Social Work and Policy Studies: Social Justice, Practice and Theory

A new online, open access social work and social policy journal published by Social Work and Policy Studies, University of Sydney through the University of Sydney Library. More details are forthcoming. Please register to be informed when submissions are open or a new issue is published.

 

Social Work and Policy Studies: Social Justice, Practice and Theory aims to provide a platform for those advancing knowledge and debate on any aspect of social justice-informed social work, social policy, practice or theory.

With a goal of publishing twice yearly, the journal welcomes submissions that explore questions of: social injustice; inequity; systemic and/or individual oppression; the power dynamics of social relations such as race, class, gender, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, age, region, political economy; questions engaging with intersectionality and multiple oppressions; and various forms of resistance, social change, social policy and social justice initiatives.  


Editors

Donna Baines, University of Sydney, Australia

Jude Irwin (Emeritus), University of Sydney, Australia

Margot Rawsthorne, University of Sydney, Australia


Editorial Board

Malcolm Carey, University of Chester, UK

Bonnie Freeman, McMaster University, Canada

Paul Michael Garrett, NUI Galway, Republic of Ireland

Lindsey Napier (Emeritus), University of Sydney, Australia

Frank Wang, National Chen Chi University, Taiwan

 

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS – SPECIAL EDITION

 

CURRENT DEBATES AND DILEMMAS IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

Are you a community development worker? Are you keen to contribute to current debates and scholarship around your practice? We are seeking contributions to our on-line journal, Social Work and Policy Studies: Social Justice, Practice and Theory.


Writing workshops are being planned to support practitioners turn their ideas and experiences into manuscripts. If you want to know more please contact either  Amanda Howard (Amanda.howard@sydney.edu.au)

or Margot Rawsthorne (margot.rawsthorne@sydney.edu.au).

 

Social Work and Policy Studies: Social Justice, Practice and Theory aims to provide a platform for those advancing knowledge and debate on any aspect of social justice-informed social work, social policy, practice or theory.

With a goal of publishing twice yearly, the journal welcomes submissions that explore questions of: social injustice; inequity; systemic and/or individual oppression; the power dynamics of social relations such as race, class, gender, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, age, region, political economy; questions engaging with intersectionality and multiple oppressions; and various forms of resistance, social change, social policy and social justice initiatives.  Our first edition is available at https://openjournals.library.sydney.edu.au/index.php/SWPS/index

Author Guidelines

Articles are to be 6,000 words, including references and should include original research or a review and critical analysis of social policy or social work practice applications. Articles should be scholarly and theoretically-based or informed. Articles reporting original research should include research methods and appropriate literature. Submissions from all national and regional contexts are welcome. Collaborative submissions are especially encouraged.

Authors are strongly encouraged to adhere to the guidelines detailed below. This saves time in later stages of copy editing and production. Articles may be returned to authors if they do not comply with the format guidelines.

Please submit through the journal website. 

 

Submission Deadline

30th September, 2018






Vol 1, No 001 (2018): Critical Engagements in Aging and Care

Table of Contents

Special issue on critical engagements with aging and care

Donna Baines, Frank T.Y. Wang
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Articles

Sheila M. Neysmith
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I-An Gao
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Donna Baines, Pat Armstrong
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Ruth Phillips
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Goetz Ottmann
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General articles

Charlotte Francesca Williams, Maša Mikola
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Rebecca Howe
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