American Journal of Qualitative Research (AJQR) is pleased to announce a special issue on “Drugs and Drug Market” to be published in Spring 2020. The objective of this issue is to understand the current illegal drug market in various countries as a reference for policy makers and academics given the fact that qualitative research can provide more insight and information, which could be helpful for understanding the structure and dynamics of the illegal drug markets.
AJQR publishes purely qualitative research which includes but not limited to ethnography, interviews, content analysis, case studies, historical analysis and descriptive research. To that end, the guest editors welcome to have any manuscripts written in a variety of qualitative perspectives. We are specifically interested in having manuscripts from different countries and regions, which are coauthored by scholars and practitioners. The possible topics include, but are not limited to:
New Trends in Illegal Drug Market
New Psychoactive Substances
Drug Law Enforcement and Investigations
Drug Market in Correctional Institutions
Legal and Policy Changes in Illegal Drugs
Impact of Legalization / Decriminalization of Cannabis
Online Drug Market, Darknet and Cybercrimes
All manuscripts will be peer reviewed and should be between 3000-8000 words with an unstructured abstract of 150-200 words. Manuscripts must be written in English with APA format. The deadline for submission of the manuscript is March 31, 2020. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit their proposal (e.g., an abstract, a cover letter including authors’ name, title, institutional affiliation, and email address) to the guest editors, Dalibor Doležal (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Arif Akgul (email@example.com) by December 1, 2019.
For more information about the journal, please check its website.
Special Issue Editors:
Department of Criminology
University of Zagreb, Croatia
School of Criminology & Security Studies
Indiana State University, USA