October 5, 2012 : Lifescience Global announces the launch of International Journal of Criminology and Sociology . The objective of this Open Access journal is to monitor 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..The journal's Editor in Cheif is Prof. Mitchel P. Roth of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, USA.
The journal is a valuable OPEN ACESS 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.
The first volume of the journal carries the below articles:
Racial Threat and Opposition to the Re-Enfranchisement of Ex-Felons - Pages 13-28
Ted Chiricos, Kathy Padgett, Jake Bratton, Justin T. Pickett and Marc Gertz
“That Time of Month:” Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in the Criminal Law-Another Look - Pages 29-44
Cannibalism and Gang Involvement in the Cinematic Lives of Asian Gangsters - Pages 45-59
Richard J. De Caires, Paul T. Lankin and Phillip C. Shon
Social-Psychological Profiles of Early Adolescents Involved in Bullying Activities - Pages 60-68
Stelios N. Georgiou and Panayiotis Stavrinides
Zola and the Serial Killer: Robert Black and La Bête Humaine - Pages 69-80
Adam Lynes, David Wilson and Craig Jackson
Ranch Apocalypse: A Pataphysical Inquiry into the Mount Carmel Siege - Pages 81-85