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Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice

eISSN: 15525406 | ISSN: 10439862 | Current volume: 40 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

Issues in criminal justice are complex, difficult and often obscure. They can also have immediate and dramatic implications for political action, public policy and institutional decision-making. As a result, important criminal justice issues require in-depth and considered investigation. That is what the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice provides. Each issue of the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice is guest-edited by an expert in the topic being studied and contains contributions from leading researchers and scholars. In this journal, you'll receive authoritative, balanced examinations on a variety of critical issues in criminal justice today, written and assembled by the most experienced and knowledgeable scholars.

Interdisciplinary Coverage
The science of criminal justice combines a wide range of academic disciplines and fields of practice. To explore and advance the discipline of criminal justice fully, the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice provides a forum that is open to a diverse variety of fields.

Among the perspectives that you’ll find represented in the journal are: • anthropology • criminology • courts • criminal justice • administration • corrections • economics • history • law • legal studies • political science • police studies • psychology • public administration and policy • sociology • social work

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The Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice presents single-themed special issues that focus on a critical issue in contemporary criminal justice in order to provide a cogent, thorough, and timely exploration of the topic. Subjects include such concerns as organized crime, community policings, gangs, white-collar crime, and excessive police force.

General Editor
Chris W. Eskridge University of Nebraska, USA
Editors Emeritus
John Kenney California State University, Long Beach, USA
George E. Rush California State University, Long Beach, USA
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