Social service systems for vulnerable children and families in low- and middle-income countries: Establishing definitions and key components

January 8, 2018
Authors: Thomas M. Crea, Andrew D. Reynolds, Kelley McCreery Bunkers, and Caroline M. Bishop
Organization: International Journal of Social Welfare

This study reviews existing literature on the definitions and components of social service systems and provides an analysis of data from key informants in the field of global social welfare.  The purpose of the study was to propose system definitions and components which could help to move the field of global social welfare forward.