Aim & Scope
International Social Work is the official journal of the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) and the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW).
International Social Work is a scholarly refereed journal designed to extend knowledge and promote international exchange in the fields of social work, social welfare, and community development. Its major focus is on the interaction between processes of globalisation and the development of social welfare at national level, as well as social work and community development locally. It aims at examining the meaning of international social work in practice and theory, and exploring how those concerned with social work and community development can engage with international issues. The journal also wants to encourage publication of comparative studies and cross-national research. International Social Work provides information on current international developments in education and training relevant to social work, social welfare and community development.
International Social Work is a scholarly refereed journal designed to extend knowledge and promote communication in the fields of social development, social welfare and human services. Its major focus is on international themes in the delivery of services, the functions of social work professionals and the education of social workers. Social policy and social service provision provide the context for this focus.
The journal places particular emphasis on articles concerned with comparative analysis and cross-national research. In each issue you will find discussions and analyses of trends and issues in social welfare policy and social work practice, with a scope extending far beyond any single country. International Social Work will also provide you with timely thematic issues dedicated to specific international developments both in the developing and developed world.
In International Social Work you will read about the very latest developments in social work and social welfare education and training taking place throughout the world.
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