Déviance & Société
Junior Researchers Award 2017
To celebrate its 40th anniversary the journal Déviance &Société opens a competition to doctoral students or to postdocs having defended their thesis after 1. January 2011.
These junior researchers are invited to submit a paper on norms and deviance, from a social science perspective, pertaining (but not limited) to crime and justice. The paper could present research findings or consist in a comprehensive review of the international literature on a specific topic.
Although not limited to the themes listed hereafter, special interest is taken in:
- business or individual tax fraud and control thereof, including at the international level
- cybercrime and cybersecurity
- environmental crime and its control
- quantitative analysis.
The winners will be invited to present their research at a Déviance &Société conference in Paris in the Fall 2017
Their papers will then be published in the journal Déviance &Société.
The papers are to be written in French, with a character count between 50 000 and 75 000 (including blanks, notes and references). Their format should comply with the instructions to authors printed at the end of each Déviance&Société issue.
While submissions in English are allowed, the papers, if selected, will be published in French
The Committee in charge with the competition within the Déviance &Société Editorial Board will acknowledge receipt of the papers sent with the appending mention Junior Researcher Award 2017.
It will next hand over each paper to three reviewers for an anonymous evaluation. Each reviewer will notify the Committee an accept/reject evaluation.
The Committee will establish the final ranking of the accepted papers before 31 July 2017 and will select for publication a maximum of 7 among them.
The Committee’s decisions may not be appealed.