Silent No More: A Qualitative Examination of Sexual Violence in St. Lucia
Hayes, Rebecca M.; Dathorne, Souyenne; Taylor, Cedric (2016-06)
To our knowledge, there has been little research on sexual assault on the island of St. Lucia, with official statistics demonstrating a low prevalence rate. If official statistics are low, governmental and non-governmental ...
Anomie in the Oil Patch: A Preliminary Analysis
Jones, F. Matt (2016-06)
This article explores the relationship between rising rates of violent crime and suicide in the oil producing region of western North Dakota during a time of rapid expansion for the oil extraction industry. The objectives ...
Editor's Introduction to Volume 3, Issue 1
Donnermeyer, Joseph F. (2016-06)
Rural Crime from A Global Perspective
Weisheit, Ralph A. (2016-06)
Much of the research on rural crime has focused on the U.S. In recent years, however, there has been a dramatic increase in rural crime research in other regions of the world. This paper will report the results of a ...
Culture Conflict Between Moonshiners and the Government: An Explanation of Jury Nullification and Nolle Prosequi in Illicit Alcohol Offenses in Rural Communities
Green, Egan K. (2016-06)
The distillation, distribution and use of illicit alcohol have historically been widely accepted in many rural communities. A conflict has long existed between this community acceptance and the law. As a result, agents ...
A Sociopolitical Perspective on the Illegal Take of Wildlife in the Southeastern, USA
Serenari, Christopher; Peterson, M. Nils (2016-06)
Illegal take of wildlife is a complex and growing phenomenon, influenced by various factors. Scholars have paid limited attention to structural influences, however. We examine the structural processes that influence illegal ...