About the Journal
Editor-in-Chief: Mitchel P. Roth Editor's Profile
Abbreviated key title: Int. J. Criminol. Sociol.
ISSN (online): 1929-4409
Published by: Lifescience Global
Periodicity: One Volume per year - Open Access
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Scope and Topics of the Journal
The International Journal of Criminology and Sociology monitors the rapidly changing interdisciplinary fields of criminology and sociology. It is a forum for the publication and discussion of theory, research, policy, and practice in the related aspects of this discipline.
IJCS is a valuable resource for intellectuals dealing with the various aspects related to crime, whether its criminology, sociology, anthropology, psychology, law, economics, politics or social work. It is also of great value to professionals concerned with crime, law, criminal justice, politics, and penology.
It publishes work of the highest quality from around the world and going through all areas of criminology and sociology. Topics covered in the journal include major theoretical and methodological developments as well as current research in the major subfields of criminology and sociology.
The Journal also welcomes submissions from a variety of perspectives focusing on crime and society; and especially articles written from sociological, historical, philosophical, geographical, psychological, jurisprudential, cultural, political, or policy standpoints. IJCS publishes reviews and critical discussions of recent works in sociology and criminology and related disciplines that merit the attention of sociologists and criminologist.
Indexed and Abstracted in
National Criminal Justice Reference Service - NCJRS, OCLC (WorldCat), World Health Organization – HINARI, Open J-Gate, Google Scholar, Directory of Research Journals Indexing
This publication appeals to justice administrators, researchers and practitioners, academics, and to anyone wishing to keep abreast of recent criminological findings and opinions.
Peer Review Policy
All journals published by Lifescience Global follow the peer review system designed for each article published.
- Manuscript topics are normally approved by senior editors followed by formal peer review conducted in collaboration with editorial board members and independent referees appointed by editorial team of each journal.
- In case of theme issue on a particular topic, the appointed Guest Editor is responsible to conduct peer review and submit full review reports along with accepted manuscripts of the journal.
- Lifescience Global encourages its editorial teams to use the electronic submission and peer-review system for its journals to facilitate them during peer review process.
Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement
Lifescience Global allows FEE Waiver to authors from any of the below countries which were classified by the World Bank as Low-income economies as of September 2017 (reference - World Bank 1st September 2017).
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