World Wide Criminology: An Electronic, Multi-Disciplinary & International Journal of Criminology!

Director Signe Maria Bengtsson stockholms.institute.of.criminology at stockholms-kriminologiska-institut.se
Wed Oct 15 19:59:25 EST 1997




SUBSCRIPTION

and

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS


to


World Wide Criminology (WWC)

An Electronic, Multi-Disciplinary & International Journal of Criminology.




Academics, amateurs, practitioners and interested parties are invited to
receive The World Wide Criminology Journal free of charge and to submit
contributions to the Journal.
Contributions should meet the following criteria:

ISSUES:	
World Wide Criminology is a multi-disciplinary journal that publishes
contributions concerning the study of social origins of criminal law, the
administration of criminal justice, criminal activity's, the causes of
criminal behavior, criminals, and the prevention and control of crime,
including individual rehabilitation and modification of the social
environment.


ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE:	
World Wide Criminology is a multi-disciplinary and cross-theoretical
journal and will publish contributions that emanate from scholars, amateurs
and practitioners in all relevant disciplines, such as: anthropology,
criminal justice, ethology, forensic science, penology, genetics, law,
physiology, police science, psychiatry, psychology, social work, sociology,
medicine, biology, history, forensic psychiatry, philosophy, culture,
neurochemistry, political science, urban planning, endocrinology,
economics, architecture, geography, and statistics.



METHODOLOGY:
In keeping with the multi-disciplinary approach, World Wide Criminology
will publish contributions employing a broad range of methodologies:
quantitative, qualitative, historical, philosophical, etc. The main purpose
is that the material should be of interest to people working or interested
in areas as criminology, correction and probation, criminal justice,
delinquency, deviant behavior, forensic, law enforcement, policing,
psychiatry, and social work.



AIMS AND SCOPE:
World Wide Criminology will be a high quality, multi-disciplinary,
cross-theoretical and a wide-ranging electronic publication for the
advancement of criminology, and various issues associated with criminology
such as; penology, criminal justice, law, policing, psychology, psychiatry,
sociology, law enforcement, social work, and forensic science. The purpose
with the publication is to create a world wide electronic forum for the
sharing of knowledge in these areas to interested all over the world. The
publication will be devoted to cover and publish to its readers,
interesting articles and papers, discussions, information, reviews,
editorials and news in the sphere of interest. Areas covered include for
example: crime prevention; community policing; crime trends and analysis;
civil disorder; organized crime; victimology; policing; crime-fighting
technology; criminal investigations; criminal activity and virtual reality;
ethnic mobs and gangs; crime analysis with computer and information
technology; theoretical perspectives on deviance; hate crimes; domestic
violence; money laundering; practical investigation; juvenile delinquency.


World Wide Criminology is only published electronically and sent to its
subscribers through e-mail.

The journal is being made available free of charge to interested
individuals and organizations.

The first number of the World Wide Criminology Journal will be available to
its readers during the winter of 1997.



CONTRIBUTIONS TO WORLD WIDE CRIMINOLOGY:
The Journal's policy is to attract as broad range of contributions as
possible. These are essentially of ten types; 

CASE AND TECHNICAL REPORTS: 
Brief accounts of a technique, research of limited scope, or unusual cases.

ARTICLES AND PAPERS: 
Studies covering a certain topic in depth.

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS: 
Summary reports of innovative ongoing research programs on a wide range of
topics germane to the field of criminology, and various issues associated
with criminology, such as; penology, criminal justice, law, policing,
psychology, psychiatry, witness psychology, sociology, social work, law
enforcement and etc. 

REVIEWS: 
Brief accounts of a relevant book or article containing personal viewpoints
or expressions.

NEWS: 
Brief accounts of a relevant national or international occurrence, event,
assembly, conference, etc.

EDITORIALS: 
Essays or descriptions of relevant material containing personal viewpoints
or expressions.

LETTERS: 
Brief communications discussing a previously published paper, commenting on
Association business, or providing general information.

INFORMATION ABOUT JOURNALS AND LITERATURE: 
Brief communications providing general information to the Journals readers
from Company's that are publishing relevant Journals and Literature. 
This service is free of charge.

INFORMATION ABOUT EDUCATION: 
Information from Schools and University's that offer courses in relevant
subjects.
This service is free of charge.

INFORMATION ABOUT ORGANIZATIONS, DEPARTMENTS, AND INSTITUTES:
Communications providing general information about an relevant
organization, department, or Institute.
This service is free of charge.



The editor also welcomes proposals for Special Issues.


Since the journal is being made available free of charge to interested
individuals or organizations, is there therefore no possibility to pay any
fee to contributors. All material in World Wide Criminology is written free
of charge. World Wide Criminology is being made entirely through idealistic
work.



SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS:
If you after reading this short information about World Wide Criminology,
are interested in participating with contributions; then:


Instructions to authors: 

All types of contributions or communications that are sent to the World
Wide Criminology Journal must manage to be sent through e-mail. 
This is due to the fact that WWC will only be published electronically and
sent to its subscribers as an e-mail.


Inquiries, full contributions, outlines of proposed contributions, or
editorial communications, should be sent to the Managing Editor, Signe
Maria Bengtsson, e-mail address:
stockholms.institute.of.criminology at stockholms-kriminologiska-institut.se
or, w_w_criminology at hotmail.com

Contributors must include their full name and e-mail address, and where
there is a joint authorship of a contribution, indicate who should be
approached for offprints.

Contributions should not exceed 30 pages in length and be in English.

The copyright over a contribution remain with the author(s). It is
therefore of the utmost importance that the copyright holder(s) gives a
written declaration by e-mail to the managing editor, which gives the
permission to publish the contribution in WWC. 


The complete Guidelines for preparing contributions to World Wide
Criminology, will be sent on request and will be published in WWC.

 


SUBSCRIPTION: 
If you want to receive a subscription of World Wide Criminology (remember
that subscription of the WWC is free of charge to both individuals and
organizations), just send an e-mail to either;
stockholms.institute.of.criminology at stockholms-kriminologiska-institut.se
or, w_w_criminology at hotmail.com. The message should contain the following
subject-line "Subscription WWC": 
In the e-mail message you should write the e-mail address(es) were you want
to receive WWC. 
You are also welcome to give optional information about your geographical
location.


The first number of the World Wide Criminology Journal will be available to
its readers during the winter of 1997.



The editorial staff wishes all subscribers and contributors welcome and
hope that the Journal will be a interesting and fruitful experience for its
readers.




Signe Maria Bengtsson
Director

Stockholms Kriminologiska Institut (SKI) - Stockholm Institute of
Criminology
Stockholm; Sweden
E-mail:
stockholms.institute.of.criminology at stockholms-kriminologiska-institut.se
 





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