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Environmental harm: An eco-justice perspective

Rob White

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300403
eISBN:
9781447307853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This unique study of social harm offers a systematic and critical discussion of the nature of environmental harm from an eco-justice perspective, challenging conventional criminological definitions ... More


Eco-Struggles: Using International Criminal Law to Protect the Environment During and After Non-International Armed Conflict

Matthew Gillett

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the provisions of international criminal law applicable to serious environmental harm, particularly during non-international armed conflicts ('NIAC'). After describing incidents ... More


The Definition and Valuation of Environmental Harm: An Overview

Michael Bowman

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the lack of detailed exploration of the concept of environmental harm. There is, for instance, little practical significance in the notion that the ... More


Introduction

Rob White

in Environmental harm: An eco-justice perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300403
eISBN:
9781447307853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300403.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter observes that whereas social harm is generally defined in terms of human needs, rights and being, the subject matter of the present work is concerned with the nonhuman as ... More


Biodiversity, Intrinsic Value, and the Definition and Valuation of Environmental Harm

Michael Bowman

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the conceptual framework developed by moral philosophers and environmental ethicists on the question of environmental values, and the extent, if any, to which such analysis has ... More


Toward eco-justice for all

Rob White

in Environmental harm: An eco-justice perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300403
eISBN:
9781447307853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300403.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter begins with the observation that when dealing with environmental harms described and examined in this book, there are tensions both within and between the three approaches to ... More


Reparation for Environmental Damage in International Law: Some Preliminary Problems

Alan Boyle

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers certain preliminary problems concerning reparation for environmental damage in international law. It argues that while the subject of reparation has been the focus of ... More


Carbon criminals

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter focuses on corporate harm. The problem with trying to tackle corporate harm is that virtually every act of the corporate sector is deemed, in some way or another, to be ‘good for the ... More


The Economic Value of Environmental Damage

Nick Hanley

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides an overview of the methods adopted by economists for the quantification of environmental harm. It explores the fundamental concept of utility, as reflected in both use and ... More


The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Environment

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how globalization produces social and environmental consequences as a result of specific decisions made by powerful actors in a set of elite-controlled institutions that have ... More


Environmental Degradation Reconsidered

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book has highlighted the limitations of existing arguments in accounting for the structural causes of social and environmental harm, including macro-structural environmental sociology, with ... More


Introduction

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book examines how organizational and institutional inequality as well as elite-controlled organizations and mechanisms cause social and environmental harm. It presents a series of case studies ... More


Introduction

Rebecca L. Henn and Andrew J. Hoffman

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The Introduction summarizes the topics covered in this book. This book examines recent shifts of building processes in reaction to concerns for environmental sustainability: what has been termed ... More


Social Justice

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter continues the effort to construct an overall normative frame for distinguishing land use from land abuse. It takes up elements of social justice, defined more broadly than typically done ... More


Armed Violence, Natural Resources, and the Environment

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how natural resource extraction and armed violence cause social and environmental harm. It first considers armed violence as one of several overlapping and mutually reinforcing ... More


Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Liam Downey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The world currently faces several severe social and environmental crises, including economic under-development, widespread poverty and hunger, lack of safe drinking water for one-sixth of the world's ... More


Creating Global Health

Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet

in Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814789216
eISBN:
9780814760826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789216.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

When the global social determinants of health are taken into account, it can be argued that affluent nations have responsibility for the health of newcomers. Affluent nations have played a role in ... More


Modern Agriculture and the Environment

Liam Downey

in Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479850723
eISBN:
9781479885978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850723.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines how modern agriculture causes social and environmental harm by focusing on eight organizational, institutional, and network-based mechanisms used by economic and political ... More


Ethical challenges facing farm managers

Harvey S. James Jr

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Although an extensive literature examines how moral character and environmental context relates to ethical awareness, judgment and behaviour, very little work focuses on the ethics of farmers. ... More


The Unexplored: Direct Extraterritoriality

Charlotte E. Blattner

in Protecting Animals Within and Across Borders: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and the Challenges of Globalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190948313
eISBN:
9780190948344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948313.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 5 examines whether the jurisdictional principles of international law can be used to directly protect animals abroad under the lex lata. It determines how and when states can invoke the ... More


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