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The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy has attained the DOAJ Seal
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- use DOIs as permanent identifiers;
- provides DOAJ with article metadata;
- deposits content with a long term digital preservation or archiving program;
- embeds machine-readable CC licensing information in articles;
- allows generous reuse and mixing of content, in accordance with a CC BY, CC BY-SA or CC BY-NC license;
- has a deposit policy registered wíth a deposit policy registry;
- allows the author to hold the copyright without restrictions.
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