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From Game to Wildlife Conservation: Redefining Conservation

Arupjyoti Saikia

in Forests and Ecological History of Assam, 1826–2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069539
eISBN:
9780199081240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the redefinition of term ‘conservation’ which is extended not only to game reserves but also to the wildlife. In the nineteenth century, the conservation of forest landscapes ... More


Introduction: Wildlife and Criminology

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter defines wildlife criminology as a criminology concerned not only with wildlife trafficking, but considers criminological perspectives on animals and wildlife within a broader context. ... More


Wildlife as Property

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the notion of wildlife as property or ‘things’ and critically analyses the extent to which anthropocentric notions of wildlife as a resource for human exploitation determines ... More


Wildlife Criminology

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The harm and crime committed by humans does not only affect humans. Victimisation is not isolated to people, but instead encompasses the planet and other beings. Yet apart from fairly recent green ... More


Wildlife as Food

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter further explores the theme of wildlife as human property and exploitable natural resource with an examination of the sale and exploitation of wildlife for food. Wildlife as food is a ... More


Wildlife for Sport

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the killing of wildlife in the name of sport via an examination of shooting, fisheries, game, and poaching. The chapter examines the extent to which legal activities such as ... More


The Future of Wildlife Criminology

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Are there only crimes against humanity (Derrida, 2002)? Certainly not. And Wildlife Criminology aims to expose the range of crimes against non-humans that are overlooked, ignored, and hidden and ... More


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