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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.

Submission of papers: Contributors should submit papers by email, as a Microsoft Word document, to Senior Editors liam_leonard@yahoo.com or Paula Kenny at kenny.paula@itsligo.ie

Inaugural Edition to be published in October 2009

  1. January 8, 2010 at 1:36 am

    The Journal of Social Criminology is extending its call for papers for its first issue of 2010. A call for a special issue on policing has also been issued.

    • Dr.R.N.Mangoli
      January 28, 2010 at 11:10 am

      The Senior Editors
      Journal of Social Criminology.

      Sir, many many congradulation that u have launched the new Journal of Social Crimonology. Its really become boost to the academecians in the field of criminology, sociology, psychology,anthropology, human rights and law etc.
      Its really an excellant step taken by the Irland. Its my pleasure, if u require any assistance from me,i am ready. Soon, i am going to be contrbuting my paper for the puplication.
      I wish all the best for the success of the journal.

      Dr.R.N.Mangoli M.A., Ph.D
      Assitant Professor
      P.G.Deptt. of Criminology and Forensic Science
      Karnatak University,Dharwad-580 003
      State karnataka INDIA

      Cell No: 9448168129
      Email: drmangoli.rn@gmail.com

  1. January 10, 2010 at 11:38 pm

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