Crime Prevention on Farms: The Opinion of Farmers
Bunei, Emmanuel K.; Rono, Joseph K.; Chessa, Samuel R. (2014-06)
Crime rates in rural Kenya continue to increase, with a majority of farms experiencing more and more crime. These experiences have prompted rural farmers to opt for tactics that have the potential to minimize their own ...
Community-Mindedness: Protection against Crime in the Context of Illicit Drug Cultures?
Stallwitz, Anke (2014-06)
The heroin scene on the Shetland Islands (GB) has been investigated with the objective to obtain an encompassing and profound insight into the relationship of location- and time-specific factors impacting on the nature and ...
Editor's Introduction - Guidelines for Submissions to the International Journal of Rural Criminology
Donnermeyer, Joseph F. (2014-06)
Labor Trafficking Victimization among Farmworkers in North Carolina: Role of Demographic Characteristics and Acculturation
Barrick, Kelle; Lattimore, Pamela K.; Pitts, Wayne J.; Zhang, Sheldon X. (2014-06)
Human trafficking is a hidden domestic and international problem of unknown numbers and unsubstantiated estimates. Most research on labor trafficking has focused on known cases through conducting stakeholder interviews and ...
Social Isolation and Weapon Use in Intimate Partner Violence Incidents in Rural Areas
Maume, Michael O.; Lanier, Christina L.; Hossfeld, Leslie H.; Wehmann, Kyle (2014-06)
This study relies on the concept of social isolation to analyze variation in weapon use in intimate partner violence (IPV) cases in rural North Carolina. Social isolation and IPV weapon use are operationalized through ...
Civic Community Theory and Rates of Violence: A Review of Literature on an Emergent Theoretical Perspective
Doucet, Jessica M.; Lee, Matthew R. (2014-06)
Civic community theory has emerged in the last 10 years as a middle range theory to explain community variation in rates of crime. It has proven to be particularly powerful for explaining variations in violent crime across ...