Series Editors:Alistair Harkness, University of New England in New South Wales, Australia and Jessica Peterson, Southern Oregon University, US
Myths about peaceful, crime-free areas beyond the cityscape persist, but in fact rural crime is multi-faceted, raising new policy predicaments about policing and security governance.
With approximately 46 percent of the global population living in rural areas, a focus on rural crime in these diverse communities is critical.
Filling a gap in the discipline, the Research in Rural Crime series, provides an outlet for original, cutting-edge research in this emergent criminological subfield.
Truly international in nature, it leads the way for new research and writing on a wide range of rural crime topics, rural transgressions, security and justice.
Watch the founding editors talk about the series
Call for book proposals
We welcome monograph-length titles that are jurisdictional specific or related to themes that transcend political and juridical boundaries, presenting outlooks on contemporary and pressing public policy issues.
Contributors to this series present pioneering interdisciplinary and comparative rural criminological perspectives. Titles will be theoretically and conceptually driven, empirical or adopting mixed-methods approaches, and topics will focus on regional, rural and remote parts of the globe that are often overlooked in criminological works.
Books in this series can be sole or joint authored, or edited collections, and will bebetween 60,000 and 80,000 words in length.
Matt Bowden, Technological University Dublin, Ireland Karen Bullock, University of Surrey, UK Vania Ceccato, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden Willie Clack, University of South Africa, South Africa Walter DeKeseredy, University of West Virginia, US Rachel Hale, Central Queensland University, Australia Bridget Harris, Monash University, Australia Tarah Hodgkinson, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada Qingli Meng, Independent Researcher, US Gorazd Meško, University of Maribor, Slovenia Christian Mouhanna, Centre for Sociological Research on Law and Criminal Justice Institutions, France Kyle Mulrooney, University of New England, Australia Kreseda Smith, Harper Adams University, UK Danielle Watson, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Ralph Weisheit, Illinois State University, US Rob White, University of Tasmania, Australia Andrew Wooff, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Bristol University Press and the editors of this series acknowledge the late Rick Ruddell who was an inaugural member of the Editorial Advisory Board of this book series.