The Theft of Plant and Agricultural Machinery and Vehicles
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
1y ago
In this podcast, Kyle and Alistair speak with Dr. Kate Tudor and her research around the theft of plant and agricultural machinery and vehicles, including the role of organised crimes and responsibilities of governments and companies to combat this issue. Dr. Tudor is an Associate Professor in Criminology and Durham University in the United Kingdom. Her research interests broadly relate to the intersections between crime, harm and political economy. She has conducted empirical research with serious fraudsters which examines the relationship between late-capitalism and illicit entrepreneurial f ..read more
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Literacy for Life: Empowering Indigenous Communities
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In the episode of Rural Crime, we speak with Jack Beetson about literacy in Indigenous communities and its socio-cultural implications. The conversation pays particular attention to how the issue of literacy overlaps with rurality and the criminal justice system. Jack speaks of the importance of empowering Indigenous communities to value learning and how the Literacy for Life Foundation is addressing this pressing issue. Professor Jack Beetson is Executive Director of the Literacy for Life Foundation. He’s a Ngemba man who has been working in Indigenous education for many years. Jack’s experti ..read more
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Convict Life in Australia: Crime over the life course
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this episode of Rural Crime we speak with Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart about his work on convict life in Australia, with particular attention to crime over the life-course and the role of rurality. Biography: After graduating with a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, Hamish worked for the Welcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow until 1997 when he migrated to Australia. As a Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania, he co-designed the highly successful Lottery of Life exhibition which ran at Port Arthur from 1999-2018. In 2000 he was appointed to the teach ..read more
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Woman Abuse and Family Violence in Rural Places
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this episode of Rural Crime, Alistair and Kyle speak with Professor Walter Dekeseredy about woman abuse and family violence in rural spaces and his new book 'Woman Abuse in Rural Places': https://www.routledge.com/Woman-Abuse... Walter S. DeKeseredy is Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, Director of the Research Center on Violence, and Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University. He has published 27 books, over 120 scientific journal articles and 90 scholarly book chapters on violence against women and other social problems. In 2008, the Institute on Violence, Abuse ..read more
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The Future of Rural Criminology
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this episode of Rural Crime we speak with Professor Joe Donnermeyer about the Future of Rural Criminology as a field, a cover a range of key and current issues in rural crime and society from rural politics to the role of space is criminological theory. Joe is a professor emeritus in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University and an adjunct professor at both the Center on Research on Violence at West Virginia University and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of New England. Joe’s specialisation is rural criminology. He is t ..read more
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Green Crime and Environmental Harm
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this episode of Rural Crime we speak with Distinguished Professor of Criminology, Rob White. Rob is an eminent Criminologist having researched a published extensively across a number of areas from crime prevention and criminological theory to youth studies and rural criminology. See more about Rob here Rob is also a pioneer in the field of Green Criminology which examines a broad spectrum of issues including transnational environmental crime, pollution crime, water theft and illegal trade in wildlife. In this podcast we speak to Rob about key issues in Green Criminology and, most importantl ..read more
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Drugs in the Rural
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this podcast Dr. Kyle Mulrooney and Dr. Alistair Harkness chat with Ph.D. student Danielle Stoneberg from West Virginia University about her research on drugs in the rural, and the role of 'redemption' stories. Below you will find links to some of Danielle's research discussed in the vodcast. Global Methamphetamine Trends- An Evolving Problem: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1057567717730104 The interaction of crime & place- an exploratory study of crime & policing in non-metropolitan areas: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fs41300-019-00072-8 State claims vic ..read more
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Rural Criminology in Ireland
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this episode we speak with Dr. Matt Bowden about rural criminology in Ireland. Matt is a senior lecturer in sociology at Technological University Dublin, Ireland. He has taught social theory, criminological theory, policing and security governance and was program leader in criminology from 2011 to 2016. His research interests are in the politics and everyday realities of security, plural policing and crime prevention and is currently researching on rural security / safety, security consumption, police culture and police habitus. Matt is co-editor of the Bristol University Press series Resea ..read more
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Stock theft in South Africa
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this episode we speak with Dr. Willie Clack about rural crime in South Africa, with attention to the serious problem of cattle theft. Willie is a Senior Lecturer at University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika where he has published extensively on issues of rural crime, stock theft, crime prevention and more. Willie is also a farmer himself and serves on a wide range of agricultural institutional boards in South Africa including: Chairperson: The National Livestock Theft Prevention Forum; Vice Chairperson: Red Meat Producers Organisation; Member of the Livestock Identification an ..read more
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Research in Rural Spaces
Rural Crime
by The Centre for Rural Criminology
2y ago
In this edition of Issues in Rural Crime and Society, we host Jessica Peterson to talk about all things rural research methods. Jessica is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska Kearney. She is also an adjunct lecturer in the Discipline of Criminology at the University of New England and a Research Associate with the Centre for Rural Criminology (UNE). In this podcast Kyle and Jessica cover a variety of topics and issues related to rural research methods, from access and engagement to the challenges and rewards ..read more
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