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Translating Research into Policy to Advance Correctional Health


Special issue call for papers from International Journal of Prisoner Health

Call for papers for a special issue in the International Journal of Prisoner Health
To be published in January 2017.

Guest editors:

Brie Williams
University of California San Francisco
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Scott Allen
University of California Riverside
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Craig Haney
University of California Santa Cruz
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Josiah Rich
Brown University
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About the edition:
While there is a growing evidence-based literature in topics related to correctional health, the direct translation of this knowledge into concrete policy recommendations is scant.  This issue will present several evidence-based policy briefs developed by members of the University of California Criminal Justice & Health Consortium and others to fill that void and to exemplify how medical, social science and public health research can have a direct bearing on policy recommendations to improve correctional healthcare. Policy briefs should be problem and policy-oriented, analysis-driven, evidence-based, and should offer viable policy recommendations.

Submission criteria and review policy:
Submissions should adhere to the following word limits:the main body of the text (not including title page, references, tables and figures should no exceed 2,500 words; all text (including title page, main body of the text, references, tables and figures) should not exceed 7,000 words. Please limit references to a maximum of 20.

Submissions should include an abstract of no more than 150 words, a background section, a recommendations section, and a brief conclusion. Authors may use additional sub-headings as needed.

Please also include a text box with no more then 3 key points (main points and/or recommendations). Additional table and figures are also permitted.

The deadline for submissions is end August 2016.
To read the author guidelines before submitting please see:  http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=IJPH

Submissions to the International Journal of Prisoner Health are now made using ScholarOne Manuscripts, the online submission and peer review system. Registration and access is available at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/IJPH

For any general queries on the Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research please contact the publisher Jo Sharrocks: [email protected]