Alternative Criminologies, Edited by Pat Carlen, Leandro Ayres França,
Has just been published by Routledge.
The edited collection includes two chapters by CJRC academics,
Feminist Criminologies, by Kerry Carrington
and Green Criminologies by Reece Walters
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.
Professors Kerry Carrington and John Scott
Dr Kelly Richards
The latest issue of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is available to download now. This general edition of the journal has global representation with authors of the seven articles from Malaysia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as Australia. Read more
Crime and Justice Research Centre member Dr Kelly Richards has recently published a study with Associate Professor Kieran McCartan (University of the West of England) on public views about Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA). COSA are an innovative measure designed to reintegrate child sex offenders into the community following a period of incarceration, and aim to reduce offenders’ risk of reoffending. COSA emerged in Canada in the 1990s and are well-established in North America and Europe. While the effectiveness of COSA has been researched previously, little has been documented about what the public think about this criminal justice program. Read more