The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare (JSSW) is sponsored jointly by Western Michigan University, the College of Health and Human Services, and School of Social Work.

The most recent two years of JSSW are only available to subscribers and from computers on the WMU campus. Articles older than two years are available open access to all.

Please note that as of 2020 Volume XLVII, the Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare is moving to online format. Subscription prices will include a single print issue of the most downloaded articles from the volume (March - December) which will be printed and shipped the following March.

Most recently added issue: Volume 46, Issue 4 (2019) December

Complete Issue


Book Reviews


Hector Luis Diaz
Managing Editor
Melinda McCormick
Special Issue Editors
Leah A. Jacobs
Tina Sacks

Special Issue

on Structural Competency