Green criminology : reflections, connections, horizons

South, Nigel (2014) Green criminology : reflections, connections, horizons. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 3(2), pp. 5-20.

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This paper traces aspects of the development of a ‘green’ criminology. It starts with personal reflections and then describes the emergence of explicit statements of a green criminological perspective. Initially these statements were independently voiced, in different parts of the world but they reflected shared concerns. These works have found unification as a ‘green’, ‘eco-global’ or ‘conservation’ criminology. The paper reviews the classifications available when talking about not only legally-defined crimes but also legally perpetrated harms, as well as typologies of such harms and crimes. It then looks at the integration of ‘green’ and ‘traditional’ criminological thinking before briefly exploring four dimensions of concern for today and the future.

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ID Code: 82052
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Green criminology, theory and typologies, crimes and harms, victims, intergenerational
DOI: 10.5204/ijcjsd.v3i2.172
ISSN: 2202-8005
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Criminology not elsewhere classified (160299)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Author & QUT
Deposited On: 27 Feb 2015 00:03
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2015 22:34

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