Friday, March 19, 2010

Top 14 Social Journals to know more about Social Work Research

Social work is for community people, needy people especially of the disadvantaged, providing psychological counseling, guidance, and assistance, especially in the form of social services.

The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being.  Social Journals is a daily written record of personal experiences and observations.  It's also means a magazine or other regularly published paper and a diary giving an account of each day's social activities.

1. http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0022-4537
Journal of Social Issues (JSI) brings behavioral and social science theory, empirical evidence, and practice to bear on human and social problems. Each issue of JSI focuses on a single topic - recent issues, for example, have addressed poverty, housing and health; privacy as a social and psychological concern; youth and violence; and the impact of social class on education. A subscription to JSI also includes a full subscription to SPSSI's two other journals, Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP) and the newest, Social Issues and Police Review (SIPR).

2. http://bjsw.oxfordjournals.org/
Published for the British Association of Social Workers, this is the leading academic social work journal in the UK. It covers every aspect of social work, with papers reporting research, discussing practice, and examining principles and theories. It is read by social work educators, researchers, practitioners and managers who wish to keep up to date with theoretical and empirical developments in the field.

3. http://www.tiss.edu/ijsw.htm
The Indian Journal of Social Work (IJSW) is a pioneering publication of the social work profession in India , by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The IJSW is published every January, April, July and October, and has entered its 66 th year of uninterrupted publishing, a record in journal publishing.

4. http://www.socialpsychology.org/journals.htm
This page contains journals related to social psychology, personality psychology, and general psychology. For additional journal information, see:

5. http://www.krepublishers.com/02-Journals/JSS/JSS-00-0-000-000-1997-Web/JSS-00-0-000-000-1997-1-Cover.htm
The Journal of Social Sciences (J Soc Sci)  is designed to publish reports of original research, theoretical articles and brief communications in social sciences. Raising issues across disciplinary boundaries and facilitating exchange of views, this journal intends to serve as a forum of social scientists, especially those who share common interests in the understanding of various problems related to contemporary society. It also publishes reviews of books and other publications relevant to social sciences.

6. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=JSP
The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.

7. http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/
The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics examines the ethical and values issues that impact and are interwoven with social work practice, research, and theory development. JSWVE addresses ethical and value issues that encompass the full range of social problems and issues that social workers encounter. The journal provides the necessary historical perspectives on the development of social work values and ethics, as well as present articles providing value and ethical dilemmas stemming from state-of-the-art developments.

8. http://www.springer.com/psychology/personality+&+social+psychology/journal/10560
Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal publishes original articles focused on clinical social work practice with children, adolescents, and their families. The coverage addresses current issues in the field of social work drawn from theory, direct practice, research, and social policy. The range of topics includes problems affecting a variety of specific populations, in special settings.

9. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13691457.html
The European Journal of Social Work provides a forum for the social professions in all parts of Europe and beyond. It analyses and promotes European and international developments in social work, social policy, social service institutions, and strategies for social change by publishing refereed papers on contemporary key issues. Contributions include theoretical debates, empirical studies, research notes, country perspectives, and reviews. It maintains an interdisciplinary perspective which recognises positively the diversity of cultural and conceptual traditions in which the social professions of Europe are grounded. In particular it examines emerging European paradigms in methodology and comparative analysis.

10. http://www.socwork.net/
The new SW&S-Issue is now available! SW&S is very pleased to offer all readers again a great selection of excellent international papers. We are proud to present you a new SW&S-Special Issue on “Orphan Care”, edited by Joanne Bailey from the University of Houston- Downtown.

11. http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/48/50/
Social work as a discipline focuses on theoretical and philosophical positions such as social justice, equality, and empowerment.  While these can be described as “philosophies of social work,” we should ask ourselves, “What is our philosophy of social work?”

12. http://www.accessmylibrary.com/archive/621-journal-of-social-work-education.html
A quarterly journal that provides a forum for the exchange of social work information among professionals and academics.

13. http://rsj.e-contentmanagement.com/archives/vol/9/issue/3/article/1236/meaning-and-the-construction-of-social-impacts
Social impact assessment (SIA) has become an important means through which the social implications of major infrastructure and resource developments are incorporated into public decision making.

14. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.reviewers/620210/description#description
The Social Science Journal is the official journal of the Western Social Science Association. The principal purpose of the journal is to publish scholarly work in the social sciences defined in the classical sense, that is in the social sciences, the humanities, and the ... click here for full Aims & Scope

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