British Journal of Social Work

British Journal of Social Work is an acknowledged leader in publishing authoritative social work scholarship both nationally and internationally.

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Published eight times a year, BJSW offers critical commentary on social work practice, research and theory, as well as book reviews and a unique range of perspectives, including a host of international contributions.

BJSW serves social work educators, researchers, practitioners and managers wanting to keep up to date with theoretical and empirical developments in the field

BASW members discounted subscription rate: £39.00 (normal rate: £114.00) from January 2015 (Vol 45: 1-8)

Print subscriptions include a licence to access the online version.

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T: 0121 622 8401

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British Journal of Social Work is one of two authoritative journals published by BASW aimed at keeping you up to date with the latest developments in the social work profession throughout the UK and around the world. By subscribing – at a specially reduced rate for BASW members – to the British Journal of Social Work or Practice: Social Work in Action, you can ensure you stay at the forefront of practice developments and research.