GRG researcher Dr Annette Hübschle is co-editing a special issue of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy on Green criminological dialogues: Voices from Africa.
Please consider submitting an abstract by 30 June 2022.
The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer reviewed journal that seeks to publish critical research about common challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world.
The global production of knowledge in the social sciences has been structurally skewed towards the Anglophone countries in the Global North (Connell 2007). Criminology as a field of knowledge, until recently, has had a highly selective focus on crime and violence in the large population centres of the Global North. The Global South is a concept that acknowledges the unequal relations of power that shape the lives of the current and formerly colonised, enslaved and dispossessed nations by imperial powers that dominated 9/10th of the world until recently (Carrington, Hogg, Sozzo 2016). It is not a geographic divide but an epistemological grid of power that has shaped social scientific knowledge.
The Journal is committed to cognitive justice (de Sousa Santos 2014) and as such aspires to democratise knowledge, bridge global divides and encourage the voices of those on the periphery to publish with the Journal. This includes scholars from diverse Indigenous and first nations peoples communities, as well as scholars from the Global North and South committed to cognitive justice.
Authors retain copyright and articles are licenced via Creative Commons to make published articles more readily available and useable. There are no APCs (Article Processing Charges). Authors can submit and publish at no cost.
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. Please review Author Guidelines prior to submission
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