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Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance

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ISSN: 1521-6136

Editor: Professor Mathieu Deflem
Subject: Sociology and Public Policy (view other series in this subject area)Thomson Reuters Book Citation Index logo. Scopus logo.
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Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance (SCLD) publishes scholarly work in the areas of the sociology of deviance, criminology and criminal justice, and sociology of law.

The series is not confined in terms of the theoretical perspectives, methodological orientations, and research topics that are addressed. Each annual volume is organized around a specific theme and includes a variety of chapters by authors showcasing their recent work.

Prior volumes in the series have addressed a variety of issues, ranging from the organisation of the legal professions to ethnographies of law, the criminology of terrorism, surveillance, and restorative justice. Prospective volume editors are welcome to contact the series editor to discuss ideas for future volumes.

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Criminal Justice Abstracts, Publishing Options from the American Sociological Association, Scopus,  SocINDEX, and Sociological Abstracts

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Editorial contact details

Series Editor
Professor Mathieu Deflem,
University of South Carolina
[email protected]

Philippa Grand
[email protected]

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