publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . 2015

Anthropogenic Development Drives Species to Be Endangered: Capitalism and the Decline of Species

Lynch, Michael J.; Long, Michael A.; Stretesky, Paul B.;
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  • Published: 01 May 2015
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Country: United Kingdom
Green criminologists have extensively studied crimes against non-human species. Importantly, a great deal of this research has focused on case studies of poaching and the illegal trade in wildlife. What is missing from that literature is a systematic analysis of structural factors that threaten non-human species. As a result, we use the capitalist treadmill of production literature to provide a systematic analysis of crimes/harms committed against non-human species. We do this through a discussion of capitalism during the current period of Anthropocene extinction. In the case of the United States we illustrate the general state of species endangerment with revie...
free text keywords: L300, Geography, Conservation-dependent species, Extinction, Threatened species, Green criminology, Ecological footprint, Endangered species, Capitalism, Ecology
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