Toxic crimes and environmental justice: Examining the Hidden Dangers of Hazardous Waste

Michael J. Lynch*, Paul Stretesky, Danielle McGurrin

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Abstract

The chapters in this book focus on crimes that criminologists tend to neglect: corporate crime and white-collar crime. Among the most neglected of these crimes are toxic crimes, which we provisionally define as illegal or immoral activities that harm the environment and human health through the production and disposal of hazardous waste. Toxic crimes stand out from other crime for four reasons.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationControversies in White-Collar Crime
EditorsGary Potter
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Chapter6
Pages109-136
Number of pages28
ISBN (Electronic)9781317523697
ISBN (Print)9781315722009
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Oct 2014
Externally publishedYes

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