As the official journal of the British Society of Criminology, "This journal addresses key issues facing the future of criminal justice, and will be a major venue for presenting the best evidence on those issues as it emerges from new research." Lawrence W.
Sherman, University of Pennsylvania, USA."Internationally, criminal justice is one of the fastest growing areas of social science.
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We encourage authors to refer to the Committee on Publication Ethics’ International Standards for Authors and view the Publication Ethics page on the SAGE Author Gateway.is a leading, peer reviewed journal of original research and thinking in the field.The journal seeks to reflect the vibrancy of the disciplines of criminology and criminal justice throughout the UK and internationally.2.4 Funding Criminology & Criminal Justice requires all authors to acknowledge their funding in a consistent fashion under a separate heading.Please visit th Funding Acknowledgements page on the SAGE Journal Author Gateway to confirm the format of the acknowledgment text in the event of funding, or state that: This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.As part of the submission process you will be required to warrant that you are submitting your original work, that you have the rights in the work, that you are submitting the work for first publication in the Journal and that it is not being considered for publication elsewhere and has not already been published elsewhere, and that you have obtained and can supply all necessary permissions for the reproduction of any copyright works not owned by you 1. 1.1 Aims & Scope Before submitting your manuscript to Criminology & Criminal Justice, please ensure you have read the Aims & Scope.1.2 Article Types Criminology & Criminal Justice publishes work of the highest quality and academic rigour from around the world and across all areas of criminology and criminal justice.Examples of those who might be acknowledged include a person who provided purely technical help, or a department chair who provided only general support.Any acknowledgements should appear first at the end of your article prior to your Declaration of Conflicting Interests (if applicable), any notes and your References.Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of Criminology & Criminal Justice will be reviewed.There are no fees payable to submit or publish in this journal.