European Association of Psychology and Law - Call for papers
Psychology, Crime and Law is pleased to announce a forthcoming special issue showcasing student research in psychology and law.
The discipline of psychology and law has been attracting an increasing number of students over the past decade. With this rapid increase in the student body come the challenges of growing and developing high quality programs around the world, and maintaining a sense of international community.
By providing a special issue of Psychology, Crime and law, the European Association of Psychology and Law hopes to call attention to high-quality student research and facilitate student involvement in the field.
This call for papers invites contributions by students who hold primary authorship on research manuscripts.
- Etiology of criminal behavior and studies of different offender groups.
- Crime detection, for example, interrogation and witness testimony.
- Courtroom studies in areas such as jury behavior, decision making, divorce and custody, and expert testimony.
- Behavior of litigants, lawyers, judges, and court officers, both in and outside the courtroom.
- Issues of offender management including prisons, probation, and rehabilitation initiatives.
- Studies of public interest, including the victim, reactions to crime and the legal process.
- Reviews and brief reports which make a significant contribution to the psychology of law, crime and legal behavior.
All contributions should be submitted online at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/gpcl by 15th January, 2012. When submitting, please select the box on the submission form indicating that you would like your submission to be considered for this special issue.
For further guidance, please refer to the standard manuscript submission guidelines for authors on the Psychology, Crime and Law webpage: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=1068-316x&linktype=44
All submissions will be subject to the journal's standard peer-review processes. This will include initial editor screening (all submissions) and anonymous refereeing by at least two independent referees.