Journal of Comparative Social Work

JCSW publishes articles on subjects of importance for social work with a special emphasis on comparative research.

Vol 10, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents


Local Family Definitions Matter PDF
Siv Oltedal, Lennart Nygren


Narratives from parents in England and Norway: Power and emotions in child protection assessments PDF
Vibeke Samsonsen, Elisabeth Willumsen
The involvement of family in child protection cases in Iceland PDF
Anni Haugen, Sigrún Yrja Klörudóttir
Social work and families in child welfare in Malawi: Social workers considerations when placing a child outside the home PDF
Memory Jayne Tembo, Siv Oltedal


Constructing a vignette for qualitative comparative family research PDF
Lennart Nygren, Siv Oltedal

Call for papers

Special issue on “Collaborative Work and Social Innovation” PDF
Elisabeth Willumsen
Special issue on “Institutional Ethnography and Comparative Social Work” PDF
Janne Iren Paulsen Breimo

JCSW was founded in 2006 and is currently hosted by University of Stavanger, in cooperation with University of Agder and University of Nordland. From 2010 onwards it is published bi-anually.

ISSN: 0809-9936