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Journal of Social Policy
  • ISSN: 0047-2794 (Print), 1469-7823 (Online)
  • Frequency: 4 issues per year

The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.

Please note that the Journal of Social Policy publishes Articles and Book Reviews. JSP does not publish special issues or systematic literature reviews.

The Journal of Social Policy is part of the 'Social Policy Package', with Social Policy and Society

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