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  • 2 Calls for Papers


    Advances in Social Work is seeking original manuscripts for two upcoming special issues. 

    • Spring 2020: Gender Bias in Employment: Implications for Social Work and Labor Studies
    • Summer 2020: Leveraging the Power of Social Work through Interprofessional Education
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  • 2018 Reviewer Acknowledgments


    We are delighted to acknowledge the contributions of the following individuals who reviewed manuscripts for Advances in Social Work in 2018. We appreciate the 139 individuals who reviewed manuscripts in 2018. These reviewers represent 6 countries, 35 states and territories, and 71 different colleges or universities. Without their contribution to the manuscript review process, Advances in Social Work would not be possible.

    Read more about 2018 Reviewer Acknowledgments