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About IJR


Aims and Scope

The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research (IJR) is a double blind peer reviewed journal that publishes articles dealing with thematic issues in law and justice, and related disciplines. The idea began in response to our first conference, “Theorizing Justice”, when Fernwood Press and some members of  CIJS collaborated in publishing a peer reviewed collection of academic papers as a reader entitled “Thinking About Justice”. Subsequently we have published multiple volumes engaging the themes of our conference calls.

Our editors have received submissions from scholars studying issues of justice in the international academic community. Our contributors have been notable academics, theorists, policy specialists, activists, justice practitioners, lawyers, and graduate students. The topics of the papers we have published span the disciplines of law, criminal justice, criminology, constitutional theory, sociology of law, psychology of law, politics, culture and media analysis of justice, poverty and its intersection with justice issues, Indigenous issues of justice, law and justice and economic justice.


Peer Review

Regardless of the source of the submission, we embark on a double blind peer review process to ensure that the quality of our publications meets the requisite academic standards. Articles are anonymized and then submitted, after editorial review, to anonymous expert reviewers. Articles will be accepted, accepted with revisions, encouraged to revise and resubmit, or rejected.


The physical home of the journal is at:


The Criminal Justice Department

University of Winnipeg

515 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB

R3B2E9 Canada


Phone: 204 786-9102


Authors retain the copyright in their work. Absolutely no fees are charged for users, browsers, readers and authors.


Conlicts of interest, plagiarism and ethics/research protocols are governed by the University of Winnipeg. Articles and phrases are run through Google and Chrome engines for plagiarism detection. Editorial processes are overseen by Steven Kohm, Kevin Walby, Kelly Gorkoff, Michelle Bertrand, Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land and Katharina Maier. Contact us or visit our department.


This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. View our creative commons license here.


Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research (IJR) Past Volumes


IJR Volume 1


IJR Volume 2

IJR Volume 3

IJR Volume 4

IJR Volume 5

IJR Volume 6

IJR Volume 7

IJR Volume 8

IJR Volume 9

IJR Volume 10

IJR Volume 11

IJR Volume 12

IJR Volume 13

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