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Environmental Crime

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_560-2

Abstract

To study environmental crime in a perspective of law and economics, it is necessary to identify the protected species from an economic point of view and at the same time to give a legal definition of this kind of criminal behavior. The list of sanctions and their effective deterrence effects in cases of environmental crime are addressed in the final part of this entry.

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Europe Income Expense Pyramid Arena 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and BusinessUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly