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8 August 2014

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Policy & Politics
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Evidence & Policy
Capturing complex realities: understanding efforts to achieve evidence-based policy and practice in public health

Journal of Poverty & Social Justice
Varieties of crisis, varieties of austerity: social policy in challenging times

Voluntary Sector Review
Public benefit and charitable status: Assessing a 20 year process of reforming the primary legal framework for voluntary activity in the UK

Families, Relationships & Societies
'I like rough pubs': exploring places of safety and danger in violent and abusive relationships

Critical and Radical Social Work
Targeting the 'hard to reach': re/producing stigma?

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 Journals now on Editorial Manager

We are pleased to announce that Evidence & PolicyPolicy & PoliticsVoluntary Sector Review, Families, Relationships and Societies, Journal of Poverty and Social Justice and Critical and Radical Social Work are now on Editorial Manager. Details on manuscript submission are available on individual journal pages. 

Third Sector Knowledge Portal 

Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) have launched the Third Sector Knowledge Portal. This includes individual articles of all the papers from Voluntary Sector Review: keywords, the abstract and information on how to access the full article. There is more information here.  

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice Cover

Tania Burchardt,
London School of Economics & Political Science, UK
Eldin Fahmy, University of Bristol, UK

Three issues per annum:
February, June and October
1759-8273 Online ISSN: 1759-8281

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About this journal

The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice provides a unique blend of high-quality research, policy and practice from leading authors in the field related to all aspects of poverty and social exclusion. 

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice on Editorial Manager

All submissions to Journal of Poverty and Social Justice should be made online at the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice Editorial Manager website:

If you are interested in poverty research, we encourage you to either register at, or log in to, the Editorial Manager site and specify your areas of interest so that you can be invited to support the journal by reviewing articles relevant to your expertise.


Policy and practice
Research highlights
Book Reviews

Call for papers

The journal welcomes papers from those working in the areas covered by the newly expanded remit.

Book reviews

Books for review should be sent to Rod Dacombe, Lecturer in Public Services Policy and Management, King’s College London, First Floor, 22 Kingsway, Strand Campus, London WC2B 6NR. Email:

What people are saying about the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

"The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice plays a unique role in mapping the vicissitudes of social policy and programmes in the new post-crisis world."
Ian Gough, London School of Economics & Political Science

"Edited by a very talented team, the
Journal of Poverty and Social Justice is a key journal in the field. Required reading for those interested in social security, the welfare state and justice and poverty - now far more widely defined." 
Danny Dorling, University of Sheffield

"The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice has its finger on the policy pulse with its timely and thoughtful articles by leading commentators on the poverty and welfare reform issues that are top of policy makers' and campaigners' agendas."
Kate Green, Chief Executive, Child Poverty Action Group

"…important reading for academics, practitioners and policy makers"
Alan Deacon, Professor of Social Policy, University of Leeds

"In the current climate of retrenchment, the Journal serves as an important
source of information on social policy issues and provides an excellent
forum for following the ongoing discourse on their impact."
Abraham Doron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Abstracting and indexing

The Journal of Policy and Social Justice is abstracted in the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Scopus, and Social Care Online.

Open Access options with Policy Press journals

Policy Press journals comply with the RCUK, NIH, Wellcome Trust and other funding agency mandates for Open Access publication of work they support.
Green Open Access Archiving has already been possible for some time, for more information see our policy on self archiving and institutional repositories. Gold Open Access Publishing (making articles freely available to the reader) is also now available upon payment of an Article Processing Charge. For further details please see Open Access options.


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