International Journal of Social Welfare

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Edited By: Åke Bergmark and Jill Duerr Berrick

Online ISSN: 1468-2397

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"IJSW is now ranked .... as number seven of the 80 international core social work and social policy international journals that are registered in the H-index of citations."
IJSW Editorial, July 2011

h-index of 28!
IJSW has an h-index (1999-2010) of 28
from Harzing, A.W (2011) Publish or Perish, version 3.1. 4097
© 2006-2011 Anne-Wil Harzing

2012 Five Year Impact Factor: 0.956
Ranked 19th out of 38 in the Social Work Category

Online Submission - Authors can now submit their manuscript to the International Journal of Social Welfare online. Please visit

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We are delighted to introduce this special issue in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the International Journal of Social Welfare (IJSW). Since its inception, the IJSW has promoted rigorous, empirical, and theoretical analyses of social welfare policies and practices from comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives.

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