34 / 2011
Mojca Vah Jevšnik

Migration, Social Policy and Social Work. Introduction to the Thematic Section

The complex intertwinement of migration, social policy and social work can be approached and addressedin several manners. The author proposes a few directions for research within this relatively newmultidisciplinary fi eld that can be followed by scholars and policymakers and presents a few specifi cthemes that have proved to be of signifi cance in times of globalisation, increased (economic) competitivenessbetween states and world regions, and changing welfare regimes.
KEY WORDS: migration, social policy, social work, welfare state