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Submissions should be made electronically through this website. Once submitted, the author can track the submission and communicate with the editors via the online journal management system.
Please ensure that you consider the following guidelines when preparing your manuscript. Failure to do so may delay processing your submission.
Articles published by the journal should be approximately 6,000-10,000 words in length, including endnotes, whilst reviews should be 1,000-2,000 words in length. For more information on the latter, please see our Book Reviews section.
Please follow the MHRA Style Guide, third edition (2013).
The Journal of Perpetrator Research aims to provide reviews of recent publications covering all aspects in the field of Perpetrator Studies.
Reviews of new works are commissioned directly by the Book Review Editors on a regular basis. If you wish to propose a book for review or are interested in becoming a reviewer for the JPR, please send an email to the editors indicating your areas of expertise and a short bio or a CV so that we can match you to appropriate works to review. Alternatively, if you register on the JPR site, you can note your willingness to review books as well as submitted articles on the registration form.
We also recommend that you regularly consult this page, where we advertise books available for review that have not yet been assigned to a particular reviewer.
In addition, if you are the author of an upcoming or recent work in the field of Perpetrator Studies and would like your work to be reviewed in the JPR, please contact us to arrange for a review copy to be sent. Publishers, please contact us with the details of any forthcoming or recent titles that would be of interest to our readers and we can send you an address for review copies to be posted to.
Authors should submit their review through our website. Please reference the book review guidlines below.
Book Review Guidelines
Book reviews should address and include the following:
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms: