​List of eSocSci features journals A-Z 

ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies


The journal’s purpose is to provide a forum for the publication of critical work about space and place in the social sciences — including anarchist, anti-racist, autonomist, decolonial, environmentalist, feminist, Marxist, non-representational, postcolonial, poststructuralist, queer, situationist, and socialist perspectives. Analyses that are critical are understood to be part of the praxis of social and political change aimed at challenging, dismantling, and transforming prevalent relations, systems, and structures of colonialism, exploitation, oppression, imperialism, national aggression, environmental destruction, and neoliberalism.

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Action Learning and Action Research Journal


The Action Learning and Action Research Journal (ALARj) “promotes the study and practice of Action Learning (AL), Action Research (AR) and related approaches,” as well as fostering networking amongst Action Learning and Action Research communities globally. “The ALARj contains project reports, reflections on seminars and conferences, papers related to the theory and practice of action learning, action research and related approaches, and reviews of recent publications.”

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Action Learning: Research and Practice


Action Learning: Research & Practice publishes “articles which advance knowledge and assist the development of practice through the processes of action learning”. Articles are focused on the creation of theory, as “grounded in empirical observation of data and experience that widens understanding of action learning and research in professional and organisational settings”. The journal as a whole aims to help practitioners “gain new insights into their work and help them improve their effectiveness and contribution to their clients and the wider community”.

“Action learning is grounded in the approach pioneered by Reg Revans which holds that there can be no learning without action and no knowing without the effort to practise and implement what is claimed as knowledge. Because action learning promotes the creative integration of thinking & doing, theory & practice, academic & practitioner, contributors are asked to strive to hold these often diverse perspectives together. An important question in assessing papers will be: ‘Is this likely to help people in the further development of their practice in working with people, organisations and communities?’ Articles which cross the conventional boundaries of professions, organisations and communities are particularly welcome.” Wide ranging debate is encouraged, with reader responses and alternative views being published.

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Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work


Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal that provides a platform for research, analysis and scholarly debate on social work theory, policy and practice.

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Asia Pacific Viewpoint


Specialising in social and economic development in the Asia Pacific region.

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Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies


The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies (AJDTS) is an open-access, peer-reviewed electronic journal for collating and distributing original research into social aspects of natural hazards, disasters and related psychological trauma, with a focus on Australasia. Online versions can be downloaded here

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British Journal of Sports Medicine


British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) is a multimedia portal for authoritative original research, systematic reviews, consensus statements and timely debate in sport and exercise medicine (SEM) as well as clinical education and implementation success stories. BJSM’s web, print, video and audio material serves the international sport and exercise medicine community with the journal recognised as a leader in sports medicine social media: @BJSM_BMJ, podcasts, a blog and now its own app available via iTunes and Google Play. BJSM serves 25 sports medicine and sports physiotherapy societies who have over 12,000 members.

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Electronic journal of Australian and New Zealand history [electronic resource].


Peer reviewed journal; contains articles with Aboriginal Australian content across topics related to current research interest. An initiative supported by the Dept. of History, Melbourne University and the Dept. of History and Politics, James Cook University of North Queensland.

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Graduate Journal of Social Science (GJSS)


The Graduate Journal of Social Science (GJSS) is an open-access, peer reviewed, academic online journal focusing on methodological issues of interdisciplinary relevance.

The journal publishes three issues per year, one of which is thematic and one of which groups innovative and instructive papers from all disciplines. GJSS welcomes submissions from both senior and junior academics, thus providing a forum of publication and exchange among different generations engaged in interdisciplinary research.

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He Pukenga Kōrero: A Journal of Māori Studies


Kei te mihi rā ki ngā rau rangatira o te motu. Tēnā koutou katoa e pōkai kaha nei. Me tangi rā ki te hunga wairua kua okioki nei. E moe koutou katoa, takoto rawa iho. He Pukenga Kōrero, he nohonga tāngata.

He Pūkenga Kōrero is a refereed journal covering a wide range of articles in either Māori or English encompassing historical and contemporary issues relevant to Māori Studies. Priority is given to papers relevant to Māori language, or Māori cultural, social or economic development.

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Journal of New Zealand Studies


A peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal published by the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies. From 2014 onwards the JNZS was published on-line twice a year, in June and December.

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Kōtuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online


Kōtuitui aims to showcase the increasing number of collaborative research endeavours across the social sciences. Although of particular relevance to New Zealand, the journal’s subject matter is of worldwide relevance and interest to researchers in universities, research institutes, and other centres. The Māori name ‘Kōtuitui’ means ‘interweaving’, and reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the journal.

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Learning Ground


Learning Ground is a gateway to the latest national and international publications focusing on Indigenous education.
Learning Ground spans early childhood, post school education, adult learning, and encompasses areas such as cultural diversity, parent and community engagement, wellbeing, identity and oral language.
With over 9,100 searchable books, articles, conference papers and reports on Indigenous education from publishers in Australia and overseas, Learning Ground is an ideal first stop for policy makers, educators and graduate students.
Moreover, Learning Ground is an ideal place for scholars to disseminate their work to the national and international indigenous education community

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MEDIANZ: Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand


MEDIANZ:Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand is the new name for the New Zealand Journal of Media Studies, the back issues of which are archived on this site.

The Journal is also affiliated with the MEDIANZ list.

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New Zealand Communication Association/Te Roopu Whakaakoranga Whakapanga O Aotearoa


Welcome to the Communication Journal of New Zealand – He Kohinga Korero

From its inception, it has been clear that the New Zealand Communication Association has had a sense of purpose. Its leaders have been passionate about developing, nurturing and challenging a collegial group of professional communicators; and it is this drive that has resulted in the inaugural publication of the Communication Journal of New Zealand – He Kohinga Korero.

The CJNZ aims:

  • To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, research and experience in communication in Aotearoa New Zealand and Pasifika.
  • To encourage and enhance research and its professional application.
  • To explore and discuss communication issues in a bicultural and multicultural society.
  • To promote the effectiveness of business practice through research and add value to the knowledge economy.
  • To explore and exploit opportunities presented by technology.

Subscribe to CJNZ

All NZCA members receive a subscription to the CJNZ. The journal is published at least once a year.

Contributions to the journal

Contributors are reminded that manuscripts need to be received twelve weeks prior to publishing to allow time for the double blind reviewing process.

Past editions of the CJNZ will be available to view shortly. Our online archive will include the abstract for each article published and is currently under construction. Please check back for updates.

If you wish to submit a paper to the New Zealand Communication Journal contact the editor, Prue Cruickshank pcruickshank@unitec.ac.nz, for details of this option.

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New Zealand Geographer


Peer reviewed journal concentrating on human geography as it relates to New Zealand.

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New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies


The New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies has been published since June 1999, when it became the official journal of the New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA)

The journal is published twice a year, in June and December, and contains a mixture of academic articles and reviews, from contributors both within and outside New Zealand. All submitted articles are refereed.

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New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies/Te Hautaki Mātai Mātauranga o Aotearoa


The New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies Te Hautaki Mātai Mātauranga o Aotearoa (NZJES) is the official journal of the New Zealand Association for Research in Education.

The aim of NZJES is to nurture and promote educational research. The journal is both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary in approach. It includes original reports, critical reviews of educational theory and policy, discussions and commentaries on conceptual and methodological issues in educational research, reports on research in progress, and book reviews.

The co-editors of NZJES for 2018 are Leon Benade and Georgina Stewart. All manuscripts must be submitted electronically via the Springer Editorial Manager system. This link also contains details of publication guidelines, which are reproduced here.

The journal editors will consider Themed Sections comprised of a group of papers on a common theme within any issue. Groups of papers can be suggested to the editors as a theme for any issue. These will still go through the usual peer review process.

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New Zealand Journal of Geography


Both land and human geography.

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New Zealand Journal of History


The New Zealand Journal of History is New Zealand’s premier journal for academic writing on New Zealand history and includes contributions from New Zealand’s most famous historians.

It has been published by the Department of History at the University of Auckland since 1967.

This online version of the New Zealand Journal of History was developed by staff from Digital Services at The University of Auckland Library.

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New Zealand Journal of Psychology


Three issues per volume/year (March, July and November). Distributed to NZPsS Members and subscribers in NZ and internationally. Content may include manuscripts in any substantive area of psychology, and book reviews.

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New Zealand Medical Journal


A peer reviewed twice-monthly periodical for medical practitioners in New Zealand.

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New Zealand Sociology


New Zealand Sociology is an international journal that aims to promote research, thought and debate on issues relating to Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond. Our sociological vision is an expansive one. We welcome work that is theoretical, empirical, comparative, historical, policy-oriented and polemical. Scholarship by, or relating to, Māori and Pasikifa peoples, is strongly encouraged. New Zealand Sociology is the official journal of the Sociological Association of Aotearoa (NZ).

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NZ Economic Papers


The New Zealand Economic Papers is a fully peer-reviewed and internationally recognized scholarly journal whose main objective is to publish research articles on any aspect of economics and economic history.

New Zealand Economic Papers publishes research of the highest quality from leading international scholars in all areas of economics. The journal also serves as an outlet for world class research on important economic and policy issues relevant to New Zealand, the Pacific, Australia, and Asia. The journal will consider survey and review articles related to the journal’s aims.

To submit to New Zealand Economic Papers, go to: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/rnzp.

The Editor-in-Chief is NZAE Council member Gail Pacheco, Auckland University of Technology, and Arthur Grimes, Motu, is Co-Editor. They are supported by several Associate Editors and an Editorial Board drawn from New Zealand and international institutions.

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Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies


Sites seeks multidisciplinary perspectives on the study of societies and cultures of the wider Pacific region. We welcome work from authors in the fields of anthropology, culture studies, indigenous studies, Maori studies, sociology, history, gender, linguistics, and ethnomusicology.

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Social Policy Journal of New Zealand


The Social Policy Journal of New Zealand was published between 1993 and 2011 by the Centre for Social Research and Evaluation at the Ministry of Social Development. It was a forum for public debate on social policy.

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The Journal of the Polynesian Society


The Polynesian Society is a non-profit organization based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Founded in 1892, the Society’s aim was the scholarly study of past and present New Zealand Māori and other Pacific Island peoples and cultures. It has pursued this aim primarily through the Journal of the Polynesian Society, a quarterly publication begun at the Society’s inception and enduring to the present.

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Women’s Studies Journal


The Women’s Studies Journal is a biannual, open access, peer reviewed academic journal established by the Women’s Studies Association. The Journal has a primary, but not exclusive focus on women’s studies in Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Pacific. It contains articles from a wide range of feminist positions and disciplinary backgrounds. The Editorial Collective encourages papers which address women’s experience, explore gender as a category of analysis, and further feminist theory and debate.

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