introduction To Green Criminological Theories
By the end of this chapter you should:
- Have a firm understanding of the principles of green criminology and the various meanings ascribed to the term.
- Understand the core concepts of ‘environmental justice’, ‘ecological justice’, ‘species justice’ and ‘environmental harm’ that underpin green criminology.
- Understand the rationale for a green criminology and an eco-global perspective on criminology, as well as some of the criticisms that might be made of green criminology.
- Understand green criminology’s place within critical criminology and comparative criminology, as well as its importance within socio-legal study.
Criminologists have increasingly become involved and interested in environmental issues to the extent that the term ‘Green Criminology’ is now recognized as describing a distinct subgenre of criminology. ...