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Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology

The Illegal Wildlife Trade in China

Understanding The Distribution Networks

Authors: Wong, Rebecca W. Y.

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  • Builds upon the significant and growing topic of wildlife crime 
  • Draws on empirical fieldwork data to explore crimes against wildlife in China 
  • Speaks to scholars and NGOs working in green criminology and conservation
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This book offers a theoretically-based study on crimes against protected wildlife in mainland China with first-hand empirical data collected over five years. It provides an overall examination of crimes against protected and endangered wildlife and an extensive account of the situation in China, where a significant portion of the illegal wildlife trade is currently happening. This emerging field has become an important topic for enforcement and governments alike yet remains an under-researched area. The collected data covers illegal tiger-parts trade, the illegal ivory trade, and the consumption of protected wildlife. The book will serve as a useful reference for scholars, law-enforcement agencies, lawyers, and conservation and wildlife-protection NGO groups to facilitate their understanding of the growing illegal trade in protected and endangered wildlife.

The Illegal Wildlife Trade in China has three general aims: first, to contribute to the general development of green criminology and specifically to the literature of the illegal transactions of protected wildlife at the distribution stage. Second, it aims to understand how illegal transactions are carried out to create insights for policy makers and law enforcement professionals. Finally, Wong seeks to apply theoretical frameworks (such as that of trust, networks, and situational crime prevention) to the understanding of the distribution of illegal wildlife products in order to make contributions to ongoing sociological and criminological discussions.

About the authors

Rebecca W. Y. Wong completed her PhD studies at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. Her primary research interests are in the fields of Green Criminology, Environmental Crime, the illegal endangered wildlife trade, criminal networks and issues of trust in the underworld. She is also an associate member of the Extra-Legal Governance Institute and the Elephant Research and Conservation Network, University of Oxford.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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eBook 41,64 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-13666-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover 72,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-13665-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Illegal Wildlife Trade in China
Book Subtitle
Understanding The Distribution Networks
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-13666-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-13666-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-13665-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 170
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations
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