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Journal of Gang Research

            The Journal of Gang Research welcomes qualitative, quantitative, policy analysis, and historical pieces of original research.


             A peer-reviewed quarterly professional journal, with editors are well-known gang researchers or gang experts, it is abstracted in a number of different social sciences, including but not limited to: Sociological Abstracts (American Sociological Association), Psychological Abstracts (American Psychological Association), Criminal Justice Abstracts, National Criminal Justice Reference Service, Social Service Abstracts, and others.

      For over twenty years, the Journal of Gang Research has published original research, book reviews and interviews dealing with gangs and gang problems. These publications have included a wide range of topical areas including promising theory, scientifically sound research, and useful policy analysis related to gangs and gang problems. A list of the articles previously published in the Journal of Gang Research is published at, the website for the National Gang Crime Research Center.


           To submit a manuscript, send four (4) copies of the manuscript to: George W. Knox, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Gang Research, National Gang Crime Research Center, Post Office Box 990, Peotone, IL 60468-0990. ASA or APA format. The Journal of Gang Research is currently in its 27th year of continuous publication as a professional quarterly journal. It is the official publication of the National Gang Crime Research Center, formed in 1990 as a clearinghouse for information about gangs.


            If you are a gang researcher, and might consider submitting a manuscript to the Journal of Gang Research if you could inspect a recent issue of the publication, then to receive a free copy of the Journal of Gang Research, complete the form below and fax or mail it back:

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