Aims and scope

International Criminology, the official journal of the American Society of Criminology’s Division of International Criminology, aims to be the premier outlet for peer-reviewed theoretical and empirical work on international, transnational, and comparative criminology and criminal justice. It is an interdisciplinary journal that welcomes work on a broad array of topics, including various types of crime, delinquency, deviance, substance abuse, explanations of offending and victimization, policing, courts, punishment and corrections, legal systems, and social justice, among others. It encourages submissions that push theoretical boundaries for issues salient to international criminologists and welcomes rigorous quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods empirical research. It aims to be geographically diverse in terms of the backgrounds of researchers and the subject matter of the research.

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