Isahaque Ali

Isahaque Ali

Senior Lecturer and Researcher in Sociology and Social Work / Gono University and Gonoshasthaya Kendra (People's Health Centre), BANGLADESH

Isahaque Ali has a PhD in Social Work from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

His research interests include social work, poverty reduction and social welfare policy, while his current teaching activities cover topics related to social work, social case work, social group work, community organisation, community development, social welfare policy and social work research methods.

Recent publications:

  • ‘Professional and functional alternative social workers: A case study of Malaysia’
  • ‘Zakat as a poverty reduction mechanism among Muslim community: Case study of Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia’
  • ‘Transforming the local capacity on natural disaster risk reduction in Bangladeshi communities: A social work perspective’

All three papers were published in Asian Social Work and Policy Review (2014).



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25-28 September 2018 | Fukuoka, Japan

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