Journal of Comparative Social Work

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

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Vol 12, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents


Social work practice in various contexts PDF EPUB
Kjersti Ørvig


Rethinking Vocational Rehabilitation through Institutional Ethnography PDF EPUB
Siri Yde Aksnes
Social work in the public services in Brazil - disclosing ruling relations in a local context PDF EPUB
Trond Heitmann
The Norwegian Ombudsman for Children on child participation: Perceptions, impacts and dilemmas PDF EPUB
Polycarp Musinguzi, Ingunn T. Ellingsen


Leaning towards the other? An episode at NAV and an unforgettable meeting with a refugee PDF EPUB
Linn-Marie Celand Saga

Call for papers

Special issue on ‘Welfare in Latin America and the Nordic countries’ PDF
Morten Tønnessen

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

ISSN: 0809-9936