The Asian Journal of Criminology advances the study of criminology and criminal justice, promoting evidence-based public policy in crime prevention, and comparative studies on crime and criminal justice. The Journal provides a platform for discussion and exchange of ideas among criminologists, policymakers, and practitioners, by publishing papers relating to crime, crime prevention, criminal law, medico-legal topics and the administration of criminal justice in Asian countries. The focus is on theoretical and methodological papers with an emphasis on evidence-based, empirical research addressing crime in Asian contexts. It presents research from a broad variety of methodological traditions, including quantitative, qualitative, historical, and comparative methods. Its multi-disciplinary approach spans a range of disciplines, including criminology, criminal justice, law, sociology, psychology, forensic science, social work, urban studies, history, and geography.

  • Advances the study of criminology and criminal justice in Asian contexts
  • Promotes evidence-based public policy in crime prevention, and comparative studies on crime and criminal justice
  • Presents research from a broad variety of methodological traditions
  • Coverage spans criminology, criminal justice, law, sociology, psychology, forensic science, social work, urban studies and more
Editor-in-chief
  • Jianhong Liu
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Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
Impact
Impact factor: 0.618 (2018)
Speed
Submission to first decision: 99 days
Acceptance to publication: 21 days
Usage
Downloads: 34,512 (2018)

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Electronic ISSN
1871-014X
Print ISSN
1871-0131
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  1. Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences
  2. EBSCO Criminal Justice Abstracts
  3. EBSCO Discovery Service
  4. Gale
  5. Gale Academic OneFile
  6. Google Scholar
  7. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  8. Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  9. Naver
  10. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  11. ProQuest Central
  12. ProQuest Criminal Justice
  13. ProQuest Social Science Collection
  14. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  15. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  16. SCImago
  17. SCOPUS
  18. Social Science Citation Index
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