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


The first issue of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy for 2021 is now available.

As always, the journal’s authors reflect its global reach in readership.

In 2021 we are presenting the 10th volume of the Journal and have a number of special issues on various themes including green criminology issues in Asia; the politics of irregular migration and a special double issue on gender violence.

Read more about New issue: International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

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  • Murray Lee
  • Sol Calandria, Luis González Alvo
  • Elaine Arnull, Stacey Stewart
  • Caroline Doyle, Karen Gardner, Karen Wells

Current Issue

Vol. 10 No. 1 (2021): International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Published: 2021-03-01
  • Alberto Alonso Rimo
  • Sveinung Sandberg, Carolina Agoff, Gustavo Fondevila
  • Amalia Valdés-Riesco
  • Lucia Bracco Bruce
  • Samuel Andrew Hardy
  • Alexander Baird, Reece Walters, Rob White
  • Patrick Bashizi Bashige Murhula, Aden Dejene Tolla
  • Luke McNamara, Julia Quilter, Tamara Walsh, Thalia Anthony
  • Sam Hanks
  • Jace Valcore, Jess Rodgers, Nicole L. Asquith
Book Reviews
  • Rhiannon Bandiera
  • Leanne Weber
Correction Notice
  • Tracy Creagh

The Journal invites 6-8000 word original submissions. Authors are asked to register, read the author guidelines, and agree to the ethics statement before submission. Peer review is usually 4-6 weeks.

In 2015, the Journal met the Scopus evaluation as a high quality international journal and is currently ranked in the Q1 quartile for LAW

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Chief Editors: Professors Kerry Carrington and John Scott, QUT Centre for Justice, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia

Editor: Dr David Rodríguez Goyes, University of Oslo, Norway

Book Reivew Editors: Dr Danielle Watson, QUT and Associate Professor Marinella Marmo, Flinders University

Journal Manager: Tracy Creagh, Office for Scholarly Communication, QUT