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American Journal of Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 332)
American Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 275)
Annual Review of Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 226)
Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 165)
Social Forces     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 86)
Information, Communication & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 72)
Social Problems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 72)
International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 67)
Comparative Studies in Society and History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 55)
European Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
Critical Studies on Terrorism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
Anthropological Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 53)
Journal of Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51)
Sociology of Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Current Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48)
Qualitative Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 47)
The British Journal of Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 47)
Sociological Methods & Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
International Political Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43)
City & Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
AlterNative : An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 41)
Critical Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
Ageing & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
Comparative Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
European Journal of Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Mental Health and Social Inclusion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Journal of European Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Acta Sociologica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
The Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Journal of Victorian Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Journal of Poverty and Social Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Contemporary Sociology : A Journal of Reviews     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
Sociology of Health & Illness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
International Journal of Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Critical Discourse Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Games and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Health and Social Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Design and Culture : The Journal of the Design Studies Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Sociological Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
International Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Judgment and Decision Making     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
International Review for the Sociology of Sport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Journal of Sociolinguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Ethnicities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Rural Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
City, Culture and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Sociology of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of Family Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Sociological Methodology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Social Psychology Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Emotion Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Social Networks     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
American Behavioral Scientist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Urban Research & Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Journal of International and Intercultural Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
The Sociological Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Family & Community History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
International Studies in Sociology of Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
African and Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Research in Organizational Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Cities in the 21st Century     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Journal of Cognition and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Sociological Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
American Sociologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
African Identities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Health Sociology Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
European Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Heritage & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Policy History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Public Relations Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology     Partially Free   (Followers: 14)
Society and Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Comparative Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Historical Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Philosophy & Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Berliner Journal für Soziologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Sport in Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Alternative Spirituality and Religion Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Symbolic Interaction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Communication Monographs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Global Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Classical Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Family Relations     Partially Free   (Followers: 11)
Applied Research in Quality of Life     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Sociology Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Sociological Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Sociological Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Environnement Urbain / Urban Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Advertising & Society Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Crime, Histoire & Sociétés     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Cultures & conflits     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Studies in Latin American Popular Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Journal for the Study of Radicalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue Canadienne De Sociologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Clio. Femmes, Genre, Histoire - Articles     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Catalyst : A Social Justice Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Metaphor and Symbol     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Teaching Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Canadian Social Science     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Sociologia Ruralis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
East Central Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Journal of Prevention & Intervention Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Political Power     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Anthropologie et Sociétés     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Sociological Inquiry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Canadian Journal of Sociology / Cahiers canadiens de sociologie     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Caribbean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Revista Mexicana de Sociologí­a     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Bronte Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Sociological Research Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Chinese Sociology & Anthropology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Race/Ethnicity : Multidisciplinary Global Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Cross-cultural Communication     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Nordic Journal of Migration Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Japanese Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Sexuality Research and Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Sociologie du Travail     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Surveillance and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Arabian Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Ateliers d'anthropologie     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Gender and Behaviour     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Family Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Contexts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Review of Sociology: Revue Internationale de Sociologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Senses and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Genre, sexualité & société     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Sociolinguistic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Revista de Psicología Social, International Journal of Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Critical Horizons     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Critical Realism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Contemporary Pacific     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Cuban Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
New Zealand Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Canadian Journal of Women and the Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Études françaises     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Ethnologies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Group Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Mathematical Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Studia Iranica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Visitor Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Aztlan : A Journal of Chicano Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
BMS: Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de Méthodologie Sociologique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Genre & histoire     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Meridians : feminism, race, transnationalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Contributions to Indian Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Italian Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Criminologie     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Public and Professional Sociology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Sociologie et sociétés     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Historical Pragmatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
The Tocqueville Review/La revue Tocqueville     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Social Dynamics: A journal of African studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Islamic Law and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Contemporary Family Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
The Social Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Good Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Sociological Spectrum: Mid-South Sociological Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Revue de la régulation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Transatlantica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
SociologieS - Articles     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Recherches féministes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Lien social et Politiques     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Enfances, Familles, Générations     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Sustainable Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Seminar : A Journal of Germanic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Chrétiens et sociétés     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sociology Mind     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Loisir et Société / Society and Leisure     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Appreciative Inquiry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Caderno CRH     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
COnTEXTES     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cahiers de l'Urmis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revue Internationale De Securite Sociale     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Política y sociedad     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Ethnic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Landscapes of Violence     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Diversité urbaine     Full-text available via subscription  
Ciencia e Cultura     Open Access  
Studies in American Naturalism     Full-text available via subscription  
Southern Cultures     Full-text available via subscription  
Liinc em Revista     Open Access  
World Cultures eJournal     Open Access  
Spaces for Difference: An Interdisciplinary Journal     Open Access  
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access  
Tracés     Open Access  
Socio-logos     Open Access  

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  • Peacebuilding Strategies in Nigeria’s Ethnic Space: Specific Focus on
           Conflict-Spot in Kaduna Communities

    • Authors: Kazeem Oyedele Lamidi; Oluseyi Idowu Olaleye, Bisiriyu Abiodun Taleat
      Abstract: This paper contextualised the subject matter and its strategies by providing insights on the development, peace and conflict in the Nigerian environment; explicating the peace and conflict impact assessment; exposing the causal factors for communal conflict; and analysing the strategies across the main tribes in Nigeria with specific focus on Kaduna communities. It drew largely on secondary sources whose contents were explicitly analysed for this contextual discourse. It found out that there were internal mechanisms put in place towards engendering peace building across the major tribes in Nigeria. It enlisted obtainable peacebuilding strategies in Kaduna communities. It concluded that a remarkable feature of the peace building strategies is that it does not only aim at conflict resolution, but also ensures peaceful co-existence scenes and harmonious relationships between and among conflicting people or communities. However, the latter still remains challenging owing to a low human development index and civic orientations.
      PubDate: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • The Dearth of Democracy in South Africa: ANC’s Factionalism, State
           Capture Inquiry, and Riots

    • Authors: Munhuweyi Kenneth Takudzwa
      Abstract: The 2020 Covid 19 pandemic came with good and bad news across the globe. The South African government had its most challenging moment, which found intra-party elite cohesion over state capture inquiry and corruption triggering riots in Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal. In South Africa weather they will be democratic deepening or decay will be unveiled in the article proffering for alternative solutions to resolve future conflicts in the country. Nevertheless, the article did not dispute the institutional democracy in South Africa as one of the African leading democratic state. The research used the socio-economic and political psychological analysis to unveil the July 2021 riots in South Africa. An ethnographical approach was utilized to enrich the study phenomenon, gathering data through documentary review, and multimedia platforms.
      PubDate: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • Ensuring Victims’ Participation in the Criminal Justice of

    • Authors: Khandaker Farzana Rahman
      Abstract: It is seen that if the main actors in a criminal justice framework are to be identified, the most commonly identified would be the alleged, his legal representative, the prosecutor and the judge. In our current legal system, the victim appears to be one of the overlooked and disregarded parties, when in reality they should be considered a vital stakeholder in the criminal justice process to secure justice. Due to adversarial legal system in Bangladesh the burden of proof lies upon the prosecution or victim in a criminal proceeding. There is hence no comprehensive law securing rights and participation of victims in criminal justice system though few supports exist for them. In accessing the justice system, victims face numerous challenges and the plight of crime victims continues to go from bad to worse. In this background, the research relies on qualitative methods to explore their status, participation and challenges in the justice system and lastly recommends how to make the justice system victim oriented.
      PubDate: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • Bystander Attitudes to Hearing Family Violence: An Australian Survey

    • Authors: Elspeth McInnes
      Abstract: Male violence against women and children is a pernicious global problem responsible for a high burden of injury, illness, and premature death across societies and cultures. Socio-cultural beliefs, attitudes, and practices underpin the conduct of perpetrators, targets, bystanders, and responding service providers, including police, health, and social welfare services. Bystanders’ willingness to act to help targets of family violence is a key dimension framing the social environment of using violence against family members. An anonymous internet survey of 464 Australians, mainly women, identified that around three-quarters of respondents would respond if they heard a cry for help from a nearby home. Most said they would call the police. The key deterrents to taking action were fears for their safety and their confidence that calling the police would lead to effective action. Despite their willingness to act, most believed that the typical Australian public would not do so. They attributed reluctance to take action to bystanders’ fears for their safety, beliefs that it was not their business, and not wanting to get involved. Respondents wanted more financial, housing, and legal support for victims of violence to end abusive relationships. Nationally consistent FDV laws, changes to media reporting, and school-based education were nominated as key strategies to prevent and reduce family and domestic violence.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • Experiencing Relative Deprivation as True Crime: Applying Cultural
           Criminology to the Qanon Superconspiracy Theory

    • Authors: Deirdre Caputo-Levine; Jacob Harris
      Abstract: This essay builds upon earlier studies of the QAnon superconspiracy theory by applying cultural criminology as a framework to investigate the significance of QAnon and the events that facilitated the rise of the superconspiracy and the associated political movement. QAnon has had multiple impacts that should be of interest to criminologists. In the United States, QAnon was involved with the 2020 election, as adherents believed messages posted by "Q" referred to President Trump as a messiah and Trump tacitly acknowledged the group. In addition, QAnon has international influence, most recently in the "trucker" convoy in Canada and anti-vaccine protests in New Zealand and Germany. This essay utilizes cultural criminology to introduce the framework of relative deprivation theory and emphasize the importance of the gaze from above and below in structuring relative deprivation. In addition, we discuss the role of cultural understandings of victimization in shaping ideology and physical frameworks used by QAnon.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • The Politics of Exploitation and Oppression, British Colonization, and
           Chinese Involvement in Zimbabwe

    • Authors: Munhuweyi Kenneth Takudzwa
      Abstract: In an analog philosophy by Lobengula of the chameleon and the fly, he unveiled the British occupation of Zimbabwe, which I equally translated or is similar to the 21st-century Chinese involvement in Zimbabwe. In understanding the exploitative nature of colonial and post-colonial politics, the research offered a comparative analysis of the British and Chinese involvement in Zimbabwe. The post-colonial economic colonization neo-colonialism, similar to dependency theory proponents, found the African continent under exploitation and oppression in her post-independence. The researcher utilized qualitative research of documentary review, online sources, and virtual ethnography to unveil and enrich the study phenomenon.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • Understanding the Decision-Making Process of Women to Engage in Cohabiting

    • Authors: Nathaniel Phuti Kgadima; Goitseone Emelda Leburu
      Abstract: Despite the extensive literature on cohabitation, there is scant literature that explores women’s decisions to engage in cohabitation. Drawing on the theory of planned behaviour and a qualitative research approach, this article explores the decision-making processes among women to engage in cohabitation. For some women, cohabitation was preceded by a clear conversation about the intention to marry. The second group of women described cohabitation as an expression of autonomy and independence by rejecting traditionally prescribed conventions such as marriage. When the promise of marriage fails to materialise, some women become increasingly disillusioned and opt to terminate their co-residence relationships in order to negotiate marriage as an option with their partners. This article utilised purposively and snowball sampling to gather data and this was through semi-structured interviews. This data was analysed thematically, and the results show a preponderance of a desire for autonomy that is checked by the harsh persistence of disempowering narratives. Further research is needed to establish patterns of autonomy in cohabiting partners.
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • The Inherent Limitations of Gender-Based Violence to the Exclusion of
           LGBTIQ: A Guide for Social Workers

    • Authors: Goitseone Emelda Leburu; Nathaniel Phuti Kgadima, Kgashane Johannes Malesa
      Abstract: Drawing from the queer theory, this article strives to understand the scourge of gender-based violence against members of the homosexual community through a literature review. There is a gap in understanding this scourge against LGBTIQ. Additionally, there is a dearth of research on GBV within the social work fraternity despite the profession’s mandate to protect vulnerable groups. A comprehensive understanding of this hate crime is critically important in the current times where incidents of violence based on one’s gender are on the rise in South Africa. Social workers are in a privileged position to educate communities about these appalling crimes and to inform inclusive policies to curb this pandemic against members of the homosexual community.
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • Risk Factors of Substance abuse among University Students: An Exploratory

    • Authors: Hlengiwe P. Gasa; Sazelo Mkhize, Kemist Shumba, Samuel F. Cinini, Nirmala D. Gopal
      Abstract: Substance abuse is a significant problem among tertiary level students, with alcohol/drug use associated with increased prevalence of negative outcomes, including diminished academic performance, social-interpersonal difficulties, and engaging in risky behaviours. To explore risk factors associated with substance abuse among university students, a qualitative approach was adopted. Twenty on-campus residents were selected through purposive sampling. To elicit their views in-depth interviews were used. Data were thematically analysed, and engendered themes were identified. The findings revealed that various kinds of substances are abused by university students, which include codeine, marijuana (weed), and alcohol. Substance abuse is a kind of behaviour that students either learn or do intentionally, despite their foreknowledge of the negative effects and the risk factors such as peer pressure, stress, and depression. The study concludes that university students are aware of the various negative effects of substance abuse, but they mostly justify it as a way of coping with academic pressure.
      PubDate: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • Inmates in the Role of the "Wounded Healer": The Virtuous of Peer-to-Peer
           Programs in Prison

    • Authors: Ety Elisha
      Abstract: Researchers in the field of crime desistance have recently focused on the strength-based role of the "wounded healer" or "professional-ex", as exemplified by former addicts and prisoners who desist from crime and recover through the professional practice of peer mentoring. Studies point to the many benefits inherent in the role of the “wounded healer” for incarcerated people employed in peer-based rehabilitation roles. These benefits can include opportunities to experience accomplishments and an increasing sense of ability and self-worth. Additional benefits include acquiring a new meaning and purpose in life, the development of a new self-identity, increasing feelings of belonging and satisfaction from life, and a stronger commitment to avoid crime. These findings suggest that formerly incarcerated individuals can form positive, pro-social relationships with their peers and serve as positive role models for them. The purpose of the present article is to review the current literature on peer-to-peer programs currently implemented in Western prisons, to establish and expand them, as a means of improving the rehabilitation efforts of present and past prisoners. It is recommended to examine the preservation of their benefits and effectiveness in the long run, both for aid providers and recipients.
      PubDate: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +000
  • Criminal Law and Neuroscience: Theory and Practice in the Italian

    • Authors: Ciro Grandi
      Abstract: The debate on the impact on criminal justice of the empirical evidence offered by techniques of brain exploration and behavioral genetics shows no sign of diminishing, fed by literature now boundless and by case law in constant growth. In the Italian system, the impact of neuroscience at trial is still rather limited and substantially confined to its sedes naturalis, that is to say, the insanity defense. Even in this area, however, there is a very cautious, if not sometimes distrustful, attitude on the part of the courts, still doubtful about the epistemological reliability of neuroscientific evidence. The interdisciplinary dialogue is called upon to help overcome uncertainties and resistance, to avoid the underestimation of data endowed – albeit in a complementary and integrative function – with an increasingly objective value. Summary: 1. Foreword. - 2. Neuroscience: an outline. - Neuroscience and criminal law in the light of the radical-revolutionary model. - 4. Neuroscience and criminal law in the light of the moderate-compatibilist model. - 5. An overview of the use of “neuroscientific evidence” in practice - 6. Neuroscience and the evaluation of criminal capacity: a first assessment. - 7. The (still) limited impact of neuroscience in the Italian criminal trial. Diagnosis and prognosis. – 8. Conclusions.
      PubDate: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +000
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