Action/Practice Research in China

Chinese Lanterns

In this special issue, we called for articles on social work action/practice research from Greater China, i.e., Chinese societies located in the different parts of the world.

Unexpectedly, all the articles we received originate from the Chinese mainland. While offering a limited vantage, nevertheless, the selected articles offer and reveal, the efforts of Chinese social workers in the context of their development of practice research.

Read the full editorial by Ben Ku and Danny Ho which introduces this first ARJ special issue of 2020 on Action Research in China: The predicament of social work development and the emergence of social work action/practice research in China.