Aims and Scope of the Journal

Family Upbringing” is a journal dedicated to the problems of the family in historical and contemporary terms. It publishes original research papers by Polish and foreign authors, constituting a contribution to the humanistic-social discourse on the family, being both research reports and theoretical treatises. The published texts belong mainly to such research disciplines as the history of upbringing and pedagogy of the family, however, more and more often representatives of other sub-disciplines of pedagogy, as well as psychology, sociology, archaeology, philosophy, philology, law, and health sciences or physical culture express their opinions in the pages of “Family Upbringing”.
The idea of establishing a periodical with a nationwide - and then international - range, which would take up the broadly understood problems of the family about the past and present, was conducted at the beginning of 2010. The initiators intended to integrate representatives of various scientific disciplines around the title upbringing in the family.

The following aims have been set for the Journal:
  • to publish research papers by representatives of various research disciplines who address the issues of family, upbringing, and education, and whose texts bring new content to science and propose contemporary practical solutions,
  • to treat the Journal as a tribune of academic discourse,
  • to provide information on research carried out in the subject area in question,
  • to exchange historical and contemporary thought on the family between Polish and foreign centres,
  • to create a field for the perception of historical thought and past practice for contemporary theoretical and practical solutions relating to the family: its support, assistance, and care,
  • to compare theoretical and practical achievements in the field of upbringing in the family in the historical and contemporary context in different countries,
  • to promote the achievements of Polish theoretical and practical thought in the field of upbringing in the family in the circle of Polish theoreticians and practitioners and the international arena,
  • to integrate scientific communities and representatives of practice in Poland and abroad.

Recipients of the Journal
The journal “Family Upbringing” is a tribune for the professional exchange of research thought on family, upbringing, and education that takes place between academic centres in Poland and abroad. Its recipients are representatives of various scientific disciplines (pedagogy, history of upbringing, psychology, sociology, law, philosophy, philology, as well as health and physical culture sciences, etc.), focusing their research around the triad of family - upbringing - education.

“Family Upbringing” also serves to popularise the most recent knowledge concerning the above-mentioned issues among all reflective theoreticians and practitioners, as well as among students of various faculties and specialisations preparing for professional work focused on the human as a social being.

The journal “Family Upbringing” is user-friendly for all recipients. It has been adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities through the implementation of WCAG 2.1. AA guidelines, which allow barriers to the use of the digital platform to be removed for all users. The developed WCAG 2.1. AA guideline standards target a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, and language, among others. By meeting the requirements of WCAG 2.1.AA, web content will also become usable for seniors. By applying the WCAG 2.1.AA guidelines, a website becomes more user-friendly in terms of code, content, and operation. The implementation of the WCAG 2.1.AA standard provides a modern and easy-to-use website for people with special needs through the use of, among other things: a contrasting version of the site, a mechanism for changing font sizes, the ability to operate the site using the keyboard with the active element, accessibility keys, and a structured header layout.
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