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International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5 4

Chief Editors' Introduction

Abstract

The last edition of the journal for 2016 is truly global, with authors from Norway, United States, England, Australia, Mexico and Canada. Articles deal with issues in these countries as well as in Africa, China, Europe, South America and South Korea; many articles also have global relevance. This trend is consistent with the increasing internationalisation of knowledge that is occurring as a result of open-access free to publish and download publishing journals. While the ten articles vary greatly in focus, they fit with the journal’s emphasis on the intersections between crime, justice and social democracy.

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Pages:1 to 3
Section: Editorial

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Author Biographies

Queensland University of Technology
Australia Australia
Professor Carrington is the Head of the School of Justice in the Law Faculty at QUT and former Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, ASC. She is the founding Chief Editor for The International Journal for Crime and Justice, and also on the editorial boards of Feminist Criminology, Critical Criminology and Criminology and Criminal Justice. Kerry Carrington is a leading scholar in the field of Southern Criminology. She published 9 books and around 100 articles and has an extensive record of externally funded research activity. She was the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime, and in 2014 A Lifetime Achievement Award from the ASC, Division of Critical Criminology. In 2012 she was awarded the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award presented by the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology.
Queensland University of Technology
Australia Australia

2010+ Chief Examiner, Society and Culture, NSW Board of Studies.
Golden Key International Honour Society (2007+) Member and UNE Chapter Co-Advisor.
2010+ Robb College, UNE, Member, Senior Common Room Editorial Board (2010+) Rural Society
2009+: Member, New England Regional Advisory Council, NSW Community Relations Commission.
2008-2010: Chief Examiner, CAFS, NSW Board of Studies.
2007-2010: Associate Editor, Higher Education Research and Development. Routledge, London.
2005-2009: Co-Editor, Journal of Sociology , Sage Publications, London. 2004+ : Justice of the Peace [JP], New South Wales.
2002-2008: Examinations Committee Member, New South Wales Board of Studies.