• Publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini- reviews and guest edited thematic issues on various topics related to┬áSocial Work.

Aims and Scope

The section "Social Work" of Current Social Sciences aims to advance knowledge of this field and improve practice in social work through publishing systematic reviews, theoretical articles and empirical studies.


This section is not limited to a specific aspect of the field but is instead devoted to a wide range of sub-fields in the area. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Submissions in the following areas are of special interest to the readers of this journal:


  • Aging and Gerontology
  • Charity and Volunteering
  • Children, Youth, and Families
  • Community Social Work
  • Disability
  • Health and Public Health
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • International Social Work
  • Intervention Research and Program Evaluation
  • Medical Social Work
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • School Social Work
  • Social Policy and Poverty
  • Trauma and Violence
  • Section Editor-in-Chief

    Shan Jiang
    Department of Sociology
    Zhejiang University
    Hangzhou
    China

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