Joseph F. Donnermeyer

Journal article

A Structural Analysis of Social Disorganisation and Crime in Rural Communities in Australia

This paper extends research on rural crime beyond North America by analysing associations between census measures of community structures and officially reported crime in rural New South Wales (Australia). It employs social disorganisation theory to examine variations in crime rates between different kinds of rural...

A qualitative and quantitative analysis of the relationship between community cohesiveness and rural crime

Crime in rural Australia has been a little studied phenomenon. A two-part comprehensive analysis of crime in rural Australia, sought to address the neglect of research into this important issue. In part one, quantitative analyses of census data and crime rates across 122 rural Local...