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Published in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press)

Oxford University Press has partnered with the NASW on the Encyclopedia of Social Work, a continuously updated online collaboration building off the classic reference work.

International Social Work and Social Welfare: Australia and Pacific Islands

"For more than two centuries, Australia, Aotearoa-New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands have been entwined in complex regional arrangements and processes. These relationships, borne of large-scale colonization, endured through post-World War II decolonization, and into a period that could be defined by Australia and New Zealand’s neocolonial dominance. ..." – By Kylie Agllias and Mel Gray

Mental Health Disparities

"Mental health is a topic that has gained more national attention in the 21st century. This attention is often triggered by a crisis that has negative consequences such as a school shooting, serial killer, workplace shooting, or the suicide of a public figure. However, the challenge of mental health is a much bigger problem, often experienced away from public attention and concern. ..." – By Rhonda Wells-Wilbon, Rhea Porter, Taylor Geyton and Anthony Estreet

OUP remembers the life of Encyclopedia of Social Work Senior Editor Larry E. Davis

Oxford University Press remembers the life of Encyclopedia of Social Work Senior Editor Larry E. Davis, who passed away earlier this year.

First Encyclopedia of Macro Social Work Articles Published Online

Oxford University Press and the National Association of Social Workers Press are pleased to announce the online publication of articles that are destined to be included in the print edition of the inaugural Encyclopedia of Macro Social Work (EOMSW). The articles in question—Disability and Political Interventions—signal the beginning of continuous online publication of EOMSW content that will culminate in a three-volume print work expected to appear in 2022.

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