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About JSWGC

Aim and Scope:

JSWGC recognizes that social work is a global phenomenon with a myriad of contributors and perspectives. JSWGC is a scholarly peer reviewed journal designed to promote research in the practice of international social work with a focus on social change. The journal provides a venue for the publication of articles regarding social change and the practice of social work. JSWGC provides high level research, literature and book reviews and thought pieces related to the field of social work practice and social change.

Mission and Vision:

  1. Promote research in the practice of international social work focusing on global social change.
  2. Provide a forum to publish high quality research, literature and book reviews, and thought pieces focused on global perspectives in social work and other social sciences.
  3. Disseminate knowledge in a timely manner to anyone through a free global open-access online system.
  4. Publish rigorous, meaningful, and applicable works addressing the intersectionality of global systems with issues pertaining to contemporary social justice, equality, and social change.

The Rationale:

JSWGC fills the gap in the social work field by providing a forum where interdisciplinary research can reach a global audience. JSWGC has a secondary mission of social change and recognizes this as an inherent value in social work throughout the world. The journal is open to social work practice and research both domestically and abroad.

Content:

Social work research on practice interventions (individual, group, family, organization and community); literature reviews; case studies; book reviews; policy and thought pieces related to the field of social work both domestically and internationally and social change.