Current problems of social policy – theory and practice

Current problems of social policy – theory and practice is a peer-reviewed scientific journal. The journal is focused on social policy, social work and social services in the public administration. Its aim is an application of theoretical findings into practice, an application of work experience into scientific work, a representation of different aspects connected with those areas, a representation of new perspectives and an interconnection of scientific branches.

The journal is published 2x per year, on-line and in a printed version. Every article goes through a double-blind review procedure. The deadlines for paper submission are following:

  • 01. 01. 2014
  • 01. 07. 2014

At first,each submission is assessed by executive editor and by senior editor, who check whether the submission satisfies the journal requirements. If it does, they send the papers to the referees.

Referees elaborate evaluation reports in the form of a standard blank form (sent to referees by the executive editor). Referees evaluate the papers from content and formal point of view, a summary of comments for the author(s) is included. The referee recommendation to the editor should be one of the following:

  • Accept for publication.
  • Accept with minor revisions.
  • Accept with major revisions. 
  • Reject.

The Editorial Board reserves the right to return to the authors any manuscript that in their opinion is not suitable for publication in the journal, without expressly stipulating the reasons for doing so. Accepted articles for publication do not undergo linguistic proofreading.

Full-texts of the journal of published articles are available on-line on the web pages of the journal.

The journal is indexed in EBSCO Publishing, Open Access Journal and ProQuest.