Forthcoming special issues of Urban Crime -An International Journal Invitations for submissions

2021-01-29

Special issue “Covid-19 and Urban Safety: Exploring the effects of the pandemic on fear of crime, (in)security, penal and safety policies in urban context”

 Issue editors: Christina Zarafonitou & Nikos Passas

We are happy to invite you to submit a paper for the "Urban Crime- An international Journal" for a special issue titled "Covid-19 and Urban Safety: Exploring the effects of the pandemic on fear of crime, (in)security, penal and safety policies in urban context".


Indicative topics of interest for this issue include:

  • Dimensions to fear of crime/insecurity during the pandemic
  • Risks of victimization during the pandemic
  • Commerce in Illicit and falsified medicinal product
  • Fraud, corruption and financial crime in emergency conditions
  • Cybersecurity
  • The impact of the pandemic in Urban life and crime
  • Mass-Media
  • Misinformation and disinformation
  • Policing and Surveillance during the CoViD-19 pandemic
  • Inner-city distribution of (un)safety
  • Priorities of penal policies during the pandemic
  • New forms of policing adapted to the pandemic conditions
  • Objective punitivity during the pandemic period
  • Prevention policies
  • Public attitudes

 

  • Important Submission Guidelines:  
  • Submission:  End of September 2021
  • Deadline for abstract submission: May, 30, 2021.
  • The special issue will be published by the end of 2021.
  • Code of ethics & Processes: https://ojs.panteion.gr/index.php/uc/about

Authors’ guidelines: https://ojs.panteion.gr/?journal=uc&page=about&op=submissions

 

Special issue  “Human trafficking and Urban Safety: Exploring pathways to prevention, protection, partnerships, and beyond.”

Issue editors: John Winterdyk & Christina Zarafonitou

We are happy to invite you to submit a paper for the “Urban Crime- An international Journal” for a special issue titled “Human trafficking and Urban Safety: Exploring pathways to prevention, protection, partnerships, and beyond”.

Although not an exhaustive list, some of the prospective topics and themes for this issue could include any of the following:

  • providing services for survivors of human trafficking in urban environment
  • the prevalence of human trafficking in urban areas - what might the risk and or protective factors be?
  • a comparison or human trafficking in urban settings between local and or international settings
  • review of urban-based anti-human trafficking programs
  • studies that might examine how ‘best’ to combat human trafficking in an urban environment
  • spatial patterns of human trafficking in urban settings
  • identifying the ‘risky’ places for recruiting prospective victims of human trafficking
  • prevention and or protection-oriented programs used in urban environments – what works or does not work?
  • how to build effective partnerships to combat human trafficking in urban environments
  • public attitudes towards human trafficking within urban communities
  • effectiveness of screening tools/kits for at-risk populations (e.g., homeless, runaways, etc.)
  • alternative forms of justice for survivors of human trafficking
  • the penal treatment of offenders and victims of human trafficking
  • the role of crime policy at a national and supranational level

Submission guidelines: please refer to   https://ojs.panteion.gr/?journal=uc&page=about&op=submissions Submit and or direct queries article to: urbancrimejournal@gmail.com

Deadline for submission December 30, 2021.

Deadline for Abstarct submission May 30, 2021.

Publication date Spring/Summer 2022.