The Journal ‘Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice: An Interdisciplinary Journal’ is open for submissions in juvenile justice and related fields, serving a diverse audience of academics and practitioners in the fields of criminal justice, education, psychology, social work, behavior analysis, sociology, law, counseling, public health, and all others with an interest in youth violence and juvenile justice.
About the Journal
‘Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice: An Interdisciplinary Journal’ is a journal in juvenile justice and related fields that provide a resource for publishing current empirical research on programs, policies, and practices in the areas of youth violence and juvenile justice. Emphasis is placed on such topics as serious and violent juvenile offenders, juvenile offender recidivism, institutional violence, and other relevant topics to youth violence and juvenile justice such as risk assessment, psychopathy, self-control, and gang membership, among others.
It serves a diverse audience of academics and practitioners in the fields of criminal justice, education, psychology, social work, behavior analysis, sociology, law, counseling, public health, and all others with an interest in youth violence and juvenile justice.
Typing: All copy should be typed, double-spaced.
Style: Style of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).
Notes and References: Should appear at the end of the manuscript.
Abstract: Each manuscript should include a brief abstract of 100-150 words describing the subject, general approach, intended purpose of the article, and findings.
Must also include 4-5 keywords for indexing and online searching.
Bio of the Author: Must supply a 2-3 line (within 50-75 words) bio for each author.
Word/Page Limit: Ordinarily, articles should be less than 35 pages in length.
However, research notes should not exceed 15 pages.
Referees will evaluate submitted manuscripts anonymously. Therefore, potential contributors should send two electronic copies of the manuscript via e-mail: one copy that includes a cover page giving the title, author(s), and author(s) affiliation and complete contact information,
And a second electronic copy in which only the title of the paper is included as a means of identification.
All new manuscripts must be submitted using the SAGE track manuscript submission website. Please read the instructions on submitting manuscripts to YVJJ. Click here for more details.
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Make sure to enter your current and correct email address. Once you have finished creating a user account, your User ID and Password will be sent via email.
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