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

 

 

Publication date Spring/Summer 2022.