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International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Queensland University of Technology 2202-8005 The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer reviewed journal that publishes critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world. Committed to Open Access  and democratising quality knowledge production and dissemination. FREE TO DOWNLOAD AND FREE TO PUBLISH!  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Kerry Carrington

Professor Kerry Carrington, Co-Chief Editor, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

Professor Kerry Carrington is the Head School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT, Australia. She is a Senior Counselor of the Asian Criminological Society, and Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology. She is the founding Co-Chief Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Pacific Rim Editor of Critical Criminology and International editorial board member of the British Society of Criminology’s flagship journal – Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Feminist Criminology.

In 2014 Kerry Carrington received the American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime 2103 Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of her contributions to the study and analysis of young women, crime and youth justice which spans 27 years. In the same year she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology (Division of Critical Criminology). In 2011 her co-publication, “Resource Boom Underbelly: The criminological impact of mining” won the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for the best publication in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. In 2018 she co-edited the Palgrave Handbook in Criminology and the Global South,a landmark 50 chapter volume, described by Raewyn Connell as revolutionary.

Professor Carrington has an extensive record of externally funded research activity and a wide variety of criminological and sociological research interests, including

  • Southern Criminology
  • Youth justice and girls’ violence
  • gendered violence
  • global justice and human rights