Annual Review of Social Work and Social Pedagogy in Austria
Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Soziale Arbeit (OeJS)
The Annual Review of Social Work and Social Pedagogy in Austria – OeJS – was published for the first time in April 2019. LINK
This scientific journal is a place of publication for disciplinary discussions. Research results and themes from Austria are presented while picking up on international discourses. The aim of the journal is to represent developments in social work and social pedagogy at a high level and to promote further discussion.
Volumes and their Focus Topic
Each edition concentrates on a particular theme. In addition, each volume features general contributions and book reviews: The first volume (2019) looked at “The Consequences of Child and Youth Welfare” ( PDF). The second edition in 2020 examined issues of “Migration and Mobility” (PDF).
The third volume, published in 2021, has a special focus on “Participation and Social Work / Social Pedagogy” (PDF). The fourth volume (2022) focuses on the topic “Political Implications of Social Work” (PDF).
Volume number five (2023) will put an emphasis on “Personal Relationships and Social Interventions“. Issue number six (2024) deals with “New directions for social work in times of increasing instability and precarity“.
Ethics Policy and Quality Management
The OeJS only publishes original research contributions. All articles undergo a double-blind peer review process. Furthermore, the aim is for the yearbook to be included in international citation indexes. The OeJS is guided by the Ethical Principles for Educational Research of ÖFEB – the Austrian Association of Research and Development in Education, adopted in 2017. These codes of conduct substantially feflect the Core Practices, which the Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE – has developed for scientific publications.
Call for Papers & News
[27 Aprl 2022] The fourth issue of the journal OeJS with the focus on “Political implications of social work – from neoliberal instrumentalisation to socio-critical transformation” has been published and is now available here. Many thanks to the authors and the reviewers for the good cooperation! Access to individual articles is available Open Access on the homepage of Beltz Juventa. A print version of this volume can also be ordered there.
[12 April 2022] We are pleased to publish the call for papers for the sixth issue of the ÖJS with the focus on “New directions for social work in times of increasing instability and precarity”. Please send us abstracts for general contributions as well as contributions on the main theme of the issue by 25th of June 2022. Likewise, we gladly accept proposals for book reviews. Volume six will be published in spring 2024.
[14 April 2021] We are happy to announce the launch of edition number three (2021) of our journal “Annual Review of Social Work and Social Pedagogy in Austria – Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Soziale Arbeit” (OeJS) which is becoming increasingly popular in the acadmemic field. This time the main focus is on “Participation and Social Work / Social Pedagogy.” Feel free to have a look at the full range of articles and book reviews in German and English here. This volume is published open access, as usual. A print version can be obtained for 29,95 Euros in bookstores or ordered directly from our publisher Beltz Juventa.