Criminal Justice And Behavior

Criminal Justice And Behavior
Crimial Justice And Behavior  
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Abbreviated title (ISO) Crim. Justice Behav.
Discipline Sociology
Language English
Edited by Curt R Bartol
Publication details
Publisher SAGE Publications (United Kingdom)
Publication history 1973-present
Frequency Monthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0093-8548 (print)
1552-3594 (web)
LCCN 74643412
OCLC number 1793415

Criminal Justice and Behavior is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of Psychology and Criminology. The journal's editor is Curt R. Bartol. It has been in publication since 1974 and is currently published by SAGE Publications in association with American Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychologists.



Criminal Justice and Behavior publishes evaluations of assessments in classification, prevention and intervention within the field of criminology, with the aim of helping correctional professionals develop successful programmes based on informative and theoretical research foundations. The journal also focuses on articles, commentaries and book reviews containing empirical research.

Abstracting and indexing

Criminal Justice and Behavior is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 1.590, ranking it 9 out of 43 journals in the category ‘Criminology & Penology’.[1] and 47 out of 102 journals in the category ‘Psychology, Clinical’. [2]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Criminology & Penology". 2010 Journal Citation Reports (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Clinical". 2010 Journal Citation Reports (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 

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