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2nd European Conference For Social Work Research  
22nd - 24th March, 2012, Basel, Switzerland

Social work research in local, national and international contexts: the challenges of comparison and generalisation


In an increasingly globalised world the relationship between the local, regional, national and international is becoming ever more blurred. Social work practitioners will often work within a localised context, yet draw on policies and practices devised elsewhere. Similarly those researching social work are increasingly drawing on the findings, methods and ideas of researchers from across the world. The 2nd European Conference for Social Work Research (ECSWR) gives social work researchers the opportunity to explore some of the key issues facing research today, issues such as:

What is the current scope and significance of research in social work?

What are the various ways in which locally collected research results can be transferred or generalized?

Where do we stand with international comparative studies?

Are there examples of good practice in the utilization and dissemination of research?

What are the possible ways that social work researchers can collaborate across regional and national boundaries? What examples of good practice can be developed in this over the coming years?

This conference provides an ideal opportunity for researchers to discuss their research, explore the research of others and forge new contacts. We look forward to welcoming you to the 2nd European Conference for Social Work Research (ECSWR) in this beautiful part of the world where France, Germany and Switzerland meet.

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