Brisman, Avi

Environmental Crime in Latin America

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Theft of Nature and the Poisoning of the Land in Latin America
Avi Brisman, David Rodríguez Goyes, Hanneke Mol, Nigel South

Part I. Sociological Analyses of the Theft of Nature

2. The Environmental Damages and Liabilities of Collective Suicide
Cleotilde Hernández Suárez

3. The Archipelago of Chiloé and the Uncertain Contours of its Future: Coloniality, New Extractivism and Political-Social Re-vindication of Existence
Eduardo Mondaca

4. Understanding Environmental Harm and Justice Claims in the Global South: Crimes of the Powerful and Peoples’ Resistance
Gustavo Rojas-Páez

5. Mining in Colombia: Tracing the Harm of Neoliberal Policies and Practices
Laura Gutiérrez-Gómez

Part II. The Takeover of Land and the Plundering of its Products

6. Global Pollution, Multinational Oil Companies and State Power: The Case of Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation

Matthew G. Yeager, Jade L. Smith

7. A Decade of Social and Environmental Mobilization Against Mega-Mining in Chubut, Argentinian Patagonia
Ana Mariel Weinstock

8. Agro-Industry Expansion Through “Strategic Alliances”: The Shifting Dynamics of Palm Oil-Related Dispossession
Hanneke Mol

9. The Injustices of Policing, Law and Multinational Monopolization in the Privatization of Natural Diversity: Cases from Colombia and Latin America
David Rodríguez Goyes, Nigel South

Part III. The Subjugation of Nonhuman Animals

10. The Use and Abuse of Animals in Wildlife Trafficking in Colombia: Practices and Injustice
Ragnhild Sollund

11. Wildlife Trafficking in the State of São Paulo, Brazil
Marcelo Robis Francisco Nassaro

12. Biomedical Research vs. Biodiversity Conservation in the Colombian-Peruvian Amazon: Searching for Law Enforcement Where There is Lack of Accountability
Ángela María Maldonado, Thomas Lafon

Part IV. Afterword

13. An Epilogue to the Book, Not an Elegy for the Earth
Avi Brisman

Keywords: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Crime and Society, Critical Criminology, Transnational Crime, Environmental Politics

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology
Page amount
13 pages
Upbringing, Education
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