Introduction: Approaching green criminology, Piers Beirne and Nigel South Part 1: Introduction to Green Criminology 1. Ecology, community and justice: The meaning of green, Ted Benton 2. Green criminology and the pursuit of social and ecological justice, Rob White 3. Animal rights, animal abuse and green criminology, Piers Beirne Part 2: Animal Rights and Animal Abuse 4. Labelling animals. Non-speciesist criminology and techniques to identify other animals, Geertrui Cazaux 5. Vivisection: The case for abolition, Tom Regan 6. Debating 'animal rights' on-line: The movementcountermovement dialectic, Roger Yates Part 3: Ecological Systems and Environmental Harms 7. At risk: Climate change and its bearing on women's vulnerability to male violence, Sandra Wachholz 8. Crime, regulation and radioactive waste in the United Kingdom, Reece Walters 9. Food crime, Hazel Croall 10. The 'corporate colonisation of nature': Bio-prospecting, bio-piracy and the development of green criminology, Nigel South 11. Green criminology in the United States, Michael J. Lynch and Paul Stretesky 12. Eco-crime and formal and informal law-enforcement in South Africa, Maria Hauck
Piers Beirne is Professor of Criminology and Legal Studies at the University of Southern Maine. Nigel South is Pro Vice Chancellor of the Department of Sociology at Essex University. His recent books include Criminology: A Sociological Introduction, with E. Carrabine, P. Iganski, M. Lee and K. Plummer (Routledge, 2004), Drug Use and Cultural Contexts - Beyond the West, with R. Coomber (Free Association Books, 2004), Crime in Modern Britain, with E. Carrabine, P. Cox and M. Lee (Oxford University Press, 2002).