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Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal - CARSA

Child Abuse Research a South African Journal (CARSA) has been published biannually since 2000. It was SAPSE accredited in 2003 for articles published in the journal from 2004 onwards. This means that CARSA is a peer reviewed, fully accredited, professional journal and academics at higher education institutions receive credits if their articles are published in CARSA.

Articles for submission and Publishing Policy

The current editor of CARSA is Prof Michele Ovens. Articles should be submitted directly to the editor at
The publishing policy can be downloaded here:

Subscription to CARSA:

From 2015 and onward CARSA will only be published as an e-journal.
Paid up SAPSAC members receive online access to CARSA free of charge.

SAPSAC members may obtain their user id's and passwords from the SAPSAC secretary at

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