Alternative Criminology

The Alternative Criminology series addresses and encourages the ongoing development of new criminological perspectives that challenge conventional understandings of crime, justice, and social control. The series is founded on an eclectic, cutting-edge sensibility that seeks to broaden mainstream criminological thinking.


Jeff Ferrell, Texas Christian University, US and University of Kent, UK


Submissions should take the form of a 3-5 page proposal outlining the intent and scope of the project, its merits in comparison to existing texts, and the audience it is designed to reach. You should also include a detailed Table of Contents, 2-3 sample chapters, and a current copy of your curriculum vitae.  Please refer to NYU Press’ submission guidelines.

Submissions can be sent to the General Editor, or to Ilene Kalish, Executive Editor at NYU Press.