The Journal of Development Practice

A Peer-Reviewed International Journal of Experiences from the Field

The Journal of Development Practice (JDP) is an endeavour of the Department of Social Work, Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati to create and provide a platform for socially conscious, aspiring academicians and emerging scholars to articulate their views and opinions in an academic and open ambiance.



Call of Papers


The Journal of Development Practice announces its runing call of papers under the following areas -

  • Multi and interdisciplinary in nature which are related to society and development – livelihoods, governance, health, urbanisation, disaster, criminology, entrepreneurship, human behaviour, education, gender, children, elderly, human rights, indigenous/tribal studies, technology, methodology, etc.
  • Views, opinions, essays, field notes, book reviews, research summaries and interviews.
Posted: 2016-11-10

Delay in publication


This is for information of all - The Journal of Development Practice is delaying its publication of the current forthcoming volume (annual issue) on ground of relocation of the office. Also those who had submitted articles for review process will get review notification by next week.

Thank you for your coperation. 

Posted: 2016-11-10
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Vol 2 (2015)

Table of Contents


Radical Social Work in North-East Regions of India PDF
Kamei Samson
Volunteering by Students in Higher Education: An Inter-cultural and Participatory Development Experience from Northeast India PDF
Jacob Islary, Yurthingla Phungshok
An Empirical Analysis on Urban-Rural Linkage in Mumbai Metropolitan Area PDF
Sohee Minsun Kim
City Size Distributions and Hierarchy among Cities in India PDF
Anchal Kumari
Children and Armed Conflict: Exploring the Approaches of Study PDF
Shagun Saklani Pande