Criminology

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 3

Edited By: Wayne Osgood, Lead Editor; Eric Baumer, Co-Editor; Rosemary Gartner, Co-Editor

Impact Factor: 5.019

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 1/58 (Criminology & Penology)

Online ISSN: 1745-9125

Overview


Criminology is devoted to crime and deviant behavior.  Disciplines covered in Criminology include:

  • sociology

  • psychology

  • design

  • systems analysis

  • decision theory

Major emphasis is placed on empirical research and scientific methodology.  Criminology's content also includes articles which review the literature or deal with theoretical issues stated in the literature as well as suggestions for the types of investigation which might be carried out in the future.


Aims and Scope


Criminology is devoted to crime and deviant behavior.  Disciplines covered include sociology, psychology, design, systems analysis, and decision theory. Major emphasis is placed on empirical research and scientific methodology.  The journal’s content also includes articles which review the literature or deal with theoretical issues stated in the literature as well as suggestions for the types of investigation which might be carried out in the future.


Readership


Criminologists, researchers in and students of criminology


Keywords


criminology, criminal justice, criminal law, sociology of crime, American Society of Criminology, penology, police studies, deviance


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