Content Plan

Broad Framing of Thematic Areas and Subareas

The ORE of Criminology and Criminal Justice seeks to map the entire field through the content plan outlined below. These areas form the basis of plans for individual articles, which will be commissioned and added continuously over the life of the project. This list will expand as the field evolves.

Visit the Editorial Board page for more information on the experts who have contributed to this plan, and contact us with feedback and article suggestions.

  • Corrections

  • Courts (prosecution, adjudication, sentencing)

  • Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

  • Criminal Behavior

  • Criminological Theory

  • Environmental Criminology/Crime Science

  • International Crime

  • Juvenile Justice (delinquency, gangs)

  • Policing

  • Prevention/Public Policy

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Crime

  • Research Methods

  • Victimology/Criminal Victimization

  • Women, Crime, and Justice