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Contemporary Justice Review - Justitia
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 reflect just social arrangements at the
local to the international level.
CJR Editors give special attention to cutting-edge articles
—social and restorative justice theory and practice;
—community building as harm prevention;
—structural alternatives to nation-state and corporate violence;
— peaceful methods of conflict resolution and problem-solving;
— prisons and prisoners watch;
—human rights watch;
—crimes of the nation-state and globalizing market;
—issues of justice in the family, school, and workplace;
—nonviolent, needs-based solutions to needs-denying and power-based social
—critical perspectives in all areas of criminology and criminal justice.
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 reviews
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. They also look for work
that offers insights in how justice might be fostered, created,
and maintained in daily life situations.
All manuscripts and queries about submission procedures should be directed to Assistant Editor, Brandi Vigil;
Queries about submissions and journal information should be directed to Associate Editor, Kayla Martensen, University of Illinois-Chicago and
Editor-in-Chief, Randall Amster, Georgetown University.
Justitia - Membership Newsletter
Justitia is the official newsletter of Justice Studies Association.
At present it is published once a year, in mid-January.
Each issues usually contains a central theme.
JUSTITIA WINTER 2008 Newsletter
Justitia keeps members up to date with
JSA activities and plans, and describes actions, thoughts,
and interests of those practicing, studying, teaching, and
seeking to understand restorative and social justice. The 2002,
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and the new 2008 editions are available online (in PDF format.)
Anyone wishing to contribute items of news or short essays
on timely topics should contact Justitia Editor, T. Y. Okosun.
The deadline for materials for each issue is November 1 or
by agreement with the editor.
Justitia Newsletter Editor:
T. Y. Okosun
Northeastern Illinois University
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