Aims and Scope
The Pakistan Journal of Criminology is an official publication of the Pakistan Society of Criminology. It aims to advance the study of criminology and criminal justice; to promote empirically-based public policy in crime management; and to encourage comparative studies of crime and criminal justice in Pakistan for having implications for Pakistan. It further aims to develop and establish an indigenous criminological scholarship on issues pertaining to Pakistan. It publishes high quality original research and articles using varied approaches, including discussion of theory. analysis of quantitative data, comparative studies, systematic evaluation of interventions, and study of institutions and political process. It will also be acknowledged as a leading academic journal specializing in the study of policing institutions and their practices, in addition to its use of evidence generated by sound social science methods to evaluate criminological ideas and policy. The journal will bring into light the gap between practic and theory through strengthening the role of indigenous research in the development of relationship between criminal justice policy and practice. Such evidence-sed research will focus on any aspect of crime and the justice system and can feature local, provincial, national or international concerns vis-a-vis Pakistan. Both quantitative and qualitative studies are encouraged. The journal encourages the submission of articles, research notes, commentaries and comprehensive essays that focus on crime and broadly defined justice-related topics in Pakistani context. The journal is an interdisciplinary and an innovative idea in Pakistan. The journal is issued quarterly.
Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue (2016)