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Criminology and Criminal Law Review

eISSN: 2577-1353 (Online) | ISSN: 2577-1345 (Print)
Current volume: 1 | Current issue: Number 1 (March 2018)
Frequency: Bi-annually (March, December)
Editors: Fabrizio Fornari (University of Chieti-Pescara)
Pino Arlacchi (University of Sassari)
Editor-in-Chief: Gianmarco Cifaldi (University of Chieti-Pescara)
Managing Editor: Romano Orrù (University of Teramo)
Deputy Editor: Sevastian Cercel (University of Craiova)

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Criminology and Criminal Law Review is published two times a year by Global Research Publishing House, 4930 Moorcroft Circle, Stockton, California, 95206, U.S.A. All papers in this journal have undergone editorial screening and anonymous double blind peer-review.

Criminology and Criminal Law Review publishes peer review, high quality original research on applied and theoretical issues related to Criminology and Criminal Law. Criminology and Criminal Law Review encourages submissions using quantitative and qualitative research methods, developing traditional theories and proposing new concepts and accounts of methodological innovation and research process. Criminology and Criminal Law Review aims to combine latest progress in theory with new empirical outcomes across a range of areas relevant to the study of Criminology and Criminal Law. Criminology and Criminal Law Review seeks to promote research and developments of a conceptual, normative and empirical nature in all the major sub-areas of the fields.


Fabrizio Fornari (University of Chieti-Pescara)

Pino Arlachhi (University of Sassari)


Gianmarco Cifaldi (University of Chieti-Pescara)


Romano Orrù (University of Teramo)


Sevastian Cercel (University of Craiova)


Poulomi Bhadra, Jindal Global University (India)

Joanna Doran, California State University (U.S.A.)

Gabriel Carlos Fava, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Hüseyin Gül, Suleyman Demirel University (Turkey)

Songül Sallan Gül, Suleyman Demirel University (Turkey)

Charles A. Khamala, University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Dolores Mandueño, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Pedro Scuro Neto, University of Leeds
(United Kingdom)

Piotr T. Nowakowski, John Paul II Catholic University (Poland)

Seda Attepe Özden, Başkent Ankara University (Turkey)

Sanjeev P. Sahni, Jindal Global University (India)

Danil N. Sergeev, Ural State Law University (Russia)

Tonny Shao, Research Center of the Crime (China)

Miguel Abel Souto, University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Tatiana Yugay, University of Mesi (Russia)


Luigia Altieri, University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy)

Antonio Cilli, University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy)

Salvatore Cimini, University of Teramo (Italy)

Fedele Cuculo, University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy)

Adrian Dan, University of Bucharest (Romania)

Mariateresa Gammone, University of l’Aquila (Italy)

Cristina Ilie Goga, University of Craiova (Romania)

Roberta Iannone University of Rome “La sapienza” (Italy)

Andreea Mihaela Nita, University of Craiova (Romania)

Radu Petcu, University of Craiova (Romania)

Andrea Pitasi, University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy)

Alexandra Porumbescu, University of Craiova (Romania)

Laura Rando, University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy)

Gabriel Tanasescu, University of Craiova (Romania)


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