Tag: green crime
No Third Runway @ Heathrow – a nice illustration of the complexities of globalisation
the third runway at Heathrow, shows the evolution of green crime and the complex nature of globalisation.
The dumping of plastic waste – a green crime?
Only an estimated 9% of the world’s plastic waste is recycled. A further 12% is burnt and the rest, 79% is buried in land fill or just dumped. China used to be the main dumping ground for the world’s rubbish, but it banned the import of plastic waste in 2017, which then lead to a…
State crime and green crime – possible short answer exam questions
State crime and green crime are two of the most difficult topics within Crime and Deviance for students, below are two possible short answer questions (with answers) which could come up on A-level sociology paper 3 Outline two sociological explanations of state crime (4) A modernization theory perspective would argue that it is only really…
The Environmental Costs of Fast Fashion
Fashion is the second most polluting industry in the world after oil, at least according to Stacey Dooley’s Google investigation during her latest BBC documentary: Fashion’s Dirty Secrets. The program is only available on iPlayer for another couple of weeks, but what I’m going to do here is link into the people and issues covered…