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New & Forthcoming Titles | American Journal of Criminal Justice - incl. option to publish open access (Societies)

American Journal of Criminal Justice

American Journal of Criminal Justice

The Journal of the Southern Criminal Justice Association

Managing Editor: Caitlyn Meade
Main editor: J. Mitchell Miller

ISSN: 1066-2316 (print version)
ISSN: 1936-1351 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12103

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The Southern Criminal Justice Association (SCJA) is a regional organization affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. SCJA is a professional association serving criminal justice educators, researchers, practitioners, and students committed to the ongoing development of criminal justice science and practice. Membership in SCJA facilitates professional development and interaction. The Southern Criminal Justice Association is governed by officers and a Board of Directors elected by the membership. The work of the organization is performed in committees and several opportunities to serve exist.

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    The American Journal of Criminal Justice, the official journal of the Southern Criminal Justice Association, is a peer reviewed publication; manuscripts go through a blind review process.  The focus of the Journal is on a wide array of criminal justice topics and issues.  Some of these concerns include items pertaining to the criminal justice process, the formal and informal interplay between system components, problems and solutions experienced by various segments, innovative practices, policy development and implementation, evaluative research, the players engaged in these enterprises, and a wide assortment of other related interests.  The American Journal of Criminal Justice publishes original articles that utilize a broad range of methodologies and perspectives when examining crime, law, and criminal justice processing.

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