Environmental justice: a criminological perspective

Michael Lynch, Paul Stretesky, Michael Long

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Abstract

This article examines studies related to environmental justice in the criminological literature and from a criminological perspective. Criminologists have long been concerned with injustices in the criminal justice system related to the enforcement of criminal law. In the 1990s, following the emergence of green criminology, a handful of criminologists have drawn attention to environmental justice as an extension of more traditional criminological studies of justice and injustice. Relevant criminological studies of environmental justice are reviewed, and suggestions for future environmental justice research are offered.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
JournalEnvironmental Research Letters
Volume10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Aug 2015

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