The environment and the crimes of the economy

Ruggiero, Vincenzo ORCID logoORCID: (2013) The environment and the crimes of the economy. In: Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology. South, Nigel and Brisman, Avi, eds. Routledge International Handbooks . Routledge, pp. 261-271. ISBN 9780415678827. [Book Section]


This chapter starts off with a discussion of white collar and corporate crime. It then examines the novel traits which characterise the crimes of the powerful and how these impact on the environment. In a concluding analysis, the point is made that the very logic of economic development, supported by the "science" of economics, may be, even if legitimate, equally or more harmful and destructive.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 9813
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Depositing User: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2013 05:24
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:25

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