Contemporary Justice Review is an interdisciplinary journal for scholars, practitioners, and activists around the globe who seek to explore new models and demonstration projects of justice that have applicability for creating just social arrangements at the local to the international level. The editors give special attention to cutting-edge articles on social and restorative justice theory and practice; peacemaking criminology; community building as harm prevention; structural alternatives to nation-state and corporate violence; conflict resolution and peaceful methods of problem-solving; environmental justice; and issues of justice in the family, school, and workplace. Articles that offer nonviolent, needs-based solutions to needs-denying and power-based social arrangements are also sought after.
The journal reflects a variety of formats including scholarly articles; electronic roundtable discussions among scholars and activists; interviews on social and restorative justice; narrative histories on crime and punishment; film and book reviews; and justice watch statements on timely issues that affect the quality of life around the globe. The editors prefer articles written in engaging and accessible prose which avoid academic jargon and offer insights in how to foster justice in daily life.