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Collaboration in Combating Environmental Crime: Making it Matter


Pink, G and White, R, Collaboration in Combating Environmental Crime: Making it Matter, Environmental Crime and Collaborative State Intervention, Palgrave Macmillan, G Pink and R White (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 3-20. ISBN 9781137562562 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]

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DOI: doi:10.1007/978-1-137-56257-9_1


Responding to environmental crime involves a wide range of collaborations across many different domains and sectors. This is especially the case when addressing transnational environmental crime and its associated global environmental harms.

This chapter provides an introduction to the why and how of collaborative state intervention as this relates to environmental crime. It begins by identifying key response agencies and stakeholders and acknowledging the increasing need for and use of collaboration in combating environmental crime. It then engages in general consideration of the component parts and various phases of collaboration. This is followed by an examination of collaboration in practice, a discussion that draws upon examples of horizontal, vertical, and diagonal forms of collaboration. The chapter concludes by considering the challenges and opportunities associated with collaboration, and the importance of improving coordination and cooperation to combat environmental crime.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Criminology
Research Field:Criminology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:White, R (Professor Rob White)
ID Code:106155
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2016-02-01
Last Modified:2020-01-03

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