Aim & Scope:
Nordic Social Work Research aims to promote and disseminate high quality research on social work in the Nordic countries by publishing peer reviewed original articles, with social work understood in a broad sense, including practices as well as conditions and policy.
Nordic Social Work Research promotes critical and pluralistic perspectives from an interdisciplinary standpoint and welcomes contributions from researchers in different social science disciplines. A variety of methodological approaches are represented and contributions include both empirically based and theoretical articles. Studies with a comparative perspective on Nordic countries are of interest. Articles that present studies of Nordic social work or help mediate between Nordic and international scholarly discussions are especially encouraged.
The journal aims to encourage authors from the Nordic countries and internationally to disseminate research findings in English, by providing a forum for academic writing on research and practice in social work, social care, social pedagogy and social policy. Authors not originating from the Nordic countries are very welcome to contribute with articles of relevance to our audience.
All peer review is double blind and submission is online via ScholarOne Manuscripts. Nordic Social Work Research
is published in association with the National Associations for Social Work Research
, FORSA, in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, for an international audience of scholars, professionals and students interested in keeping up to date with the recent research.
Book Review Editor
Book Reviews are usually invited, but suggestions of books to review can be communicated to the Book Review Editor by e-mail.
Rosi Enroos - University of Tampere, Finland
Nordic Editorial Board:
Maria Appel Nissen - University of Aalborg, Denmark
Runa Baianstovu, Örebro University, Sweden
Guðny Björk Eydal - University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Inge Bryderup - University of Aalborg, Denmark
Timo Harrikari, University of Helsinki, Finland
Riina Kiik - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Guðrun Kristinsdottir - University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Inger Marii Tronvoll - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Marjaana Seppänen - University of Lapland, Finland
Kerstin Svensson - Lund University, Sweden
International Editorial Board:
Oldrich Chytil - European Research Institute for Social Work/ University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Jan Fook - Professional Practice Research and Interprofessional Institute, South West London Academic Network (Royal Holloway, University of London; St Georges, University of London; and Kingston University), UK
Lauri Leppik - Tallinn University, Estonia
Ka Lin - Zhejiang University, China
Vimla V. Nadkarni - Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India
Christian Spatscheck - University of Bremen, Germany
Stanley Witkin - University of Vermont, Vermont, USA