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Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology

Green Criminology and Green Theories of Justice

An Introduction to a Political Economic View of Eco-Justice

Authors: Lynch, Michael, Long, Michael A., Stretesky, Paul B.

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  • Applies the methods of political economy to eco-justice
  • Seeks to broaden the discussions within green criminology
  • Speaks particularly to environmental sociologists, green criminologists, and other criminologists and economists 
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This book offers an alternative analysis of the various theories and dimensions of green and environmental justice which are rooted in political economy. Much green criminological literature sidelines political economic theoretical insights and therefore with this work the authors enrich the field by vigorously exploring such perspectives. It engages with a number of studies relevant to a political economic approach to justice in order to make two key arguments: that capitalism has produced profound ecological injustices and that the concept of ecological justice (human and ecological rights) itself needs critiquing. Green Criminology and Green Theories of Justice is a timely text which urges the field to revisit its radical roots in social justice while broadening its disciplinary horizons to include a meaningful analysis of political economy and its role in producing and responding to environmental harm and injustice.

About the authors

Michael J. Lynch is Professor in the Department of Criminology and Associated Faculty at The Patel School of Global Sustainability, University of South Florida, USA.
Michael A. Long is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Oklahoma State University, USA.

Paul B. Stretesky is Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria University, UK, and Associated Faculty in the Department of Sociology, Colorado State University, USA.

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“Anyone wanting to know more about the links between ecological decline, environmental injustice, and the exploitive tendencies of capitalism needs to get this book. The relative newness of the field of green criminology has done nothing to diminish its importance for interrogating the roots of ecologically-rooted suffering, as you'll discover quickly the moment you engage with this important book” (Professor Michael S. Carolan, Colorado State University, USA)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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eBook 64,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Green Criminology and Green Theories of Justice
Book Subtitle
An Introduction to a Political Economic View of Eco-Justice
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-28573-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-28573-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-28572-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 257
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