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European Journal of Social Security

European Journal of Social Security

The European Journal of Social Security is primarily concerned with developments in social security at the EU level and, on a comparative basis, with developments in different European countries. 

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European Labour Law Journal   

European Labor Law Journal

The European Labour Law Journal is a peer reviewed academic journal in the area of European labour law and social policy. European labour law is viewed in a wide sense. It includes labour law at the European Union level as well as labour law in the Member States.

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Special Issues

Qualitative Social Work    

Social Work and the Narrative (Half?) Turn

This special issue from Qualitative Social Work considers the role of narrative in social work research and practice; from the aftermath of trauma and counter-storying to narrative intersectional feminist and political approaches, amongst others.

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Social Work Practice 

Research on Social Work Practice in Hong Kong and Mainland China

This Research on Social Work Practice special issue features articles about Chinese Instrument/Scale development and intervention research. 

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 Afflia   

Affilia

This issue of Affilia addresses feminism and feminist scholarship in the current political climate. 

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Journal News

Critical Social Policy    

Critical Social Policy

Critical Social Policy is currently inviting expressions of interest in joining the Editorial Collective. Considerations for the October board close September 21st.

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International Social Work   

International Social Work

Applications are invited for English to French Translators for work on International Social Work abstracts. The role will involve translating approximately 10-15 abstracts twice a year and translators will receive a printed copy of each issue of the journal, as well as their names listed in the publication. Deadline: August 1st 2017. 

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Top-Read Articles

 

 

Social Work Practice

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Youth with Anxiety: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by Debra S. Borquist-Conlon, Brandy R. Maynard, Kristen Esposito Brendel and Anne S. J. Farina

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Calls for papers

Journal of European Social Policy    

Journal of European Social Policy

The Journal of European Social Policy encourages teams to submit a proposal to guest edit a 2019 special issue. Deadline for proposals: 31st October 2017.

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Conference Highlights

The 2017 Conference in Paris will focus on: Social Work Education in Europe: Challenging Boundaries, Promoting a Sustainable Future. The conference will take place at the University René Descrates in partnership and under the high patronage of UNESCO.

Date: June 27-29, 2017 │ Paris, France

The 63rd Annual Program Meeting (APM) theme is the pre-eminent annual meeting for social work educators, students, deans, and directors worldwide. Each year, the APM brings together more than 2,600 individual members and is the largest gathering of graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education.

Date: 19-22, 2017 │ Dallas, TX

Books

Mental Health Law in England & Wales

Mental Health Law in England & Wales by Paul Barber, Robert Brown and Debbie Martin

Values & Ethics in Social Work

Values & Ethics in Social Work by Chris Beckett, Andrew Maynard and Peter Jordan

 

 

Using the Law in Social Work

Using the Law in Social Work by Robert Johns

Social Work and Mental Health

Social Work and Mental Health by Malcolm Golightley and Robert Goemans