International Journal of Disability and Social Justice

The International Journal of Disability and Social Justice is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Pluto Journals that contributes to the field of interdisciplinary Disability Studies. 

Print ISSN: 2732-4036 / e-ISSN: 2732-4044. 

This journal is sponsored by the International Disability Alliance (IDA) 

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International Journal of Disability and Social Justice (IJDSJ)


About the Journal

The International Journal of Disability and Social Justice (IJDSJ) is a new international and interdisciplinary journal in the field of Disability Studies, providing an outlet for scholars and academic-activists. Launching in 2021, the Journal will be of interest and use to the broader community of disabled people and their allies, who are working to challenge injustices and build inclusive societies. The Journal and its companion Digest (an open-access publication published alongside with summaries of articles) will publish cutting-edge scholarship and research by authors concerned with challenging injustices related to disability.


Aims & Scope

IJDSJ understand Disability Studies to include Critical Disability Studies, Ability Studies and Studies in Ableism. The Journal recognise the connections between Disability Studies and allied fields including Deaf Studies, Mad Studies and Critical Autism Studies. Authors from these fields are warmly invited authors to submit to and engage with the Journal.

Given the Journal’s focus on social justice, many contributions will draw upon ideas developed in the broad fields of:

  • Socio-Legal Studies and Human Rights
  • Critical Sociologies
  • Political Science
  • Social and Public Policy
  • Philosophy/Ethics/Theology
  • Radical/Critical Social Work, Health and Psy- Sciences
  • Inclusive Education
  • Critical Management/Business Studies
  • Inclusive Design


Journal Information

The Journal will initially be published 3-4 times per year.


Editor-in-Chief & Chair of Editorial Executive

Editorial Assistant

Executive Editors



International Advisors

Editorial Board

Reviews Sub-Editors


Contact Information

The Journal's Editorial Executive:

Publisher Pluto Journals: Eve Kanram <>


We ask authors to please read our Journal Ethics Statement and Guidance for Authors documents (under DOWNLOADS below) when preparing their manuscripts and before submitting to the journal. The Guidance for Authors also includes information on journal style.

Both documents have been written by the Journal’s Executive Committee, assisted by and in consultation with the Journal’s Editorial Board. 

Authors may also wish to read the template Permissions Form, supplied by Pluto Journals (under DOWNLOADS below). When an article is accepted for IJDSJ, authors will be required to sign this form prior to publication. It explains their rights.

IJDSJ will strive to make decisions on submissions within 4 months but should there be delays, authors will be kept informed.

How to submit

Submissions should be sent to the I.J.D.S.J. Executive Editors via email: 

Please make sure you:

1. Write ‘Submission’ in the email subject heading

2. Include all relevant attachments to your email

You will receive an auto-reply to acknowledge receipt of your email. If you do not receive this, then this may mean that your email has not been delivered. Please resend.


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