Annual Review of Social Work and Social Pedagogy in Austria

Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Soziale Arbeit (OeJS)


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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.

RedaktionsteamVolumes 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) will focus on the topic “Political Implications of Social Work“. Volume number five (2023) will put an emphasis on “Personal Relationships and Social Interventions“.

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

Cover of volume 3 of the journal OeJS, 2021[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.

[23 February 2021] Volume no. 5 of the journal OeJS focuses on “Personal Relationships and Social Interventions”. We welcome proposals for general articles and articles on the main topic by June 1, 2021 (deadline). Proposals for book reviews are also appreciated. This edition will be published in spring 2023. Find the Call for Papers here.

Frontpage of Volume no. 2 of the journal OeJS, 2020[23 July 2020] The second volume of the OeJS has been published, this time on the main topic of “Migration and Mobility”. It can be downloaded here. We would like to thank our authors and the anonymous reviewers for their cooperation. The individual articles can also be downloaded from the  journal’s website at the Beltz Juventa publisher. A print version of this volume can also be ordered there.