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.

Most recently added issue: Volume 45, Issue 3 (2018) September

Complete Issue



Postpartum Depression Among Low-Income Mothers of Color: A Womanist Perspective
Rebecca S. Rouland Polmanteer, Robert H. Keefe, and Carol Brownstein-Evans


The Political Participation of First Year Social Work Students: Does Practice Specialization Matter?
Jason Ostrander, Janelle Bryan, Addie Sandler, Paula Nieman, Maureen Clark, Emily Loveland, and Tanya Rhodes Smith


Measuring and Addressing Elderly Bullying in a Senior Residential Community
Heather Jeffries, Karen Slovak, and Sylvester Huston

Book Reviews