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Organization: Internet Journal of Restorative Justice (IJRJ)
Categories: Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2020-11-30 Abstract Due: 2020-05-29

As part of The Internet Journal of Restorative Justice (IJRJ®) , the Guest Editors, Dr. Thomas Toscano and Dr. Eliza Patouris would like to invite you to submit original contributions to YOUTH VIOLENT RADICALISATION – PERSPECTIVES AND SOLUTIONS. All submitted articles that meet the special issue guidelines will go through a double-blind peer-review process. The Special Issue will be published in November 2020 . The deadline for article submissions is 1 July 2020 . 

We aim to publish 8-10 papers as part of this special issue. Therefore, authors are encouraged to contact the Guest Editors with a proposed title and a draft abstract by no later than 1 May 2020 to secure a place in the issue. Submissions and questions can be made via email to: IJRJ.rj4all@gmail.com

About the Journal
The Internet Journal of Restorative Justice (IJRJ®) is the leading, international peer-reviewed journal on restorative justice. It was established in 2012 to push the boundaries of criminal justice by adopting a unique, practical approach to researching and investigating restorative justice. The IJRJ remains to be the leading, double-blind, peer-reviewed international journal that is exclusively focused on restorative justice theory and practice.

The IJRJ® publishes articles of the highest standard from various areas of expertise including, but not limited, to restorative practices in schools, neighbourhoods, organisations and businesses, family matters and (youth) care, the criminal and juvenile justice systems, prisons and the community. We are also interested in pushing the normative and philosophical boundaries of restorative justice.

The IJRJ® is committed to nurturing fresh thinking and innovation. Ultimately, we want to affect positive change and improve the experience and image of justice. IJRJ is indexed and ranked by Scopus, Kudos, and The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) as well Criminal Justice Abstracts and EBSCO Information Services.


The Special issue

This issue will use findings from the ground breaking Erasmus+ funded Youth Empowerment and Innovation Project (YEIP) that concluded its research in February 2020. It will also publish research papers, book reviews and commentaries on violent youth radicalization. Articles that cover any one of the following topics will be considered:

a) Causes of violent youth radicalization
b) Perspectives on violent youth radicalization (e.g. by youth, by parents, by educators, by NGOs, by local and national authorities). 
c) Potential solutions to counter violent radicalization
d) Practices developed across Europe that provide useful information on prevention and/or violent youth de-radicalization efforts
e) Multi-agency preventive models that can prevent and counter violent youth radicalization. 



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