New Issue: International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

A new issue of International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy has been published today.  With authors from Brazil/Portugal, Croatia, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia, the journal’s global representation continues.

There are nine articles in this issue book-ended by Sandra Walklate’s “Criminology, Gender and Risk:  The Dilemmas of Northern Theorising for Southern Responses to Intimate Partner Violence”, and Aleksandar Marsavelski and John Braithwaite who provide insights into “The Best Way to Rob a Bank”.  Additionally, Matt Ball has authored one of two terrific book reviews:  Marianna Valverde’s Michel Voucault (2017).

The following articles are free to download and share.

Current Issue

Vol 7 No 1 (2018): International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

Published: 2018-03-01

Articles

Sandra Walklate

1-14

Thiago Pierobom de Avila

15-29

Jason Spraitz, Kendra N Bowen, Louisa Strange

30-43

Tully O’Neill

44-59

Antonio Iudici, Fela Boccato, Elena Faccio

60-75

Sophie De’Ath, Catherine Anne Flynn, Melanie Field-Pimm

76-90

David Rodríguez Goyes

91-107

Ida Nafstad

108-122

Aleksandar Marsavelski, John Braithwaite

123-138

Book Reviews

139-142

143-145

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VC Excellence Awards for Law and Justice Staff

Today the VC Awards for Excellence were presented by the Dean, Professor John Humphrey for staff in the Faculty Award. The winners, photographed above, included an award for Alison McIntosh, in recognition of her outstanding management as Journal Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy.

Dr Matthew Ball, Senior Lecturer in the School of Justice, was presented with two awards, one for Excellence in Research and the other for Excellence in Teaching.

Professor John Scott, Dr Bridget Harris and Robyn Johnston were presented with a VC Excellence Award for their organistion of the International Conference, on Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South, which was a tremendous success.

 

 

Vol 6 (4) International Journal for Crime, Justice & Social Democracy just published

Vol 6(4), the special edition of International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy on ‘Corruption Downunder’ edited by Scott Poynting and David Whyte, has been published online (as of today, 1 December 2017). The article are free to download and to share.  Please send/tweet/share to your lists.

You will see on the journal’s home page, ahead of the Table of Contents for the issue, that this journal was recently ranked in Q2 by Scopus and has been scored as the top Law journal in Australia. We hope this distinction for the journal will contribute towards interest in your articles and the issue as a whole.

Invitation – Journal Launch: ‘Limits and Prospects of Criminal Law Reform – Past, Present, Future’

Date: 15 November, 5:30pm Location: UTS Law Building (5B, 3.18)

You are invited to the launch of the special edition of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy on ‘Limits and Prospects of Criminal Law Reform – Past, Present, Future’ (2017, Vol 6, No 3). A number of the authors from this special edition will reflect on developments and obstacles in criminal law reform.

This special edition arose out of the national Criminal Law Workshop hosted at UTS in 2016, it includes the following articles:

See the full version at: https://www.crimejusticejournal.com/index

Please RSVP to Aline Roux at Aline.Roux@uts.edu.au

International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy ranked top for Law for Australia

The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy  has been ranked by Scopus as the top Law journal in Australia. The journal has been steadily growing in international stature and recognition with over a quarter of a million downloads from all over the world. It only just became eligible for ranking.

It is extremely gratifying to be ranked in Q2 (second quartile) by Scopus for Journal Quality, a not insignificant feat for a new journal from the global south, given the way this data base is skewed towards journals from the English speaking countries of the global north.

Moreover, within Australia the Journal is ranked as number 1 for all Law journals included the Scopus data base. The editors wish to acknowledge the hard work on the International Editorial Board  and dedicated authors in achieving this international level of success. For details on how to submit click here

For ranking details click here.

The Editors

Professors Kerry Carrington and John Scott

Assistant Editor

Dr Kelly Richards

International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy surpasses 100,000 downloads!

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It has been a great year for the journal:  our most successful ever.  Today the journal has surpassed 150,000 abstract views and 100,000 pdf downloads. Also this year the journal was selected for inclusion into  the elite data bases of Scopus and Web of Science. This is a terrific success story and testimony to the high quality of the articles, the editorship, the reviewing and the international readership of the journal. We are grateful as ever to our distinguished International Editorial Board and all our reviewers who are anonymous to readers and authors due to norms of blind peer reviewing. This journal is one of only a few in the world of criminology to support fully on-line free-to-download articles, and to promote creative commons copyright: that is, authors’ rights to reproduce their own material. We support the democratisation of knowledge and are delighted to be leaders in high quality international journal publishing.

Chief Editors

Kerry Carrington and John Scott

New Edition of International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Available Now!

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The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer reviewed journal that publishes critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world. The latest edition is now available online.

VOL 4, NO 3 (2015): INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR CRIME, JUSTICE AND SOCIAL DEMOCRACY

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Latest Issue of the International Journal for Crime, Justice & Social Democracy Available Now!

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The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer reviewed journal that publishes critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world.

Volume 4, No 2 (2015) is a special issue on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation and features guest editor Dr Michael Salter from the University of Western Sydney.

Click here to access the latest issue. 

Int Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy included in Web of Science 2015

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NEWS JUST IN
The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy will be included in the prestigious Web of Science 2015 edition. This is southern criminology finally breaking through the glass ceiling. Thanks to our international editors and authors for this amazing success.

International Editorial Board
The journal has a distinguished International Editorial Board of 47 leading scholars from law and criminology across 15 countries and five continents. Nationalities represented on the Board include 14 from Australia, and 22 from United Kingdom, United States, Canada, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, China, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Macau, Netherlands, Norway and Poland. Welcome to our newest addition to the board, Professor Joanne Belnap from University of Colorado, former President of the American Society of Criminology.

Circulation
Since its first publication in November 2012 the journal has published 52 articles over 7 issues, from Vol 1(1) November 2012 to Vol 4(1) April 2015. The journal has consistently met publication schedules.

International Scope
More than half of the articles have been authored by international scholars from United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, New Zealand, The Netherlands and Spain.

Abstracts views: 92,507
Articles full pdf downloads: 60,231

Existing quality journal-linked databases
WEB OF SCIENCE 2015 Edition; Ulrich; Proquest; Australian Policy Online (APO); Paperty, DOAJ; EBSCO; National Library of Australia’s Trove, ARC Excellence in Research Australia 2014 Journals List. Validated by Scopus and waiting on final notification of inclusion.

For more information about the journal and our impressive International Editorial Board go to:
www.crimejusticejournal.com

Chief Editors Kerry Carrington and Reece Walters