Rajagiri Journal of Social Development (ISSN 0973-3086) as a peer-reviewed bi-annual journal was launched at the time of the golden jubilee celebration of the Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in 2005. The purpose of the journal is to disseminate field-based and field-related knowledge in the area of social development. The journal will benefit both academicians and practitioners who are interested and involved in programmes and activities of social development.
The journal has the following specific objectives:
(i) Contributing to professionalism in social development through publication of indigenous theoretical and empirical material on relevant issues and action programmes concerning social development.,
(ii) Providing a forum for professionals and practitioners to engage with debates and issues on social development activities and documentation of their field experiences, and
(iii) Encouraging educators and academics to produce field-related publications to strengthen their linkage and interaction with the field level workers.
The Journal has the following regular features
· Research Articles
· Development Practice
· From the Field
· Book Reviews
Editorial Board-Rajagiri Journal of Social Development
Mathew Vattathara CMI
M.K George S.J
Joseph I Injodey
The journal welcomes contributions from academicians and practitioners on theoretical themes, field experiences, programmes/projects of agencies engaged in social development. Rajagiri Journal of Social Development is published in English every June and December.The Journal is registered with the Registrar of Newspapers for India: No. KERENG/2009/33545. It is also included in the ProQuest electronic publishing programs.