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Seeing the light: using visual ethnography in family business settings.
The purpose of this research note is to illustrate the usefulness of the qualitative method of visual ethnography in producing new insights into family business research by investigating the 'lived narrative' of a family ...
Qualitative entrepreneurship authorship: antecedents, processes and consequences.
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 ...
Tackling the illlicit commercial exploitation of children off campus - a case study.
(Scottish Institute for Policing Research., 2013-09)
The illicit exploitation of children and young persons for commercial gain by rogue shopkeepers and unscrupulous business proprietors is an important topic seldom considered by criminologists. In this case study we report ...
Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study.
(Scottish Institute for Policing Research, 2013-09)
This summary reports on the pilot phase of an ongoing study, funded by SIPR, into the changing nature of rural crime and what constitutes rural criminality. We set out to listen to alternative perspectives on rural crime ...
The Scottish campus officer: past, present and future.
(Scottish Institute for Policing Research, 2013-06)
Rescripting criminal identity: a ‘close reading’ of contemporary biographies of British criminals as entrepreneurship discourse.
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited., 2013)
Purpose – This research paper aims to examine how organized criminals rescript their identities to engage with entrepreneurship discourse when authoring their biographies. From a sociological perspective, stereotypes and ...
Developing a working typology of rural criminals: from a UK police intelligence perspective.
(Ohio State University., 2013-12)
This article develops a working typology of rural criminal types in a UK wide context. It considers strategies used by these diverse ideal-typologies of rural criminals to successfully evade the police intelligence apparatus. ...
The embeddedness of illegal entrepreneurship in a closed ethnic community.
Purpose: There is an emerging body of literature driven by entrepreneurship scholars which attempts to differentiate between the conceptual and theoretical aspects of legal, illegal, amoral and immoral entrepreneurial ...
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 ...