Editorial: Welcome to CDJ Plus

M. Carpenter
2012 Community Development Journal  
This issue announces an exciting new development, the launch of CDJ Plus (http://www.oxfordjournals.org/cdjc), a website extension of the Community Development Journal (CDJ) initiated by the CDJ Editorial Board with the help of Oxford University Press. CDJ Plus will connect readers of the CDJ to the wider community development world and promote discussion and exchange of information and ideas, between researchers, educators, practitioners, activists and citizens. CDJ Plus will involve two-way
more » ... l involve two-way communication, bringing the academically focused content of the journal to the notice of a wider audience while simultaneously providing readers of the journal with a portal into the wider community development world of policy, practice and campaigning. The articles in the Reflections section of CDJ will often provide the bridge across which this communication will flow connecting people within a wider community development 'community of practice'. At CDJ, we have recognized the need for such an additional platform for some time in order to disseminate a growing body of free, non-subscriber content. The Board has sponsored the production of publications which are provisional 'work in progress' like the 2010 'Glasgow Papers' involving critical reflections on community development from a Scottish perspective.
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