Deterring Defiance: 'Don’t Give a Poacher a Reason to Poach'
Filteau, Matthew R. (2012-11)
Poaching threatens species biodiversity and ecological integrity, but criminologists largely overlook this form of crime. The purpose of this study is to expand criminological theory on poaching by documenting the ...
Land Theft as Rural Eco-Crime
White, Rob (2012-11)
Land grabbing in various forms is happening in many different parts of this globe. This involves ‘outsiders’ - nation-states as well as corporations - colluding with local domestic elites to radically alter existing ...
Racial/Ethnic Variations in Violence Against Women: Urban, Suburban, and Rural Differences
DeKeseredy, Walter S.; Dragiewicz, Molly; Rennison, Callie Marie (2012-11)
A large literature shows that violence against women in intimate relationships varies across racial/ethnic groups. However, it is unclear whether such variations differ across urban, suburban, and rural areas. The main ...
Explaining Crime in Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Communities
Wells, L. Edward; Weisheit, Ralph A. (2012-11)
Traditional urban theories of community crime development increasingly are being adapted and evaluated for their relevance to the crime problems of smaller and less urban settings. Most notable of these have been social ...
Systematically Addressing Inconsistencies in the Rural Social Disorganization and Crime Literature
Kaylen, Maria T.; Pridemore, William Alex (2012-11)
The rural criminological literature has recently experienced an increased interest in structural theories of crime, with social disorganization theory being the primary emphasis. This article summarizes and synthesizes ...
Donnermeyer, Joseph F.; Barclay, Elaine; Phillips, Daniel W.; Weisheit, Ralph; Wood, Darryl S. (2012-11)