Global Social Welfare

Cover of Last Issue of GSWThe McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, in cooperation with Springer Publishing, publishes Global Social Welfare: Research, Policy and Practice (GSWE), a quarterly peer-reviewed journal highlighting research that informs the fields of global social development, social welfare policy and practice. All issues are available for a limited time on an open-access basis here.

GSWE serves as an outlet for manuscripts and brief reports focused on interdisciplinary applied research which advances knowledge as well as mitigates the consequences of global threats to the well-being of individuals, groups, families and communities. Research that recognizes the significant link between individuals, families and communities and their external environments, as well as the interrelatedness of race, cultural context and poverty, is particularly welcome. Complete guidelines and instructions for authors are available here. For any questions, please contact Ammu Kowolik, managing editor, at