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About the journal

The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice provides an internationally unique forum for leading research on the themes of poverty and social justice. Focusing on poverty and social exclusion, the journal explores links with social security (including pensions and tax credits), employment, area regeneration, housing, health, education and criminal justice, as well as issues of ethnicity, gender, disability, and other social inequalities as they relate to social justice.

The Journal encompasses an original and exciting mix of scholarly research articles and lively policy- and practice-oriented discussions of topical questions.

Interdisciplinary and international in scope the journal is essential reading for academics, students, policy-makers and practitioners interested in poverty, social security, welfare and justice.

The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice welcomes submissions from those working in these areas across the globe. All research articles are peer-reviewed.

Testimonials

 

Philip Alston

Philip Alston


“The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice is clearly one of the best in the field, as I learned in preparing for my visit to the UK as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.”

Philip Alston is UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights and John Norton Pomeroy Professor, NYU Law School, USA

Daniel Beland

Daniel Béland


"Published by Policy Press, the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice features excellent scholarship social policy researchers and practitioners should read and engage with."


Daniel Béland is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Public Policy, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan