Olivia Hasler, Green Criminology and an International Law Against Ecocide: Using Strict Liability and Superior Responsibility to Prevent State and Corporate Denial of Environmental Harms, Gacek, J., Jochelson, R. (eds) Green Criminology and the Law. Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham (January 2022)
A central topic for critical green criminology includes corporate criminality and the socio-legal dynamics that determine what is officially labelled as a crime. Activities involving the environment (from illegal waste disposal to environmental protests) done by corporations, states, activists and private citizens are labelled as either ‘legal’ or ‘illegal’ based on the legislation and politics of a jurisdiction.