Practice: Social Work in Action
Practice: Social Work in Action
Journal Title: Practice: Social Work in Action
ISSN: 0950-3153
ISSN Online: 1742-4909
Publication Frequency: 5 issues per year
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Aim & Scope: BASW Members Discount
Practice provides a forum for the publication of research and knowledge from practice and the experiences of people using services in a peer reviewed journal. The journal has a strong base in social work practice and seeks to promote a proactive, reflective and critical perspective. Practice promotes the international dimension of social work and fosters an exchange of learning, knowledge and values. Academics and researchers are encouraged to translate practice based research into a format relevant to practising social workers, whatever their role and task. The journal includes contributions from the field. Practitioners and people using services are encouraged to submit material. The Editorial Board is committed to offering constructive support to those in the early phases of their publishing careers.

Peer Review Integrity

All research articles in this journal, including those inspecial issues, specialsections, or supplements,haveundergonerigorous peer review,this generally involves initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at leasttwo independentreviewers.

Subjects Covered & Scope: Health and Social Care; Social Work Practice; Social Work and Social Policy; Supplementary material
Editor Board:


Jane Akister  - Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Roger Smith  - Durham University, UK

Book Review Editor:
Farrukh Akhtar  - Kingston University, UK
Editorial Advisory Board:
Christine Cocker - University of East Anglia, UK
Bishnu Dash -  University of Delhi, India
Elizabeth Harlow - University of Chester, UK
David Hayes - Queen's University, Belfast, UK
Wulf Livingston  - Glyndwr University, UK
Mark Lymbery - University of Nottingham, UK
Sarah Matthews - The Open University, UK
Terry McCarthy - UK
Bill McKitterick - UK
Steve Moore  - Practitioner Member
Bala Raju Nikku - Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia
George Palattiyil - University of Edinburgh, UK
Anne Quinney - Bournemouth University, UK
Neil Thompson - Independent Writer, Educator and Adviser
BASW Officers:
Bridget Robb -  Chief Executive
Louise Owen-McGee -  Marketing and Communications Manager

Abtracting & Indexing:

Practice: Social Work in Action is abstracted in ASSIA; CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature); ChildData;Social Care Online (SCIE); E-Lib Bremen; EBSCO; IBSS; National Library of China; NAVER; PsycINFO; Scopus; and Social Services Abstracts.

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