Green Harms and Crimes in Mexico

  • Tanya Wyatt
  • Ines Arroyo-Quiroz
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology book series (PSGC)


The first chapter sets the scene as to how this collection of essays was brought about. It also provides background information about the state of knowledge of the environment in general and green crime in particular in Mexico. The 14 authors featured in this volume participated in an intensive short-course on green criminology, and this introductory chapter summarizes their overriding concerns (and those in Mexico in general). It outlines four common themes running through the chapters: environmental justice, crimes of the powerful, corruption, and resistance and activism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanya Wyatt
    • 1
  • Ines Arroyo-Quiroz
    • 2
  1. 1.Northumbria UniversityNewcastle-upon-TyneUK
  2. 2.Centro Regional de Investigaciones MultidisciplinariasUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoCuernavacaMexico

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