Crimes, Laws and Communities. First Edition.


McMULLAN, John, David PERRIER, Stephen SMITH and Peter SWAN. Crimes, Laws and Communities. Halifax : Fernwood Publishing, (1997). Pp. (6),7-101,(3). Illustrated with occasional graphs. 8vo, illustrated pinkish card covers. John Leonard McMullan (b. July 22, 1948, Montreal - d. July 13, 2017, Halifax) was professor of Sociology and Criminology at Saint Mary's University, Halifax at the time of publication. Chapters: 1. Going to Blazes: The Social Economy of Arson; 2. Poaching vs. the Law: The Social Organization of Illegal Fishing. 3. Toxic Steel: State-Corporate Crime and the Contamination of the Environment. This book examines "unconventional" crimes in Atlantic Canada. Chapter 1 reports a higher than Canadian average incidence of arson inNova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI though the article itself focuses on N ova Scotia, both in the declining rural communities and more highly populated area of Halifax - Dartmouth. In Chapter 2, Poaching vs the Law, the authors examine lobster poaching in small coastal communities in Nova Scotia. Chapter 3 focuses on the Sydney Tar Ponds, one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in North America. Very good. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 10.00

Title: Crimes, Laws and Communities. First Edition.

Author Name: McMULLAN, John, [et al.] SMITH, Stephen. SWAN, Peter. PERRIER, David.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Fernwood Publishing,, Halifax, 1997, ISBN:1895686792:

Seller ID: 62917

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CRIME FISHERIES LOBSTER ARSON ARSONISTS CANADIAN CANADA,