Journal Profile: Crime, Law and Social Change

By Grace Hamburger on Mar 16, 2020
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Journal Profile Crime Law and Social Change
ISSN: 0925-4994
EISSN: 1573-0751
Established: 1977
Frequency: 10 issues per year

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Publisher: Springer

Subject Area: Government & Law

Overview: Crime, Law and Social Change publishes peer reviewed, original research articles addressing crime and the political economy of crime, whether at the global, national, regional or local levels, anywhere in the world. The Journal often presents work on financial crime, corruption, organized criminal groups, criminal enterprises and illegal markets, state crime, terrorism and security issues, cybercrime, cross-border crime and environmental crime. In addition, Crime, Law and Social Change welcomes criminological research in the areas of human rights, comparative and international criminal justice, compensation and justice for serious crime victims, international criminal law and cooperation. Finally, the Journal publishes multi-disciplinary criminological research focusing on gender, age, racial and ethnic equality issues.”

Editors-in-Chief: Mary Dodge (University of Colorado Denver, USA); Willem Huisman (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Impact Factor: 0.952

Abstracted/Indexed In: Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences; EBSCO Book Review Digest Plus; EBSCO Criminal Justice Abstracts; EBSCO Discovery Service; EBSCO International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Center; EBSCO OmniFile; EBSCO Political Science Complete; EBSCO Race Relations Abstracts; EBSCO Risk Management Reference Center; EBSCO SocINDEX; EBSCO Social Sciences Abstracts; EBSCO Sociology Source Ultimate; Gale; Gale Academic OneFile; Gale InfoTrac; Google Scholar; Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China; Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST); Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition; Naver; OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service; ProQuest ABI/INFORM; ProQuest Business Premium Collection; ProQuest Central; ProQuest Criminal Justice; ProQuest International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS); ProQuest Military Database; ProQuest PAIS International (Module); ProQuest Politics Collection; ProQuest Research Library; ProQuest Social Science Collection; ProQuest Sociology; ProQuest-ExLibris Primo; ProQuest-ExLibris Summon; Psyndex; SCImago; SCOPUS; Social Science Citation Index

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