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)
Environmental and Wildlife Crime in Sweden
Ceccato, Vania; Uittenbogaard, Adriaan (2013-12)
This article discusses the nature of environmental and wildlife crime (EWC) in Sweden. A review of the international literature helps to frame the Swedish case study. The novelty of this study lies in using 11 years of ...
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 ...
Trouble in the Heartland: Challenges Confronting Rural Jails
Ruddell, Rick; Mays, G. Larry (2011-12)
There has been very little scholarship on the roles and functions of rural jails in the United States. This study examines some of the key challenges facing these small correctional institutions, using data from two ...
Social Structure and Informal Social Control in Rural Communities
Li, Yuh-Yuh (2011-12)
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between social structure and crime in rural counties of the United States. Social structures are assumed to be associated with informal control of crime, and as ...
Theorising Illegal Rural Enterprise: Is everyone at it?
McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Rob; Somerville, Peter (2011-12)
Illegal entrepreneurship in the rural is under researched and scrutinised, yet it occupies a distinctive space in entrepreneurship practice in terms of how it is construed and how it is enacted. This is a theoretical ...
Donnermeyer, Joseph F.; Barclay, Elaine; Phillips, Daniel W.; Weisheit, Ralph; Wood, Darryl S. (2011-12)