Annual Reviews annonces its 48th Journal, Annual Review of Criminology

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The Annual Review of Criminology addresses urgent and complex issues within this rapidly maturing field. The journal offers concise, critical reviews - from invited experts - across two main themes: the nature of criminal behavior and societal reactions to crime.

Free online preview to the first volume is available now.


From the Co-Editors: "The essential idea is to make the Annual Review of Criminology the leading source for reflecting on the past while pushing forward on the most crucial research agendas. Not every area will be covered in each volume, but over time we will cover them all, with greater coverage for those topics with increased research evidence or public interest."
-Joan Petersilia and Robert J. Sampson



  • Joan Petersilia, Stanford University
  • Robert J. Sampson, Harvard University

Editorial Committee

  • David Garland, New York University 
  • Candace Kruttschnitt, University of Toronto
  • John Laub, University of Maryland
  • Tracey L. Meares, Yale University
  • Daniel S. Nagin, Carnegie Mellon University
  • William Alex Pridemore, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Michael Tonry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities


You can vieux now articles available in Volume 1: ANNUAL REVIEW OF CRIMINOLOGY

Topics include:

Crime and Violence

The Prison

Punishment and Policy

Police and Courts

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