The journal, founded in 1977, is an updated and comprehensive guide to analyze and understand the socio-cultural changes and the institutional transformations of the dynamic field of social policies at a national, regional and local level and in the wider European framework. Its main purpose is to observe the shifting relations between institutions and citizens, universalism and selectivity, public and private, guarantees and freedom of choice. It pays special attention to issues such as efficiency, evaluation, quality, privacy, public communication and information technologies, as well as the emerging non profit actors: associations, voluntary organizations, social cooperation and foundations. It also follows the evolution of social and health needs, object of strong attention in recent years within the debate on restructuring of welfare systems. The general indexes of the published papers are available online. The indexes provide a precious wealth of information for those wishing to orient and research in the wide field of social policy and legislation.
Editor in chiefPaolo Zurla Editorial boardGilberto Antonelli, Marco Cammelli, Flavia Franzoni, Michele La Rosa e Paolo Zurla Editorial staffMarisa Anconelli, Nicola De Luigi, Guido Franchi Scarselli, Alessandro Martelli, Elena Mattioli (segreteria di redazione), Ilaria Pitti (rapporti con il Comitato scientifico) Scientific Board Maurizio Ambrosini (Unimi), Augusto Barbera (Unibo), Elena Besozzi (Unicatt., Milano), Franca Bimbi (Unipd), Marco Biocca (Assr – Rer), Paolo Bosi (Unimore), Saša Bozic (Univ. Zader), Marco Burgalassi (Uniroma Tre), Maddalena Colombo (Unicatt., Milano), Bernard Convert (Univ.Lille1), Barbara Da Roit (Univ. Utrecht), Paola Di Nicola (Univr), Manuela Du Bois-Reymond (Univ. Leiden), Giulio Ecchia (Unibo), Henri Eckert (Univ. Poitiers), Carla Facchini (Unimib), Anna Rosa Favretto (Unipmn), Gilles Frigoli (Univ. Nice), Maribel Garcia (UAB, Barcelona), Giuseppe Gesano (Irpps – Cnr), Graziella Giovannini (Unibo), Ana M. Guillén Rodríguez (Univ. Oviedo), Ilse Julkunen (Univ. Helsinki), Ellen Kuhlmann (Univ. Frankfurt), Andrea Lassandari (Unibo), Patricia Loncle (Ehesp, Rennes), Guido Maggioni (Uniurb), Dario Melossi (Unibo), Isabel Menezes (Univ. Porto), Everardo Minardi (Unite), Enrica Morlicchio (Unina), Giuseppe Moro (Uniba), Barry Percy-Smith (Uwe, Bristol), Paolo Pini (Unife), Philippe Pitaud (Univ. Provence), Rosella Rettaroli (Unibo), Rossella Selmini (Rer), Francesco Taroni (Unibo), Mara Tognetti (Unimib), Hans Joachim von Kondratowitz (Dza, Berlin), Andreas Walther (Univ. Frankfurt), Nereo Zamaro (Istat), Bruna Zani (Unibo), Paolo Zurla (Unibo).
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