Journal of Disability Policy Studies (JDPS)

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Published: 4 times/year
ISSN: 10442073 (print)
ISSN: 15384802 (electronic)


The Journal of Disability Policy Studies helps decipher complex legislation, explain problems and concerns driving current public policy, and unravel the tangled philosophies surrounding controversial ethical issues.

Articles possess interdisciplinary appeal, with implications in fields such as

  • Education
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Public Health
  • Family Studies
  • Medicine
  • Social Work
  • Public Administration

Aims & Scope

Among the types of manuscripts considered for publication are brief reports of methodological or conceptual contributions, discussions of issues related to disability policy, reviews of policy-related research across disciplines, and policy forum for timely, provocative material not usually found in an academic journal.