Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Public Space: The Journal of Law and Social Justice is a peer reviewed, multi media, online, law journal which draws on cross disciplinary research and scholarship to address social justice issues of immediate and wide ranging concern. Public Space also includes an Open Space for non refereed contributions, including reviews, links to other journals or conferences, and discussion. Public Space is published twice a year in open access form by the Faculty of Law of the University of Technology, Sydney and UTSepress.


Section Policies


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Open Space

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Call for Papers

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Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to Public Space are reviewed by two independent peer referees who are qualified experts in the subject field. Authors and reviewers remain anonymous. Reviewers' recommendations are taken into consideration by the editors in determining publication and revisions.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Management Structure

Public Space is managed by a Board and an Editorial Committee. The Board A/Prof Rocque Reynolds Peter Alexander A/Prof Katherine Biber Penny Crofts Lesley Townsley Shaun McVeigh Rebecca Scott-Bray Editorial Collective Hashan Jayewardene Tom Fischer Ming Li Shelly White Jack Ellis Maria Makris Daniel Mulligan Meredith Gray Geraldine de Vries Kym Chapple



The views expressed in this journal are those of the authors and do not, and should not, be considered representative of Public Space: The Journal of Law and Social Justice or UTS ePRESS or the University of Technology, Sydney.