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Social Studies Research and Practice

Social Studies Research and Practice

ISSN: 1933-5415

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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New to Emerald for 2017

Aims and Scope

The Social Studies Research and Practice journal is a peer-reviewed, electronic journal that focuses on providing a venue for P–16 social studies research and practice manuscripts, lesson plans, reviews, and issues related to higher-level learning outcomes.

  • Provide forums for the online dissemination of research and practice in social studies (P-16)
  • Disseminate ideas that enhance the practical aspects of social studies 
  • Further knowledge and understanding of powerful and innovative research and practice in social studies 
  • Foster debate about the implementation of meaningful social studies research 

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Social Studies Research and Practice welcomes the submissions of quality research articles, research notes, literature reviews and review essays addressing research and practice of social studies.

Submissions from all social studies disciplines (P-16), as well as from interdisciplinary perspectives, are welcome. Each submission is rigorously refereed using a double-blind peer review process with reviewers from relevant disciplines.  

Please visit the journal’s Author Guidelines for more information on submitting your manuscripts to Social Studies Research and Practice.

Social Studies Research and Practice is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Education eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Education eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.