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Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research

Welcoming submissions for an upcoming special issue

Deadline: 1 June 2019

Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research is a peer-reviewed journal with a broad correctional focus encompassing a wide range of relevant topics and innovative approaches from new theoretical perspectives and research findings to their implications for improving policy and practice. Both national and international in scope, the journal addresses these issues and challenges as they relate to sentencing, prisons, jails, and community corrections. A wide range of topics are considered and include, but are not limited to: prisons, jails, probation and parole, inmate/client and staff experiences, reentry transition, sentencing policies and practices, the death penalty, comparative corrections, correctional treatment, decarceration, educational and vocational programming, and privatization. All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by two anonymous referees.

CPPR is currently soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on “what works” in our current American corrections system. Manuscripts considered for publication in this special issue can focus on a variety of topics, including but not limited to evaluation of programs or policies implemented for juvenile or adult corrections. Qualitative or quantitative methodologies, or policy analysis and evaluation strategies, should be utilized for considered manuscript.


Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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Submission infomation

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cppr. Manuscripts should be no more than 40 double-spaced pages, Times New Roman, 12 point font, 1” margins. No color pictures, graphs or tables should be included. Authors should follow all formatting guidelines of the APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition. Questions should be directed to Editor, Dr. Cathy Marcum, marcumcm@appstate.edu, or Associate Editor, Dr. Tina Freiburger, freiburg@uwm.edu.

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2019