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Environmental issues and the criminological imagination

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White, RD, Environmental issues and the criminological imagination, Theoretical Criminology, 7, (4) pp. 483-506. ISSN 1362-4806 (2003) [Refereed Article]


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Copyright 2003 by SAGE Publications

DOI: doi:10.1177/13624806030074005

Abstract

This article provides an exploration of how the criminological imagination can provide particular insights into the nature of environmental issues. To illustrate the contribution of criminology to such discussions, the article provides a case study of the social, political and economic dynamics surrounding the provision of drinking water. The article demonstrates the complexities in determining the character, extent and impact of environmental harm. It furthermore identifies diverse and at times competing approaches to environmental regulation and to the prevention of environmental harm.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:ecological justice environmental criminology environmental justice environmental regulation drinking water
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Religion and Ethics
Objective Field:Environmental Ethics
Author:White, RD (Professor Rob White)
ID Code:26956
Year Published:2003
Web of Science® Times Cited:28
Deposited By:Sociology and Social Work
Deposited On:2003-08-01
Last Modified:2012-01-18
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