The Indian Journal of Social Work & Social Sciences

The Indian Journal of Social Work & Social Sciences (IJSWASS) is a bi annual national level peer reviewed journal, published by the Matru Sewa Sangh Institute of Social Work. The journal would cover all the fields of Social Work and Social Sciences. Research papers as well as scientific articles are accepted.

Goals of IJSWASS

  1. To provide the platform to the Students, Alumni and Faculty of the Matru Sewa Sangh Institute of Social Work to undertake scientific writing.
  2. To encourage young researchers in social work and social sciences.
  3. To motivate the researchers to promote indigenous knowledge.
  4. To contribute to the body of knowledge of Indian Social Work Literature.
  5. To promote exchange of ideas and innovative social work practice.
  6. To provide the platform for the innovations in social work practice.
  7. To report significant advances in the field of social work practice and education.

Instructions for the authors
Procedure: The authors who are interested to contribute the Research papers & Articles have to send their work to the with a declaration that it is their original work and that it has not been published elsewhere. Manuscripts need to be sent in soft copy in Microsoft Word 2007 on A4 Size with 12 font size.

Layout of the paper
Title; Name of the author; Abstract; Brief CV of the author: Objectives; Hypotheses and Methodology (in case of research papers); References should be as per APA style.

IJSWASS Advisory Board

Prof M. Kunhaman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, School of Rural Development, Tuljapur
Dr Dipti Christian, Principal, Hislop College, Nagpur
Dr Parveen Kalliath, School of Social Work, Australian Catholic University, Canberra, Australia
Dr B. K. Swain, Head, PGTD Sociology, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur
Dr Jacob Thudipara, Director, Indore School of Social Work, Indore
Dr Suresh Pathare, Director, BPHE Society’s CSRD Institute of Social Work & Research, Ahmednagar
Dr Deepak Walokar, Director, Karve Institute of Social Services, Pune
Dr Rebecca Ranz, ISW Coordinator, School of Social Work, Sapir College, Hof Ashkelon, Israel
Prof Sanjai Bhatt, Head, Department of Social Work, Delhi University, Delhi
Dr Manohar Pawar, Professor of Social Work, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia

IJSWASS Editorial Board:
Chief Editor : Dr John Menachery
Issue Editor : Dr Ajit Kumar
Associate Editor : Mr Amod Gurjar
Language Expert : Ms Nandita Mane

Board of Publications :
Chairperson: Dr John Menachery
Convener : Ms Nandita Mane
Members :
Dr Prajakta Tanksale, Dr Vaishali Bezalwar,
Mr Baba Ingale, Ms Aparna Deshpande.

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