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Climate Change Criminology

Rob White


This book asks what can be learned from the problem-solving focus of crime prevention to help face the challenges of climate change in this call to arms for criminology and criminologists. Industries such as energy, food, and tourism and the systematic destruction of the environment through global capitalism are scrutinized for their contribution to global warming. Ideas of ‘state–corporate crime’ and ‘ecocide’ are introduced and explored in this concise overview of criminological writings on climate change. This sound and robust application of theoretical concepts to this ‘new’ area also incl ... More

Keywords: crime prevention, climate change, global capitalism, global warming, Paris Climate agreement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781529203950
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rob White, author
University of Tasmania