Editor's Introduction to Volume 3, Issue 2
Donnermeyer, Joseph F. (2017-06)
An Exploratory Assessment of Agricultural Crimes in Georgia
McIntyre, R. Neal, Jr.; Prine, Rudy K.; Knowles, Fred (2017-06)
Rural crimes have often been ignored in criminological studies. An even lesser explored subject of inquiry is the nature and prevalence of agricultural or farm crimes within rural America. The examination of these type ...
Farm Crime in England and Wales: A Preliminary Scoping Study Examining Farmer Attitudes
Smith, Kreseda; Byrne, Richard (2017-06)
Farms stand apart from other rural businesses in the levels of crimes they experience, and the impact of farm crime reverberates far beyond the immediate rural community. However, there continues to be a lack of interest ...
Critiquing the Inter-Disciplinary Literature on Food Fraud
Smith, Robert; Manning, Louise; McElwee, Gerard (2017-06)
The European Horsemeat Scandal of 2013 is a recent manifestation of the problem of ‘Food fraud’. It is important from a criminological perspective because it exists at the nexus between organized crime and bad business ...
Introduction to Special Issue on Farm Crime
Bunei, Emmanuel K. (2017-06)
Farmers' Experiences as Victims of Crime: An Exploratory Study on the Isle of Anglesey
Holmes, Tim; Jones, Jane (2017-06)
Farming is not only a profession, for many it is a lifestyle. Farmers’ place of work is often their home and this reality poses several questions about the challenges farmers face with regard to dealing with victimisation ...
Crime Prevention on Farms: Experiences from Victoria, Australia
Harkness, Alistair (2017-06)
Whilst rural offending has hitherto been largely overlooked, the canon of scholarly examination of rural crime – including farm crime literature – is slowly growing. In addition to bearing financial costs for farming ...
Crop Theft and Soil Fertility Management in the Highlands of Ethiopia
Chiwona-Karltun, Linley; Lemenih, Mulugeta; Tolera, Motuma; Berisso, Tadesse; Karltun, Erik (2017-06)
Theft of crops in rural areas is largely attributed to poverty and hunger. Crop theft has the consequence of soil fertility management being vastly impaired, a possible association examined by very few studies. The emphasis ...
Farm Crime Victimisation in Kenya: A Routine Activity Approach
Bunei, Emmanuel K.; Barasa, Francis O. (2017-06)
Farmers globally and Kenyan farmers in particular are facing a number of challenges stemming from continuous change in the social-cultural, economic, and ecological context of farming and a concomitant rise in crimes against ...