This article covers some of the different approaches to policy evaluation. It considers some of the barriers to policy evaluation, the role of pilot studies, and what kinds of methods and evaluations may be most useful in a social policy context.
An international, peer-reviewed, scholarly online journal that aims to provide a forum for contemporary critical debates on the maternal understood as lived experience, social location, political and scientific practice, economic and ethical challenge, a theoretical question, and a structural dimension in human relations, politics and ethics.
Online journal of primary criminology research papers written by some of the most up and coming criminologists in their fields.
Although these criminology papers are not anonymously peer reviewed, like those in the articles section of the journal, primary research papers are reviewed and edited by the General Editor and members of the Editorial Board to ensure they meet the high standards of the Internet Journal of Criminology.
Online journal including presentations by Rob Allen, Kathleen Marshall and original articles by Michele Burman on the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, by Jenny Johnstone and Vivian Leacock on Managing equality in the criminal justice process, and by Simon Mackenzie on game theory and the evolution of cooperation in criminal justice policy.
Peer review academic journal aiming to promote comparative research on probation and community justice across Europe.
Online journal of freely available articles on youth related issues.
Since its first issue in 1986 the Social Services Research Group’s journal Research Policy and Planning has been one of the key research journals in the personal social services.
The journal is devoted to publishing work by researchers and practitioners in local and central government, other statutory authorities and voluntary agencies.
A journal of youth work, research and positive practices in work with young people.
Journal of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal of interest to social scientists, scholars in the humanities, disability rights advocates, creative writers, and others concerned with the issues of people with disabilities.
It represents the full range of methods, epistemologies, perspectives, and content that the multidisciplinary field of disability studies embraces.
An online, open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles in the field of integrated care on a continuous basis.