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  • Policing rural crime. 

    Smith, Robert; Laing, Audrey Frances; McElwee, Gerard (Arthur Rank Centre http://ofi.openfields.org.uk/1.12120687, 2012-12)
    SMITH, R., LAING, A. and MCELWEE, G., 2012. Policing rural crime. RuSource Briefing. [online]. 1653. Available from: http://ofi.openfields.org.uk/1.12120687 [Accessed 2 April 2013].
    Key points o Between 2000 and 2012 over 1,000 police stations have been closed in the UK and many more have been placed on reduced opening hours. A similar situation is unfolding in Northern Ireland and Eire. This may ...
  • Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences. 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard; McDonald, Seonaidh; Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou (Emerald. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-11-2010-0179, 2013)
    SMITH, R., MCELWEE, G., MCDONALD, S. and DODD, S. D., 2013. Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 19 (4), pp. 364-386.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on a review of the writing practices and experiences of scholars who have published qualitative papers in the field of entrepreneurship. It evaluates existing knowledge about ...
  • Researching rural enterprise. 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Edward Elgar https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857936929.00022, 2014-12-31)
    MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R. 2014. Researching rural enterprise. In Fayolle, A. (ed.) Handbook of research on entrepreneurship: what we know and what we need to know. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar [online], Chapter 14, pages 432-470. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857936929.00022
    This chapter is concerned with the topic of researching rural enterprise. As a subset of the literature of entrepreneurship, rural entrepreneurship and in particular rural enterprise is an emerging area of study.[1] Bryant ...
  • The rise of illicit rural enterprise within the farming industry: a viewpoint. 

    Smith, Robert; Laing, Audrey Frances; McElwee, Gerard (Institute of Agricultural Management in association with International Farm Management Association. http://dx.doi.org/10.5836/ijam/2013-04-01, 2013-07)
    SMITH, R., LAING, A. and MCELWEE, G., 2013. The rise of illicit rural enterprise within the farming industry: a viewpoint. International Journal of Agricultural Management, 2 (4), pp. 185-188.
    In this viewpoint article we seek to make the farming community aware of the increasing presence of organised criminals and crime within the farming community. In the past decade there has been a discernible rise in the ...
  • Rural enterprise in Mexico: a case of necessity diversification. 

    Bosworth, Gary; McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-05-2014-0006, 2015-10-01)
    BOSWORTH, G., MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R. 2015. Rural enterprise in Mexico: a case of necessity diversification. Journal of enterprising communities: people and places in the global economy [online], 9(4), pages 327-343. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JEC-05-2014-0006
    This paper aims to consider the challenges facing small rural businesses in Mexico in their efforts to be enterprising and sustainable when confronted with severe exogenous pressures. Extant literature on farm diversification ...
  • The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Anderson, Alistair R.; Vesala, Kari (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02756660610710373, 2006)
    MCELWEE, G., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, K., 2006. The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? Journal of Business Strategy, 27 (6), pp. 65-72.
    Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this article is to explore the strategy of an enterprising farmer. The background problematic is that in Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation ...
  • Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert; Somerville, Peter (Ohio State University https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/51127/IJRC_mcelwee_vol1-issue1_pp40-62.pdf, 2011-12)
    MCELWEE, G., SMITH, R. and SOMERVILLE, P., 2011. Theorising illegal rural enterprise: is everyone at it? International Journal of Rural Criminology, 1 (1), pp. 40 – 62.
    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 ...