African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies : AJCJS

Provides articles on criminology and criminal justice that focus on knowledge about and from Africa and Africans worldwide that could enrich the discipline in a progressive direction.

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 2, April

Approaches to Crime Control and Order Maintenance in Transitional Societies: The Role of Village Headmen, Chiefs, Sub-Chiefs and Administration Police in Rural Kenya
AbstractThe need to illuminate and contextualize approaches to crime control and order maintenance in transitional societies has become increasingly necessary, thanks to the pervasiveness of social disorder and the elusive nature of crime in general....
Editorial: RESOLUTION AGAINST THE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICANS
The meeting of the African Criminology and Justice Studies Association which owns this African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies adopted this draft resolution in November, 2010, San Francisco. A similar draft resolution was submitted to the...
Future Challenges of International Victimology
AbstractFuture Challenges of International Victimology introduces readers to the study of international victimology because victimology has become an international discipline. The chapters include an overview about international protocols with special...
The Problems of Administration of Justice on Female Offenders in Nigeria
ABSTRACTThe Nigerian Criminal Justice system arose as a part of the State to protect and promote the interests of the citizens of the country. By administering justice the legal order of the State is ensured. But in the administration of the law, certain...
Transition
Dr. Yaw Ackah, professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Delaware State University, passed away on February 17, 2010 after being in a comma for several weeks. He had been a faculty of Delaware State since 1992. The late 64-year old Dr. Ackah was...