ALL FOR ARTICLES
Both Research-based and Philosophical articles are invited for assessment and possible publication in an International Journal: AJCJ
AFRICAN JOURNAL ON CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (AJCJ)
IS PUBLISHED BY
THE UNITED NATIONS AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR THE
PREVENTION OF CRIME AND THE TREATMENT OF OFFENDER
The objectives of the Journal are, among others, to:
a) Garner reliable knowledge and information on causes of crime; crime trends; crime perpetrators; crime prevention strategies; best handling strategies of offenders, and such other matters.
b) Use the generated knowledge to advise criminal justice system practitioners.
c) Use such dependable and workable knowledge to advise African countries’ governments on crime control and management.
d) Provide a medium of accumulation and dissemination of reliable knowledge on crime and criminal activities.
e) Provide opportunities for individuals’, groups’ and organizations’ growth, development and fulfillment.
f) As editions of the journal publications will be followed with seminars, workshops or conferences (which may subsequently be used in preparation for the next edition), this will avail an opportunity for theorists and practitioners to meet to rub minds on crime issues.
Main Theme: Crime Prevention
1) Crime prevention strategies
2) Crime statistics (administrative and surveys)
3) Crime and development
4) Crime and safety
5) Community policing/ corrections
6) Criminal justice system and crime prevention
7) Law enforcement and crime prevention
8) Cyber and Identity theft Crimes
9) Socio-economic variables and crime
10) Crime patterns and trends
11) Traditional/local strategies of crime prevention
12) Drugs, alcohol addiction and criminal tendency
13) Socialization agents and crime prevention
14) Management of offenders and crime prevention
15) Human/ Arms/Drugs trafficking
16) Education/sensitization and crime prevention
17) Any related local best practice
18) Any other related to the main theme
Notes for Contributors:
1) The African Journal of Crime and Criminal Justice (AJCJ) is an international journal published once annually by the United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI). The journal editorial team values research based articles related to any of the sub-themes announced on UNAFRI website: www.unafri.or.ug and in other means that UNAFRI may deem best from time to time. Contributions to AJCJ should be original. Authors of articles could be single or joint. The text should be double-spaced and citation to follow the APA (6th edition), while the abstract and reference should be single-spaced.
2) Crime is not confined within any single sphere of specialization; therefore contributors could come from Law, Sociology, Education, Civil Society and other related fields.
3) Articles to be sent should be in electronic (soft) form and processed in WordPerfect to be sent to:
. All other inquiries to be sent to same e-mail address.
4) Contributors are expected to supply a brief bio data on self, particularly indicating the organizations they work for, their position in such organization, their names, their qualifications (optional) as well as their addresses (e-mail, physical and postal). Lecturers in tertiary institutions are particularly encouraged to jointly publish research works with their students. Also magistrates are highly encouraged to send in judgemental reports.
5) Selected and published articles qualify the author(s) for one free copy of the volume and number where their article was published. In, addition, authors may be sponsored for follow-up workshops on the edition theme.
6) Contributors to also note that by publishing in AJCJ, their articles will be circulated to all African countries, some relevant NGOs, international organizations and other bodies concerned with criminal justice system. In addition, the articles will be on UNAFRI webpage.
7) Contributors to note that publication of their articles is without any direct financial cost to them.
8) The African Journal of Crime and Criminal Justice (AJCJ) has professional boards of local and international editors.
9) All articles received are to be subjected to peer review.
10) The acceptable reference format is the APA (5/6th edition)
11) Further enquiries to be directed to: The Managing Editor ( Maicibi).
Maicibi N. Alhas (PhD)
Research and Policy Development Adviser
UNAFRI & Editor-in-chief ( AJCJ )
P. O. Box 10590, Kampala, Uganda
Fax: 0256 31 263797
Phone: 0256 41 221119 OR
0256 772 859719