Journal of Social Criminology: Launch and Call for Papers
Liam Leonard and Paula Kenny of the Institute of Technology, Sligo have just established a new and very exciting publication entitled the Journal of Social Criminology. The Journal is a peer-reviewed international academic journal dealing with issues surrounding criminology, penology and rights and justice. It will publish edited collections of papers from an international pool of academics, relevant professionals and researchers on a twice yearly basis. The journal is an online free access journal aimed at facilitating academic knowledge sharing in the field of social criminology and is an exciting addition to Irish academic journals in this area.
The call for papers for Issue 1 has now been released:
The Journal of Social Criminology is now accepting submissions for its forthcoming edition. Submission details are as follows: Social Criminology will publish a collection of papers from an international pool of academics and researchers on a twice yearly basis.
Peer reviewed with contributions from a diverse range of perspectives, Social Criminology will address relevant criminological issues with a multidisciplinary approach which incorporates criminology, penology, law and rights perspectives. Word Limit: Manuscripts around 8,000 words in length.
Format: Borders of 1 inch all round. Font Times Roman 12pt. Double spaced. Anonymous Manuscript: To facilitate the refereeing process, please ensure that your paper is anonymous by including your name, contact details on a separate sheet. All contact details should also be given separately. Abstract. Include a summary of around 150 words with a list of key words.
Footnotes should be included at the end of the article. These should be numbered consecutively through the text, and presented on a separate sheet of paper, typed with double spacing. Bibliographic citations can appear in text or notes. These should include the author’s last name and the title or year of publication, and may include a page reference: (Leonard, 2009: 12). A separate list of references should be provided, in alphabetical order. Please do not abbreviate journal titles.
Copyright: The editors reserve the right to make editorial changes. Contributors are expected to assign copyright to the publisher; though they remain free to use material in subsequent publications provided Social Criminology is acknowledged as the original place of publication.
Inaugural Edition to be published in October 2009