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Confronting social constructions of rural criminality: a case story on 'illegal pluriactivity' in the farming community.
The accepted social construction of the rural criminal is that of the (alien) urban marauder. In this social script the farmer is presented as the victim of crime. Traditionally, farmers enjoy high levels of social esteem ...
Rural enterprise in Mexico: a case of necessity diversification.
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 ...