We compile citations and summaries of about 400 new articles every week.
Email Signup | RSS Feed

HELP: Tutorials | FAQ
CONTACT US: Contact info

SafetyLit Journal Details

We are unable to provide photocopies of any the articles and reports abstracted in SafetyLit updates. Where possible, links have been provided to the publisher of the material and contact information for the corresponding author is listed. Please consider asking your library to subscribe to the journals from which these abstracts have been gathered.

To recommend a journal for this list please: Send SafetyLit an Email Message

American journal of play

Abbreviation: Am. J. Play

Copyright: The Strong - National Museum of Play
Published by: University of Illinois Press

Publisher Location: Champaign, IL, USA

Journal Website:

Range of citations in the SafetyLit database: 2008; 1(1) -- 2017; 10(1)

Publication Date Range: 2008 --

Number of articles from this journal included in the SafetyLit database: 20
(Download all articles from this journal in CSV format.)

pISSN = 1938-0399

Find a library that holds this journal:

Journal Language(s): English

Aims and Scope (from publisher): An interdisciplinary publication of The Strong, the American Journal of Play® is a forum for discussing the history, science, and culture of play. The Journal aims to increase awareness and understanding of the role of play in learning and human development and the ways in which play illuminates cultural history.

The American Journal of Play is peer-reviewed and written in a straightforward style for wide readership of educators, psychologists, play therapists, sociologists, anthropologists, folklorists, historians, museum professionals, toy and game designers, policy makers, and others who consider play for a variety of reasons and from various perspectives.

In short, the American Journal of Play includes material that synthesizes and puts into perspective major themes of play scholarship; summarizes emerging areas of play research; presents significant new research about play; illuminates the important role of play in learning and human development throughout the life cycle; examines the interrelationship of play to other aspects of human endeavor; explicates social, cultural, educational, and public policy issues related to play; and explores cultural history through the world of play.