The Social Policy program was launched together with the quality of life research program, following the founding of RIQL in 1990. Over the years, the program concentrated on the following areas: 1. Rethinking Romanian social policy in the European Union context; 2. Comparative analysis of social policy in transition countries and EU countries; 3. Social policy design, evaluation and financing; 4. Developing sectoral policy: identification of social needs and designing appropriate policy – social insurance social assistance, educational policy, health policy in Romania 5. At-risk social groups and social policy: children, youth, seniors, poverty, social exclusion, Roma/Gipsy, crime victims.
Coordinator: Professor Cătălin Zamfir
Mărginean, Ioan, ed. A comparative analysis of social policy. Romania, EU member states, candidate countries.Bucureşti: CASPIS, 2002.
Mărginean, Ioan. Social policy and the market economy in Romania. Bucureşti: Editura CIDE, 1993.
Mărginean, Ioan. Social policy.Bucureşti: Expert, 2004.
Preoteasa, Ana Maria. Social policy research. Methodological issues. Iaşi: Editura Lumen, 2008.
Voicu, Mălina. What kind of welfare do Romanians want? On the legitimacy of social policy in Romania. Iaşi: Editura Expert Projects, 2005.
Zamfir, Cătălin, Cosmin Briciu and Simona Stănescu, eds.Social inclusion policies during the economic crisis. Bucureşti: Editura Expert, 2010.
Zamfir, Cătălin, ed. Outlook of social protection policies for 1990s Romania. Bucureşti: ICCV, 1992.
Zamfir, Cătălin, ed. Social policy in Romania 1990-1998. Bucureşti: Editura Expert, 1999.
Zamfir, Elena and Cătălin Zamfir, eds. Social policy. Romania in European context. Bucureşti: Editura Alternative, 1995.
Zamfir, Elena and Livius Manea, eds. Evaluation of data on employmentof people with multiple sclerosis. Bucureşti: ICCV, 2012.
Zamfir, Elena and Luciana-Patricia Runcan, eds. The Romanian social assistance system: risks and opportunities. Timişoara: Editura Excelsior Art, 2011.
Zamfir, Elena. Social assistance in Romania: theory and social action. Craiova: Editura Mitropolia Olteniei, 2009.
Re-Place – Reframing non-metropolitan left behind places through mobility and alternative development
Re-Place - Reframing non-metropolitan left behind places through mobility and alternative development (Horizon grant #101094087) The Re-Place is available at https://replace-horizon.eu/ The Re-Place project is set to explore the complex issues faced...
Quality of Life Journal: CfP Special Issue “The role of leisure activities and leisure time in quality of life (subjective well-being, life satisfaction)”
***Extended deadline for abstract submission: 20 February*** Guest editors: Michala Lustigova, Anna Altova, Charles University, Faculty of Science, Research Centre on Health, Quality of Life and Lifestyle in a Geodemographic and Socioeconomic Context (GeoQol) Dear...
Social and online media use, in the context of recent crises (with Covid 19 and the war in Ukraine on focus)
The pandemic context has created the prerequisites for the development of social media and online medium utilizations. Digital solutions were largely used in various activity domains, especially during the pandemics time. Accordingly, the perspectives of such a theme...
Call for papers: International Conference Social Inequalities and Quality of Life, 15-19 noiembrie 2021
Call for Papers Social inequalities and quality of life is an international conference organized by the Research Institute for Quality of Life at the Romanian Academy and Romanian Sociological Association. The conference will be organized in Bucharest and...
Call for workshop & Special issue: Domestic Objects: The Transformation of Everyday Life in Post-Socialist Era
The idea of material culture was present from the inception of social sciences as a way to somehow mark the distinction between what people do, what people believe, what they say they do and believe, and what people have. Various instances of this effort to...
New publication: Sebastian Fitzek (2020) “The Sacred and the political power – psychocial approaches of the collective imaginary in the collection of psycho-social sciences”. Bucharest: ProUniversitaria Publishing House.
We hereby announce the appearance in September 2020 of the volume written by Sebastian Fitzek, called "The Sacred and the political power - psychocial approaches of the collective imaginary in the collection of psycho-social sciences" of the ProUniversitaria...
New publication: Filip Alexandrescu (2020) Social Conflict and the Making of a Globalized Place at Roșia Montană, Bucharest: Pro Universitaria
We are delighted to announce the release of Dr. Filip Alexandrescu (2020) Social conflict and the making of a globalized place at Rosia Montană, Bucharest: Pro Universitaria The book is available from the Virtual Sociological Library...
The ICCV Conference “Social Romania 1918 – 2018. ICCV contributions to the knowledge of the Romanian society”
The ICCV Conference “Social Romania 1918 – 2018. ICCV contributions to the knowledge of the Romanian society” 14 November 2018, Bucharest In the series of events dedicated to the Centenary of the Great Union, the Research Institute for Quality of Life (ICCV), member...
From source to destination: new challenges of migration in Central and Eastern Europe Timişoara, 11th– 12thof September 2018 Organizers: RoMig - The Romanian Network for Migration Studies, Faculty of Sociology and Psychology and Faculty of Economics and Business...
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