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Environmental Crime in Latin America : The Theft of Nature and the Poisoning of the Land - (Hardcover)
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This book is the first green criminology text to focus specifically on Latin America. Green criminology has always adopted a broad horizon and explicitly emphasised that environmental crimes and harms affect countries and cultures around the world. The chapters collected here illuminate and describe the “theft of nature” and the “poisoning of the land” in Latin America through and from processes of agro-industry expansion, biopiracy, legal and illegal trafficking of free-born non-human animals, and mining.
An interdisciplinary study, this collection draws on research from a wide range of international experts on not only green criminology, but also social justice, political ecology and sociology. An engaging and thought-provoking work, this book will be an essential text for anyone interested in current issues in environmental crime.
Number of Pages: 313
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Street Date: October 2, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-1271
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