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 ...
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 ...
The international emergence of rural criminology: Implications for the development and revision of criminological theory for rural contexts
Donnermeyer, Joseph F. (2019-11)
The objectives of this article are two-fold. First, it briefly reviews the historical development of rural criminology and rural crime studies. It argues that continued development of rural criminology requires two fundamental ...