To provide you with further reading opportunities here are some journals that write about social inclusion and music therapy:

Journal of Music Therapy

The British Journal of Music Therapy seeks to advance research, theory, and practice in music therapy through the dissemination of scholarly work.

Its mission is to promote scholarly activity in music therapy and to foster the development and understanding of music therapy and music-based interventions. To this end, the journal publishes all types of research, including quantitative, qualitative, historical, philosophical, theoretical, and musical, and may include discipline, profession, and foundational research topics.

The journal strives to present a variety of research approaches and topics, to promote critical inquiry, and to serve as a resource and forum for researchers, educators, and clinicians in music therapy and related professions

Nordic Journal of Music Therapy

Nordic Journal of Music Therapy a place where you could get your voice heard. Have a thesis, or an essay to promote? Just upload it to the Nordic Journal and you could be sure it gets to the best target audience. The journal mostly reaches the 5 Nordic and the 3 Baltic countries, therefor it is considered regional, but with today’s technology, it could basically reach anybody who is interested in it.


Voices (journal): A World Forum for Music Therapy (published by the Grieg Academy Music Therapy research Centre (Bergen, NO)

The journal invites dialogue and discussion about music, health, and social change. The journal values inclusiveness and socio-cultural awareness and has increasingly nurtured a critical edge that refines the focus on cultural issues and social justice. Since its inception in 2001, the editors have been committed to developing an egalitarian and interdisciplinary forum so that multiple voices can be heard. This publication will encourage participation from every continent and will nurture the development of discussion and debate. Because culture has an important role in music and music therapy, we will encourage contributions that find their source in the cultural influences of each continental region.When you turn in an essay, a dissertation, a publication, an interview, whatever, it gets read by two reviewers anonymously.


Approaches (journal): an interdisciplinary journal of music therapy

Music Therapy Today

Music Therapy Today is a biannual journal, published by the World Federation of Music Therapy
Its purpose: to disseminate current knowledge and information about music therapy education, clinical practice, and research worldwide. Their target group: Educators, clinicians, and researchers in music therapy and related fields.

Music Therapy World

Aboves opposite is the Music Therapy World, which archive provides access to back issues of the online journal Music Therapy Today, conference reports, dissertations, videos, CDs, and books on music therapy.