Journal of Social Welfare and Human Rights

Editor-in-Chief Dr. Sung David Chun, Mercy College of Ohio, USA.

ISSN: 2333-5920 (Print Version)

ISSN: 2333-5939 (Electronic Version)

Frequency: Semi-annually (2 issues per year)

Nature: Print and Online

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Language of Publication: English

Journal of Social Welfare and Human Rights is an international journal that publishes original articles on social welfare and human rights. Its interdisciplinary approach and comparative perspective promote examination of the most pressing social welfare issues of the day by researchers from the various branches of the applied social sciences. The journal seeks to disseminate knowledge and to encourage debate about these issues and their regional and global implications. Journal of Social Welfare and Human Rights will cover and initiate crucial theoretical and methodological debates of importance for the future of social welfare practice and research.

Journal of Social Welfare and Human Rights serves as an arena for the public discussion and scholarly analysis of human rights, broadly conceived. It seeks to broaden the study of human rights by fostering the critical re-examination of existing approaches to human rights, as well as to develop new perspectives on the theory and practice of human rights. The journal provides the opportunity for the critical examination of the human rights community and of the different visions of human rights and different practical strategies which exist within that community. The editor welcomes papers from scholars and disciplines traditionally associated with the study of human rights, as well as papers from those in other disciplines or fields of inquiry which have traditionally been underrepresented in the field of human rights. The journal follows double-blind peer review process.

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Editorial Board

Dr. Sung David Chun, Mercy College of Ohio, USA.
Yawo Bessa, PhD; Allen University, Columbia, SC 29223, USA.
Michael O. Akintayo (Ph.D); Metropolitan College New York, USA.
Dr. Toni Sims-Muhammad, Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA.
Prof. Anna Koumandaraki, School of Humanities, Greek Open University, Greece.
M.A. Virve-Ines Laidmäe, Institute of Social Work, Tallinn University, Estonia.
Dr. Dick Ombaka, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
Dr. Ritu Singh, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India.
Mohammadreza Iravani, Islamic Azad University of Khomeinishahr, Iran.
Dr. Antigha Okon Bassey, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
Dr. Sharmistha Bhattacharjee, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India.
Dr. Yahya Ali, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Hashemite University, Jordan.
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