This journal brings together research that informs the fields of global social work, social development, and social welfare policy and practice. It serves as an outlet for manuscripts and brief reports of interdisciplinary applied research which advance knowledge about global threats to the well-being of individuals, groups, families and communities.
This research spans the full range of problems including global poverty, food and housing insecurity, economic development, environmental safety, social determinants of health, maternal and child health, mental health, addiction, disease and illness, gender and income inequality, human rights and social justice, access to health care and social resources, strengthening care and service delivery, trauma, crises, and responses to natural disasters, war, violence, population movements and trafficking, war and refugees, immigration/migration, human trafficking, orphans and vulnerable children.
Research that recognizes the significant link between individuals, families and communities and their external environments, as well as the interrelatedness of race, cultural, context and poverty, are particularly welcome.
SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2019: 0.214
689 out of 1299 on the Sociology and Political Science
SJR is a measure of the journal's relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.
Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2019: 0.525
The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.
Cite Score 2019: 0.9
- Dedicated to applied social work research
- Provides global scope with emphasis on developing countries
- Addresses shared challenges of the well-being of individuals, groups, families, and communities
- Maintains an interdisciplinary and international focus
- Mary McKay,
- Fred M. Ssewamala
- Publishing model
- Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us
- 33 days
- Submission to first decision
- 99 days
- Submission to acceptance
- 68,567 (2020)
Enacting Community Development Principles in Women Empowerment Projects: a Case Study in Ondo State, Nigeria
Attachment and Its Social Determinants, Kenyan Child and Adolescent Perspective from Two Informal Settlements in Nairobi: A Qualitative Study
Authors (first, second and last of 5)
“They Have Overstayed Their Welcome”: the Discursive Construction of Collective Identities in Kenya’s Quest to Close the Dadaab Refugee Camp
Authors (first, second and last of 4)
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