New Double Issue: Volume 9 Issue 4 2020


A new issue of International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is now available. This final issue for 2020 is another double issue and includes diverse articles from scholars in the UK, Italy, Canada, Australia and the US.

In two parts, the first part is a special issue: State Violence. Practices and Responses.

Guest Editors Tobia Fattore and Kate Gleeson (Macquarie University, Australia) have curated a collection of papers that highlight the benefits of interdisciplinarity for understanding the complexities of state violence. 

The second part contains general articles and two book reviews: Jace Valcore reviews Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing and Anna Sergi reviews Mafia Violence: Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clan

The Editorial team welcome any feedback you might have. 

Kerry Carrington and John Scott (Chief Editors); David Rodríguez Goyes (Editor); Danielle Watson (Book Editor); Marinella Marmo (Book Editor), and Tracy Creagh (Journal Manager)

Read more about New Double Issue: Volume 9 Issue 4 2020

Online First

  • José A. Brandariz
  • Victoria Maria Nagy, Georgina Rychner
  • Jace Valcore, Jess Rodgers, Nicole L. Asquith
  • Jen Rinaldi, Olga Marques
  • Sam Hanks

Current Issue

Vol. 9 No. 4 (2020): International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Published: 2020-12-01
Guest Editorial: State Violence - Practices and Responses
  • Tobia Fattore, Kate Gleeson
Special Issue: State Violence - Practices and Responses
  • Phil Scraton
  • Deena Haydon
  • Kate Gleeson
  • Joanne Faulkner
  • Anthea Vogl, Elyse Methven
  • George Newhouse, Daniel Ghezelbash, Alison Whittaker
  • Rebecca Scott Bray
  • Tobia Fattore, Jan Mason
  • Elena Faccio, Matteo Mazzucato, Antonio Iudici
  • Kim Lah, Anthony Collins
  • James Gacek
  • Anna Gjika, Alison J Marganski
  • Nathan Stephens Griffin
  • Barbara Perry, Davut Akca, Fatih Karakus, Mehmet Fatih Bastug
Book Reviews
  • Jace Valcore
  • Anna Sergi

The Journal invites 6-8000 word original submissions. Authors are asked to register, read the author guidelines, and agree to the ethics statement before submission. Peer review is usually 4-6 weeks.

In 2015, the Journal met the Scopus evaluation as a high quality international journal and is currently ranked in the Q1 quartile for LAW

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Chief Editors: Professors Kerry Carrington and John Scott, QUT Centre for Justice, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia

Editor: Dr David Rodríguez Goyes, University of Oslo, Norway

Book Reivew Editors: Dr Danielle Watson, QUT and Associate Professor Marinella Marmo, Flinders University

Journal Manager: Tracy Creagh, Faculty of Law, QUT