Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice

A journal covering Canadian law enforcement and criminology for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 52, No. 3, June

Academic Engagement of International Policing-Reform Assistance: Putting Foucauldian Genealogy to Practical Use
For the academic criminologist, practical engagement is a fraught enterprise. On the one hand, the real world is not a test tube, and seeking to shape social outcomes through evidence-based intervention can lead to all manner of unintended consequences,...
Bridging Divides in Canadian Criminology: Some Thoughts on a Possible future/Reconcilier Les Divisions En Criminologie Canadienne : Quelques Idees Pour le Futur
From its inception, the discipline of criminology has been "highly differentiated in its theoretical, methodological, and empirical concerns" (Garland 2002: 15). Its diffuseness is as a consequence of the fact that the roots of criminology lie in multiple...
Masculinity and Resistance in Adolescent Carceral Settings
Production Over the last 50 years there has been a dramatic shift in penological research away from the study of prison life and its associated "pains of imprisonment" toward the study of hyper-incarceration (Simon 2000). Ethnographies of the carceral...
Rethinking Criminology(ies) through the Inclusion of Political Violence and Armed Conflict as Legitimate Objects of Inquiry
Introduction In order for the academic community to recognize a discipline as such, it needs to develop an explicit object together with theories and methodologies (Lanier and Henry 2004). If these elements are central to the construction and recognition...
Shifting the Focus: Restorative Justice and Sex Work
Introduction The precedents and roots of the concept of restorative justice (RJ) "are as old as human history" (Zehr 2002: 12). Traditional methods of dispute resolution practised by native groups from North America and New Zealand--particularly...
What Can Political Science Contribute to the Study of Criminal Justice in Canada?
Writing over two-thousand years ago, Plato, one of the forerunners of modern political science, posed important questions about authority, power, accountability, legitimacy, punishment and security, and the rights of citizens vis-a-vis the state, which...