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New to SAGE in 2017, the Alternative Law Journal has been Australia's leading law reform journal for over 40 years. It is a peer reviewed quarterly journal, focusing on issues of social justice and human rights, critique of the legal system, developments in alternative practice and community legal education.
Special Issue: Using Biosocial Criminology to Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes
The August 2017 special issue of Criminal Justice and Behavior puts forth several ideas on how biosocial criminology can inform practices within the courtroom and in corrections.
The September 2017 issue of Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology features articles on countering the Australian 'ndrangheta', bullying of Australian paramilitary and their work outcomes, and Police supervisors' work-related attitudes in China.
The August 2017 issue of Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal explores Criminology in Asia and focuses on the theme of methodological pluralism.
Special Issue: The Maelstrom of Punishment, Mental Illness, Intellectual Disability and Cognitive Impairment
This issue brings together research that considers some of the specific practices that seek to target, control and contain individuals with mental illnesses, disabilities or cognitive impairments within and/or beyond the prison, in addition to empirical research and theoretical interrogations of the role and practice of imprisonment in confining and punishing these populations.
The January issue of the European Journal of Criminology was on the theme of “Crimmigration in Europe” and explores the current wave of mass migration (and reactions to it) from a criminological perspective.
Special Issue: Bringing Latinas to the Forefront: Latina Girls, Women, and the Justice System
In this issue, the editors sought to further understand the lived experiences of Latinas involved in the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
The August issue of Social & Legal Studies contains a range of articles on socio-legal issues including consent, rape myths, divorce law, juvenile justice, and vulnerability.
We are delighted to welcome Professor Dario Melossi to the editorship of the European Journal of Criminology, published in partnership with the European Society of Criminology (ESC). The journal brings together broad theoretical accounts of crime, analyses of quantitative data, comparative studies, systematic evaluations of interventions, and discussions of criminal justice institutions.
Youth Justice are holding a panel session at the European Society of Criminology conference in Cardiff at 10:00am on 14th September. The panel will discuss transformations in European Youth Justice and whether in this unprecedented contemporary climate, contemporary youth justice systems can negotiate such complex terrain without compromising their core principles.
Officer attitudes toward citizen review and professional accountability by Heeuk D. Lee, Peter A. Collins, Ming-Li Hsieh, Francis D. Boateng, and David Brody
Bring the Noise: Black Men Teaching (Race and) White Privilege byDerrick R. Brooms and Darryl A. Brice
“They’ll Always Find a Way to Get to You”: Technology Use in Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Its Role in Dating Violence and Abuse by Karlie E. Stonard, Erica Bowen, Kate Walker, and Shelley A. Price
The stop and search of minors: A ‘vital police tool’? by Simon Flacks
The impact of anger on donations to victims by Janne van Doorn, Marcel Zeelenberg, and Seger M. Breugelmans
Limiting Law: Art in the Street and Street in the Art by Linda Mulcahy and Tatiana Flessas
Arming the police in Britain: A human rights analysis by Ian Turner
The Implications of Marijuana Decriminalization and Legalization on Crime in the United States by Shana L. Maier, Suzanne Mannes, and Emily L. Koppenhofer
LGBTQ Student Victimization and Its Relationship to School Discipline and Justice System Involvement by Neal A. Palmer and Emily A. Greytak
2018 Special Edition Call for Papers: Punishment, sentencing and probation
The aim of this special edition is to explore the relationship between probation, sentencing, and the concept of punishment. It will consider both established and emerging sentencing practices. Deadline for submissions: 15th September 2017.
Medicine, Science and the Law is the official journal of the British Academy for Forensic Sciences (BAFS). It is a peer reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the knowledge of forensic science and medicine. The journal aims to inform its readers from a broad perspective and demonstrate the interrelated nature and scope of the forensic disciplines. Through a variety of authoritative research articles submitted from across the globe, it covers a range of topical medico-legal issues. The journal keeps its readers informed of developments and trends through reporting, discussing and debating current issues of importance in forensic practice.
Material published in JLME contributes to the educational mission of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, covering public health, health disparities, patient safety and quality of care, and biomedical science and research. It provides articles on such timely topics as health care quality and access, managed care, pain relief, genetics, child/maternal health, reproductive health, informed consent, assisted dying, ethics committees, HIV/AIDS, and public health. Symposium issues review significant policy developments, health law court decisions, and books.
Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice by Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh
Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice by Steven M. Cox, Jennifer M. Allen and Robert D. Hanser
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency by Barry A. Krisberg
Author Ethan Czuy Levine discusses his article, "Sexual Scripts and Criminal Statutes: Gender Restrictions, Spousal Allowances, and Victim Accountability After Rape Law Reform," published in the February 2017 issue of Violence Against Women.
The theme for the 2017 meeting is “Challenging ‘Crime’ and ‘Crime Control’ in Contemporary Europe.” The theme of the conference explores four key challenges for ‘crime’ and ‘crime control’ as phenomena and criminology as a discipline.
September 13-16, 2017 │ Cardiff, Wales, UK
Join Ioan Durnescu and Hannah Graham, Editors of the European Journal of Probation, at the 3rd World Congress of Probation—welcoming policymakers, practitioners, and researchers involved in probation and community corrections from all over the world. More details in the conference program.
September 12-14, 2017 | Tokyo, Japan
Napo's 2017 AGM will be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham University. Members can register – click here for papers and further information. The editors of Probation Journal will be running a special session on the journal during the event.
October 13-14, 2017 | Nottingham, UK
The 36th Annual Research and Treatment Conference will offer symposia, workshop presentations, poster sessions, discussion groups, and advanced clinics relating to issues in both victim and perpetrator research and treatment. All sessions, with the exception of posters, have been approved for Continuing Education credits. Each presentation will provide information and training based on cutting edge research development and clinical application. The format is designed to best facilitate interaction with and learning from some of the most advanced practitioners and researchers in the field of sexual abuse.
October 25-28, 2017 │ Kansas City, MO
The American Society of Criminology (ASC) is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency. The Society conducts an annual meeting devoted to discussions of topics of general interest. The theme for the 2017 meeting is “Crime, Legitimacy and Reform: Fifty Years after the President’s Commission.”
November 15-18, 2017 │ Philadelphia, PA
Celebrating 50 years of ANZSOC, the 2017 conference theme is “Acknowledging the past, imagining the future.” The 30th Annual Conference will bring together academics, researchers, students, policy makers, and practitioners from across the criminology and criminal justice field to share knowledge and insights from criminology’s rich traditions, its vital current contributions, and its emerging future.
December 5-8, 2017 | QT Canberra, Australia
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