Children & Society

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Children & Society  
Child. Soc.
Discipline Social work
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0951-0605 (print)
1099-0860 (web)

Children & Society is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research relating to children and young people. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the National Children's Bureau. The journal covers research and practice across a broad spectrum of topics, including: theories of childhood; children's everyday lives at home, school, and in the community; children's culture, rights, and participation; children's health and well-being; child protection, early prevention, and intervention. The current editors-in-chief are Rachel Thomson, Lindsay O'Dell, Heather Montgomery and Mary Jane Kehily.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 0.73, ranking it 18th out of 41 journals in the category "Social Work".[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Work". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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