The Journal That Couldn't Stop Citing Itself

In a four-paragraph editorial published in 2014, the "Journal of Criminal Justice" made 47 citations, all of other pieces that had appeared in the same publication.
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The Journal of Criminal Justice has been on a roll. Once considered a somewhat middling publication — not in the same league as top journals like Criminology and Justice Quarterly — it is now ranked No. 1 in the field according to its impact...

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