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Market Criminology

Paperback edition released 31/03/2021

by Ifeanyi (Brock University, Canada) Ezeonu

Part of the Crimes of the Powerful Series

Market Criminology Synopsis

Building on original research into the petroleum industry and on the theory of crimes of globalization, this book introduces the concept of Market Criminology: the criminology of preventable market-generated harms and the criminogenic effects of market rationality in variegated forms of capitalism. Ifeanyi Ezeonu explores the ascendance of the fundamentalist form of market economy in Nigeria; the complicity of the state political and security apparatuses in the corporate expropriation of the country's petroleum resource wealth; the deleterious effects of this neoliberal architecture on the local population, as well as community resistance strategies over the years. This book offers a major contribution to research on state-corporate crime and the crimes of the powerful. Key reading for scholars and students in the areas of criminology, international political economy and sociology, this book will also be rich resource for researchers and non-governmental agencies working in the areas of environmental protection, human rights and sustainable development in the Global South, especially the Sub-Saharan Africa.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780367482275
Publication date: 31st March 2021
Author: Ifeanyi (Brock University, Canada) Ezeonu
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 172 pages
Primary Genre Corporate crime / white-collar crime

About Ifeanyi (Brock University, Canada) Ezeonu

Ifeanyi Ezeonu is Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Brock University, Canada.

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