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Open Access Social Work Resources: Social Justice

Free and open access scholarly resources for social work practitioners during and after their time at Simmons.

Open Access Resources

Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum 
The mission of Catalyst is to bring together research and multimedia from multiple disciplines that is oriented toward the understanding and practice of social justice, broadly defined. 

Critical Social Work 
Aims to refine ideas about the individual and community, clarifying the relationship between interpersonal relations and institutional structures and identifying actions that promote both individual and community well-being. Full open access

Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology 
Aims to highlight 'engaged scholarship' and the very important social change work done by professionals and activists. Published by the Department of Counseling Psychology, Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. Full open access

Studies in Social Justice 
Articles on issues dealing with the social, cultural, economic, political, and philosophical problems associated with the struggle for social justice. This interdisciplinary journal aims to publish work that links theory to social change and the analysis of substantive issues. Full open access

Journal of Community Practice 
The Journal of Community Practice is an interdisciplinary journal grounded in social work. It is designed to provide a forum for community practice, including community organizing, planning, social administration, organizational development, community development, and social change. Open access to selected articles

Social Work and Society 
Social Work and Society is an international open access journal dedicated to critical analysis of the relationship between social work, social policy, the state and economic forces.

The mission of CulturedMed is to facilitate the provision of culturally competent healthcare to refugees and immigrants worldwide. Site includes profiles, group topics, bibliographies

Education, Citizenship and Social Justice
A peer-reviewed journal that provides a strategic forum for international and multi-disciplinary dialogue for all academic educators and educational policy-makers concerned with the meanings and form of citizenship and social justice