Social worker as a sociologist — Pioneer from the 1950's


This paper is about the academic career of a Finnish sociologist, Dr. Faina Jyrkilä (1917-2008). Professor Jyrkilä’s research interests were strongly influenced by her social work background. The academic traditions of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mikko Mäntysaari (University of Jyväskyl)
  2. Jorma Hänninen (University of Jyväskyl)

Topic Area

Historical research on social work, social services, social welfare, and social justice


WS3-WH2 » Session - History, sociology, ecology, narrative (10:15 - Thursday, 23rd April)

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