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The Prison Journal

An International Forum on Incarceration and Alternative Sanctions

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Official Publication of The Pennsylvania Prison Society

Published in Association with Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Corrections Section

2013 Impact Factor: 0.977
2013 Ranking: 26/52 in Criminology & Penology
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

The Prison Journal was begun by the Pennsylvania Prison Society, America’s oldest prison reform organization, which was founded in 1787. The Prison Journal has continued to be a central forum for studies, ideas, and discussions of adult and juvenile confinement, treatment interventions, and alternative sanctions.

Exploring broad themes of punishment and correctional intervention, The Prison Journal advances theory, research, policy and practice. The journal also enhances the knowledge of correctional-systems practitioners and scholars by providing descriptive and evaluative accounts of innovative programmes and policies, state-of the-art surveys and reviews, and legal and historical analysis. Distinguished experts discuss emerging trends, innovations and developments in the rapidly changing world of corrections and alternative sentencing.

In-Depth Analysis

The Prison Journal
regularly supplements its coverage of the field with timely Special Issues devoted to a single topic of current concern. These Special Issues explore areas previously neglected and offer vital new insights and advancements in research, theory and practice. Recent Special Issues have included: Women in Prison and Jails Education in Correctional Settings Drug-Involved Offenders

Interdisciplinary Scholarship

The Prison Journal
is international and interdisciplinary, presenting a diversity of perspectives. You'll find work by practitioners and academics from a variety of countries and a broad range of disciplines. The journal provides you with a comprehensive forum that fully explores current issues, concerns and solutions in the field. In the pages of the journal you'll read contributions from many areas, such as: criminal justice administration criminal justice/law health/mental health history political science psychology public administration public policy sociology

Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $717.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content) $789.00
Institutional Subscription, E-access $645.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, E-access Plus Backfile (All Online Content) $717.00
Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $4,288.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $703.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $129.00

Individual articles are available for immediate purchase online (See View Full-Text icon above). Print copies of individual issues can be purchased by contacting the SAGE Journals Customer Service department 1-800-818-7243.

If you are eligible for non-standard pricing please contact Journals Customer Service department 1-800-818-7243 for a price quote.

Institutional, Single Print Issue $193.00
Individual Single Print Issue $42.00
Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1552-7522 ISSN: 0032-8855
Months of Distribution: March , June , September , December Current Volume: 95 Current Issue: 2
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