Current Issue


Editorial: Proabortion versus antiabortion: Who is winning the debate?
Stephen M. Marson, Ph.D., Editor

Feature Articles

Living Gurus, Their Ministries and Altruism as a Value: The Enterprise of Faith-Based Social Service
Samta P Pandya, Ph.D.

Use of Self in Social Work: Rhetoric or Reality
Archana Kaushik, Ph.D.

Navigating a Murky Landscape: The Application of Bowen Family Systems to Field Office Ethics
Sonya Crabtree-Nelson, Ph.D., LCSW, and Sharon Kohli, MA, LCSW

Ethical Values in Social Work Practice: A Qualitative Study
Ana Frunză, Ph.D., and Antonio Sandu, Ph.D.

Moral Language in Child Protection Research
Tytti Poikolainen, Doctoral candidate

Leadership in the Field: Fostering Moral Courage
Joan Groessl, MSW, Ph.D., LCSW

Book Reviews

Ash, A. (2016). Whistleblowing and ethics in health and social care.
Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Reviewed by Ann M. Callahan, Ph.D., LCSW

Alcock, P. (2016). Why we need welfare: Collective action for the common good.
Chicago, IL: Policy Press
Reviewed by Wayne C. Evens, Ph.D.

Forte, J.A. (2014). Skills for using theory in social work: 32 lessons for evidence-informed practice.
New York: Routledge.
Reviewed by Charles Garvin, Ph.D., LCMSW

Meade, R., Shaw, M., & Banks, S. (Eds.). (2016). Politics, power and community development.
Chicago: University of Chicago
Reviewed by Peggy Proudfoot Harman, MSW, Ph.D.

Grise-Owens, E., Miller, J., & Eaves, M. (Eds.). (2016). The A-to-Z self-care handbook for social workers and other helping professionals.
Harrisburg, PA: The New Social Worker Press
Reviewed by J. Porter Lillis, Ph.D.

Kimmel, M. S. & Ferber, A. L. (Eds.). (2017). Privilege: A reader. 4th edition.
Boulder, CO: Westfield Press
Reviewed by Stephen M. Marson, Ph.D., ACSW

Weinberg, M. (2016). Paradoxes in social work practice: Mitigating ethical trespass.
New York, NY: Routledge
Reviewed by Elaine Spencer, MSW, RSW

LeBlanc, M. H., & Audet Gosselin, L. (Eds.) (2016). Faith and charity: Religion and humanitarian assistance in West Africa.
London, England: Pluto Press
Reviewed by Elaine Wright, Ph.D.

Forum Article: Rehabbing the Poor
Mildred Rein, Ph.D.