Green Criminological Dialogues: Voices from Asia

David Rodríguez Goyes, Orika Komatsubara, Laÿna Droz, Tanya Wyatt

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Many different languages and disciplines are involved in Asian research on environmental conflicts. Linguistic diversity combined with the varied economic, legal, political and social contexts of the Asian continent gives birth to myriad debates about environmental crime and harm. Borders between disciplines are blurred and take different shapes depending on the linguistic and academic contexts. As a result of this situation, the many resources, knowledge and debates developed in various ‘bubbles’ hardly cross disciplinary and linguistic borders. With this special issue, we hope to contribute to unlocking doors and building bridges between the myriad Asian knowledge traditions about environmental conflict, crime and harm. Also, we aim to open the door for readers (be they scholars or practitioners) to engage with the debates and collaborate in addressing instances of environmental degradation in Asia. Finally, we want to remove the obstacles that separate the multi-disciplinary Asian scholars working on environmental crime from the green criminologists around the world.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)i-x
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Issue number1
Early online date1 Mar 2022
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2022


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