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The International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice (IJCACJ) publishes work on criminal justice using a range of theoretical methodologies and approaches, focuses on applied research, and adopts an explicitly comparative or international approach.
Work published in IJCACJ draws on insights from Economics, Sociology, Criminology, Geography, and Organization and Management Studies, applied to a Criminal Justice context. The journal publishes work about and from countries in all parts of the world and has so far included contributions from over 80 countries and five continents, including comparative work theory testing models developed outside of Western democracies and criminal justice systems.
IJCACJ today is one of the best-known, most widely-read, international criminal justice journals. It is published quarterly from Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice.
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2018's Top Downloaded Papers:
|Article Title||Author(s)||Vol (Issue)||Usage||Access Option|
|The media’s coverage of mass public shootings in America: fifty years of newsworthiness||Jason R. Silva & Joel A. Capellan||43 (1)||1,630|
|The historical criminal statistics of Finland 1842–2015 – a systematic comparison to Sweden||Miikka Vuorela||42 (2-3)||1,331||Open Access|
|Under the radar: policing non-violent domestic abuse in the US and UK||Amanda L. Robinson, Gillian M. Pinchevsky & Jennifer A. Guthrie||40 (3)||1,132||Open Access|
|Crime and punishment in Russia – an introduction||Anna Gurinskaya, Yakov Gilinskiy & Mahesh K. Nalla||41 (3)||1,040||Free Access|
|A configurational analysis of 44 US mass shootings: 1975–2015||Alexei Anisin||42 (1)||625|
Regional Author Distribution:We publish work from countries in all parts of the world
Most Recent Special Issues:
|Crime and Criminal Justice in Finland||42 (2-3)||2018|
|Private Security Regulations||41 (4)||2017|
|Crime and Justice in Russia||41 (3)||2017|
|Violence Against Women in India||41 (1-2)||2017|
|New Directions in Terrorism Research||39 (4)||2015|
International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice
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2018 CiteScore: 1.14
2018 SJR: 0.387
2018 SNIP: 0.737
Average First Decision: 52 Days
Speed of Publication: 3.1 weeks
Editor-in-Chief: Dr Mahesh K. Nalla
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