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CRIMSA Journal: Acta Criminologica

CRIMSA Journal: Acta Criminologica ISSN 1012-8093

Acta Criminologica: African Journal of Criminology and Victimology, is a peer reviewed academic journal which promotes academic and professional discourse and the publishing of research results on the subject of crime and victimisation, conflict, deviance, abuse of power and reaction to crime and other conflict related phenomena.

Acta Criminologica is an accredited journal approved by the Department of Education and is published regularly by CRIMINOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AFRICA (CRIMSA). Members of CRIMSA will be subscribed to Acta Criminologica.


Prof. Lillian Artz (University of Cape Town)

Senior Editor:

Prof. Francois Steyn (University of Pretoria)

Copy Editor:

Prof. Anthony Minnaar (Retired, University of Limpopo)

Assistant Editors:

Dr Mahlogonolo Thobane (University of South Africa)

Ms Lufuno Sadiki (University of Pretoria)

Mr Ashwell Philips (University of the Free State)

Submission of Articles:

All submissions are to be made online, please use the following link: http://powerreview.aptaracorp.com/crimsa/acta

The Editors will no longer engage in direct correspondence with authors via email. Please refrain from doing so as these will go unanswered, unless there are difficulties with the system. If you have already submitted a paper via email to the editor, we will continue to process the submission using the existing, manual, system.

Please ensure that, as author of the submitted article, you have complied fully with all the requirements, instructions and guidelines in the two documents (see below) titled: Editorial Policy and Author Guidelines.