About the Journal

Welfare states have made well-being one of the main focuses of public policies. Social policies entail, however, complicated, and sometimes almost insurmountable, issues of prioritization, measurement, problem evaluation or strategic and technical decision making concerning aim-setting or finding the most adequate means to ends. Given the pressures to effectiveness it is no wonder that the last several decades have witnessed the imposition of research-based social policies as standard as well as the development of policy-oriented research methodologies. Legitimate social policies are, in this context, more and more dependent on the accurate use of diagnostic methods, of sophisticated program evaluation approaches, of benchmarking and so on. Inspired by this acute interest, our journal aims to host primarily articles based on policy research and methodological approaches of policy topics. Our journal is open to sociologically informed contributions from anthropologists, psychologists, statisticians, economists, historians and political scientists. General theoretical papers are also welcomed if do not deviate from the interests stated above. The editors also welcome reviews of books that are relevant to the topics covered in the journal.

Volume 6, Issue 2 December 2015

Ibolya Czibere, Andrea Rácz
Cooperation Characteristics of the Public and Civil Sectors that Endeavor to Eliminate Social 

Ana Frunză, Antonio Sandu
Ethics Expertise Instruments in Social Work Institutions 

Kristie Drucza
Social Protection Policymaking in Nepal 

Michael J. Lawler, Lisa A. Newland, Jarod T. Giger & Soonhee Roh
Ecological, Relationship-Based Model of 12-year-old Children’s Subjective Well-being in the United States and Ten Other Countries 

Mònica González-Carrasco, Sara Malo, Ferran Casas, Gemma Crous, Mireia Baena & Dolors Navarro
The Assessment of Subjective Well-Being in Young Children: Strengths and Challenges

Hajnalka Fényes
Gender Differences in Higher Education Efficiency and the Effect of Horizontal Segregation by Gender

Andra Perțe
Pusztai G., & Engler, A. (Eds.). Teacher Education Case Studies in Comparative Perspective. Debrecen: Center for Higher Education Research and Development - Hungary, 2014, 184 p. 

ISSN (print) 2067-2640
ISSN (electronic) 2068-9861

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