Journal of Social Economy

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ISSN print: 2248 – 0560; ISSN online 2248 – 3667
ISSN-L = 2248 – 0560

Journal of Social Economy is covered in Proquest-Ulrich, Proquest Central, Ebsco, CEEOL, IndexCopernicus, DOAJ and SCIPIO.

The journal is edited in partnership by Alternative Sociale Association and „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi.

Aims:
The Journal of Social Economy is intended as an opportunity for promoting, reflecting upon and debating various topics in the area of social economy. The articles and studies published here reflect theoretical and practical issues, as well as instances of local, national and transnational experience.

Our journal encourages innovative interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches to social economy development, connecting the theoretical views of the academic and research world with the practical outlook offered by for-profit and non-profit organizations, social enterprises and administration experts.

All submissions will undergo a peer-group review process. Starting with 2014 the journal is published two times per year (May 30th, November 30th). Any views expressed in this publication are the views of the authors and are not the views of the editors or publishing house.

Copyright:
Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The author (authors) has (have) the full responsibility of the articles’ content. The submitting (Corresponding) author is responsible for ensuring that the article’s publication has been approved by all the other coauthors. It is also the authors’ responsibility to ensure that the articles emanating from a particular institution are submitted with the approval of the necessary institution. Only an acknowledgment from the editorial office officially establishes the date of receipt. Further correspondence and proofs will be sent to the corresponding author(s) before publication unless otherwise indicated.

The authors should take into consideration the interdisciplinary and multinational addressability when they write their works. They should also take into consideration the implications of the analysis for the readers from other study areas, other countries and other subjects. The stereotypical presentation of individuals and social groups should be avoided.

The articles will contain the specified number of words including the abstract, key­words, notes and references: theoretical studies: 5000-7000 words; empirical studies: 5000-7000 words; described experiences and best practices: 1800-2200 words; book reviews: 800-1200 words.
The text should not have already been published or sent to another publication. If the author has a similar article published, he/she should specify this.

The authors can send their contributions continuously to editorial and editor’s address.

SCIENTIFIC AND EDITORIAL BOARD
Michael Cernea, The George Washington University, USA;
Nicu Gavriluţă, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University Iasi, Romania;
Silviu Neguţ, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania;
Vasile Işan, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania;
Cătălin Luca, Alternative Sociale Association, Romania;
Antonio Maturo, University `Gabriele D`Annuzio` Chieti-Pascara, Italy;
Mona Maria Pivniceru, Ministry of Justice, Romania;
Liviu Oprea, Centre of Ethics and Health Policies, Iaşi, Romania;
Nadji Rahmania, l’Université de Lille l, France;
Adina Rebeleanu, Babeş Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, România
Simona Stănescu, Romanian Academy/Research Institute for the Quality of Life;
Conţiu Tiberiu Şoitu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania;
Daniela Vîrjan, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, România;
Romeo Constantin Asiminei, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania.

Editor in Chief
Daniela-Tatiana Şoitu, „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iasi, Romania

Members
Mihaela Pitea, Alternative Sociale Association, Romania;
Gheorghe Pascaru, Alternative Sociale Association, Romania;
Geta Mitrea, „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iasi, Romania.

Address: Alternative Sociale Association, no.24 Nicolina Street, Iasi 700722, Romania,
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There are no deadlines for papers submissions. The authors can send the materials anytime to jse@alternativesociale.ro

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 1/2016
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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Atlas of social economy 2014 edition – statistical overview of the reality of the social economy in RomaniaCristina Barna, Irina Opincaru, Ancuţa Vameşu
Social economics and community identityCătălin-George Fedor

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Integrated intervention models to reduce school abandonment and fight against rural povertyMagdalena Cămănaru, Gabriela Grama, Rozica Tiţă
One step forward for social economy. IDEAS – inclusion and development by means ofe social entrepreneurshipEgidiu Condac
Beekeeping Project for rural and economical development. A project for 20.000 kilograms of honeyMagdalena Cămănaru, Gabriela Grama, Rozica Tiţă

SOCIAL ECONOMY. INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES
The role of social image in ensuring the protection of remigrant childrenAlexandru Gulei
Social assistance for children with socio-economic vulnerable parents: a topical matter in pediatric hospitalsTamara Solange Roşu, Magdalena Iorga, Smaranda Diaconescu

BOOK REVIEWS
Collective organizations of the owners of agricultural and forest owners. Profile, evolution, trend, Author: Claudia Petrescu (coordonator) et. All, Polirom Publishing, Iasi, 2013Mădălina – Simona Ciurescu

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 2/2015

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
The law on social economy. From legislative to theoretical framework – Romeo Asiminei
Migration or exodus? Newcomers Europe and the challenges of social economy sociale – Gheorghe Teodorescu
The European Union facing the challenges of migration – Elena Simona Vrânceanu

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
The situation of the authorised protected units from the perspective of the social economy – Cluj county case – Oana – Magda Vlăduț
The social economy. A step toward creativity – Daniela Vîrjan

SOCIAL ECONOMY. INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES
Ethical, socio – psychological and medical aspects of child neglectSmaranda Diaconescu, Magdalena Iorga, Claudia Olaru, Nicoleta Gimiga
Socio – economic and cultural factors influencing roma peoples accessibility to health servicesCamelia Soponaru, Suzana Semeniuc, Smaranda Diaconescu, Magdalena Iorga

BOOK REVIEWS
Social deviance in young people. Substance dependence, Authos: Mihaela Rădoi, European Institute, Iasi, 2015 – Gabriela Irimescu
Mutual aid organizations, Author: Mihaela Lambaru, Polirom Publishing, Iasi, 2013 – Lavinia Baciu

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 1/2015

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Why is it easier to put on hold the law of social economy? – Simona Maria Stănescu, Mirela Ileana Nemțanu
SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE OF SSE: SOCIAL NORMS AND VOLATILITY OF COLLECTIVE ACTION - Neetu Choudhary

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Sociological diagnosis of the identity profile of social economy entities Timişoara - Marius Vasiluţă Ştefănescu, Laureţiu Gabriel Ţîru

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Practices and traditional social economy models – Nina Mihaela Mihalache
“Social economy days in Cluj” – campaign for promoting social economy - Banc Dolores, Irimia Alexandra Antonia, Vladuţ Oana-Magda

BOOK REVIEW
Demand and supply of social economy – two development regions of Romania. Bucharest-Ilfov and South – East, Simona Maria Stănescu, Sorin Cace şi Filip Alexandrescu (coord.), Editura Prouniversitaria, București, 2013 – Adina Mihăilescu
Social economy and the roma communities – challenges and opportunities, Alexandru Ioan Toth, Adrian Dan şi Cosmin Briciu, Editura Alternative, Bucureşti, 2012 - Alina-Andreia Ailincăi

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 2/2014

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SOCIAL  ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
The role of organizations and of good practices within social economy – Carmen Aruştei, Irina Teodora Manolescu, Angelica-Nicoleta Neculăesei
Career guidance, a premise of succes. Study regarding the effects of the career guidance and counseling activities for high-school student from Moldova region, Romania – Alexandru-Stelian Gulei, Liliana Foca, Silviu-Daniel Brebuleț, Gabriel Acasandrei

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Strategic sustainable development of social economy in Romania - Angela Achiţei, Mihaela Munteanu, Ana Drelea     

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
„Entrepreneurship in social work” theme of the continuous professional training for social workers event: „4 STEPS in 2 DAYS to IMPROVE” – Vlăduţ Oana-Magda, Seprodi Liliana Dorina
Raising awareness about social economy – information campaign developed in the South-West, South-East and Centre regions of Romania – experiences through the “Social economy – a real chance for a better life” project  – Sorina Georgeta Corman

BOOK REVIEWS
A different kind of occupation:Demand of social economy in the development regions Bucharest-Ilfov and South-East. Authors: Simona Maria Stănescu  and Sorin Cace (Eds)Adina Mihăilescu

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 1/2014

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Social economy:a shifting paradigmRomeo Asiminei, Conţiu Tiberiu Şoitu
Crisis reduction through the systems of social economy and social assistanceDumitru Stan

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Legal and financial set up in Spanish social economy for the labour insertion of disabled citizens – The case of ONCECarlos Domínguez López de Castro
Adapting a professional integration swiss model for people with disabilities to the Romanian contextDespina Iancu, Eva Varga

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Social economy incubators in Sfântu Gheorghe (CV), Bacău and CraiovaPolixenia Calagi
Social economy practices among the children fostered by the social services Complex from Târgu Frumos, Iași county - Niculina Karacsony

BOOK REVIEW
Social economy recommendation report. Romania, 2013, Authors: Simona Maria Stănescu (coord.), Romeo Asiminei, Daniela Vîrjan, ADD Media Communication, București, 2013 – Cristina-Ramona Tudosă

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 5/2013 SOCIAL

SUMMARY

ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Social economy in Romania: recommendations for developmentSimona Maria Stănescu, Cătălin Luca, Alina Bocai, Romeo Asiminei, Daniela Vîrjan
Training of rural community development agentsIon Ionescu
The entrepreneurship – an available and feasible solution for enhancing the social workers’ motivation and satisfaction in work - Vlăduţ Oana-Magda, Seprodi Liliana Dorina

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Resources centers in the field of social economy in Romania – Mihaela Pitea
The perspective had by the beneficiaries of the project “The social economy model in Romania” - Victoria Canţîr

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES

Interview with Mrs.  Simona Carobene, Administrator of SC Proiect Mozaic SRL  – Gheorghe Pascaru
Master Program: Social Work and Social Economy  
- Adina Rebeleanu
Professionalization through the social Economy Master Program – dimension of partnership between communities, business and university education environment
- Cosmin Goian, Marius Vasiluţă Ştefănescu

BOOK REVIEWS
From idea to profit: how can we start a social economy enterprise in Romania?,  Authors: Simona Maria Stănescu, Diana Maria Neguț – Mirela Nemţanu (Vonica – Răduțiu)
Social economy within the context of local development, Ed.: Claudia Petrescu – Mihaela Pitea
Social economy of vulnerable groups, Ed.: Doru Buzducea - Daniela Gaba
Between opportunities and risks: the social economy supply in the development regions Bucharest-Ilfov and South-East,  Eds.: Simona Maria Stănescu, Sorin Cace şi  Filip Alexandrescu – Adina Mihăilescu
Who will win in the name of global democracy? Global Democracy. Normative and Empirical Perspectives, Authors: Daniele Archibugi, Mathias Koenig-Archibugi, Raffaele Marchetti – Diana Mărgărit

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 4/2013

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Social investement: beyond vulnerability through empowerment – Daniela Tatiana Şoitu
Researching social economy in Romania – Simona Maria Stănescu

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Regulatory and practical matters regarding child protection in Romania – Mihaela Tofan,Gabriela Batculescu
Personality traits in adolescents assisted in residential care – Conţiu Tiberiu Şoitu

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Interview with Mrs. Anca gheorghica, The President of „Mai Bine” Association – The Winner of Nesst 2011-2012 Competition – Cătălin Luca
”Fighting poverty through economical development”  a project developed by World Vision Romania – Gabriela Grama
Interview with Mr. Constantin Străinu, President of the Fruit and Wine Growing Association Hilița – Gheorghe Pascaru
The Social Economy Post-Graduate Studies Programme in the Field of Social-Political Sciences – Conțiu Tiberiu Cristi, ȘoituGeta Mitrea

BOOK REVIEW
A Chonology of the Mutual Aid Funds, Author: Cristian Florin Bota – Simona Maria Stănescu

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 3/2013

SUMMARY

SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
From social economy to solidary economy. Specific similarities and differences - Netedu Adrian
Social cohesion’s disturbing factors. Violence and terrorism in school – Carmen Palaghia

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
The institutional framework with an impact on social economy - Simona Maria Stănescu
Emphasis of public communication in the context of the economical crisis – Ştefania Bejan

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Our biggest challenge is succeeding to “pull out” the young people from the “claws of the street” – interview with Mrs. Irina Zaharia, Humanitarian Organization Concordia – Dorian Ilie
Interview with Mr. Florian Sălăjeanu, President of the Non‐Governmental Professional Association for Social Assistance (ASSOC) – Gheorghe Pascaru
E‐learning in social and occupational rehabilitation – Olga Horváth

BOOK REVIEW
Social economy. Compared analysis in eight member states of The European Union, Authors: Victor Nicolăescu, Sorin Cace, Eleftheria Koumalatsou, Simona Stănescu – Mihaela Pitea

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 2/2013

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
The humanChristian dimensions of work and its social and economical effectsIosif Enăşoae
The social responsibility of universities. The role of the front office personnelAlina MineaTrocin

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Social economy – a form of inclusion and of „reactivating” of labor in the context of the current crisisCamelia Medeleanu
Sustainable financing solutions for the Romanian health systemSorin Gabriel Anton

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Doing social business in Europe. From banks to social entrepreneurship. Interview with Mr. Franz Karl Prüller, ERSTE Foundation from AustriaDorian Ilie
Social entrepreneurship is a long term solution, interview with Mrs. Mona Nicolici, Community relations manager at PetromDorian Ilie
Interview with Mr. Massimo Pollio, Honorary General Consul of Romania at GenevaAlexandru Ovidiu Bufnilă, Oana Dumitrescu
The Summer school in Social EconomyGeta Mitrea

BOOK REVIEWS
„Profit For People”. Opening report within the project: The social economy model in Romania, Authors: Simona Stănescu (coord.), Romeo Asiminei, Octavian Rusu, Daniela VîrjanAlexandra – Georgiana Poenaru
Guidelines for Good Practices on SettingUp Social Enterprises for Roma Communities, Author: Claudia PetrescuAdriana Neguţ
Support for the development of social economy in the multiethnic communities from the development regions North-West and Centre of Romania, Authors: Mircea Comşa, Olimpia MoșteanuCristinaRamona Tudosă
Improvement of social inclusion through social economy. Identifying the best practices and social innovations, Authors: Victor Nicolăescu et. all - Mihaela Pitea

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 1/2013

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES

The involvement of citizens in the decision making process in the context of the economical crisis – Adrian-Lucian Kanovici
Ideology and progress – Bogdan Constantin Mihăilescu
Health newtorks. Structure and management. Implications for social economyDoru Botezat

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
The present and the importance of social economy in ensuring the equity of the access to health services – Adina Rebeleanu
The migration of the Romanian physicians: socio-demographic and economical dimensions – Valeriu Dornescu, Teodora Manea

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
The involvement of the Caritas organization, between the reduction of poverty and its prevention, between participation and charity and the social state. A practical reflection from Germany - Ulrich Thien

BOOK REVIEW
The Social Economy Atlas. Edition 2012 (Ștefan Constantinescu) – Cătălin Luca
The functional mechanisms of social economy, Civitas Foundation for Civil Society – Mihaela Pitea
The social theory of international politics (Alexander Wendt) – Oana Dumitrescu

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY– 5/2012

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Participative democracy – a precondition for social economy – Dina Loghin
Social inequalities and decentralization. Theoretical viewpoints and evidences from the health system reform in Romania – Doru Botezat
The seen and unseen face of ethical codes within the health care system – Daniela Tatiana Agheorghiesei (Corodeanu)
Family in the social teachings of Pople Leon XIII – Nadia-Elena Văcaru

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Current performances in consacrated political and civic strategies – Ştefania Bejan

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EXPERIENCES AND INTERVIEWS
Interview with Mrs. ÉVA GYÖRKI, administrator of the protected unit S.C. TIMURAL GROUP S.R.L. - Mihaela Pitea

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Improving the economical activities of social economy structures and gathering experience through dedicated events – Mihaela Steliana Munteanu

BOOK REVIEW
Book review. Inertia and change. The social dimensions of transition in Romania (Traian Rotariu şi Vergil Voineagu coord.) – Alexandru Ovidiu Bufnilă

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY – 4/2012 (October 2012)

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Romania of the urban ghettos – favourite space for the amasses of social supported persons – Viorel Mionel
Social economy: a new science – Cristinel Bleandă

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EXPERIENCES AND INTERVIEWS
Interview with Georg Schoen, Venture Coordinator Austria & CEE, Ashoka - Livia Rădulescu
Developing ASAT solidarity partnerships to support the small local producers: stakes and premises - Mihaela Veţan, Sergiu Florean

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Eco-reintegration: a project for the social inclusion of ex-cons – Cristina Baluţă

BOOK REVIEWS
Social economy: from business to social profit (Adrian Rista, Tanas Stanciu (eds) – Gheorghe Pascaru
Consumer cooperative. Principles and values of the cooperative (Vidu Bidilean, Ioan Crișan) – Mihaela Pitea

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY – 3/2012 (July 2012)

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Social fundamentals of entrepreneurship – Angelica-Nicoleta Neculăesei, Adriana Prodan, Irina Teodora Manolescu
Implications of the school-community partnership in shaping pupils’ responsibility – Carmen Palaghia, Vasile Miftode
Social economy and the state. A new type of social contract – Cristinel Bleandă

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
The effects of social economy and social protection on poverty. Statistics and viewpoints – Daniela Vîrjan
Voluntary actions. Some remarks about the student’s representations and opinion about volunteering – Adrian Netedu, Andreea Blaj

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EXPERIENCES AND INTERVIEWS
Interview with Mr. Gheorghe Chioaru, President of „Omenia” Pensioners Mutual Aid Association – Mihaela Pitea
Interview with Ms. Laila Onu, Executive Director of „Pentru Voi” Foundation - George Pascaru

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Baia Mare employer attitudes towards hiring people with disabilities. A case study - Florian Sălăjeanu
The Microfarm of Speranţa Association – Ioana Popescu
The European Forum: „Quality social services in every community – challenges and opportunities” - Simona Maria Stănescu

BOOK REVIEW
Our demographic distress. Romania’s population according to the october 2011 census (Vasile Gheţău) – Aura Alexandrescu

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY – 2/2012

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Regulations with Community and Nationwide Impact on Social Economy – Simona Stanescu, Catalin Luca
The Legal Framework for Social Dialogue – The Premise of Social Economy - Mihaela Tofan, Mihai-Bogdan Petrisor
Social Economy and Active Ageing, an Integrated Response to the Challenges of Modern Society - Aura-Mihaela Alexandrescu
Catholic Church and Social Ecnomy – Egidiu Condac

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EXPERIENCES AND INTERVIEWS
Interview with Mrs. Carmen Grigoras, President of Spehro Association from Romania – George Pascaru
Interview with Mr. Eugen Curelaru, President of FEDERALCOOP of Iasi - Mihaela Pitea
Interview with Mrs. Teia Gavrilescu, President of Viitorplus Association – Cătălin Luca
Interview with Mr. Wilhelm Schuster, Member of Biocoop Sibiu - Liliana Foca

SOCIAL ECONOMY. ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Everything begins with the people – Andreea Sterea, Arpad Mathe
The Social Store – Egidiu Condac
An Umbrella NGO for Social Economy Entities: The National League of Handicraft Cooperative Organizations with Disabled Employees (L.N.O.P.H.C.M.) – Ioana Ene
Supporting romanian companies towards a competitive and sustainable development – Alina-Nona Petric
An investment for the future: The Social Economy Master Program – Iosefina Cristina Loghin

BOOK REVIEWS
Solidarity Economy: Alternative or Palliative? (Guigue, B.) – Ada-Marlen Chmilevschi
Demography and Sociology of Population (Rotariu, T.) – Alexandru Ovudiu Bufnilă

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AUTHORS

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY – 1/2012

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Social Economy – A Conceptual Framework - Romeo Asiminei
Institutions and Socio-Economic Development of Community - Doru Botezat
Remedial Policies and Dependence on Social Benefits - Nina Mihaela Mihalache

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
Interview with Marieke Huysentruyt, SELUSI academic coordinator – Mihaela Pitea
Interview with Roxana Damaschin, Enterprise Development Director at NESsT Europe – Gheorghe Pascaru and Adriana Doboş

EXPERIENCES, ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
Social Enterprises in Italy, starting points for Romania- experiences from the „Social Economy-real chances for a better life” project – Sorina Georgeta Corman
The integration of post-institutionalized youth on the labour market – 15 years’ experience – Iulian Ghica
Innovations in Polish social economy. Good practices Cafe-Bookstore „Cooperative” – Katarzyna Zabratańska, Anna Szadkowska-Ciężka, Piotr Krośniak
Strengthening the capacity of Romanian companies to develop social partnerships – Corporate Social Responsibility - Cristina Vişinoiu
Social Economy a solution for the development of Roma Communities in Romania – Mihaela Ghinescu

BOOK REVIEWS
Trends and Challenges for Co-Operatives and Social Enterprises in Developed and Transition Countries (Carlo Borzaga, Roger Spear) – Cristina Ramona Tudosă
Capitalism and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe (Grzegov Ekiert, Stephan Hanson, coord.) – Oana Dumitrescu
The Humanitarian Ideology or the Lost Otherness’s Show (Bernard Hours) – Maria Lorena Ţăruş
General Sociology (Petre Andrei) – Alexandru Ovidiu Bufnilă

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ECONOMY – 1/2011

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SOCIAL ECONOMY. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
SOCIAL-ECONOMIC THEORETICAL CONNECTIONS: THEORIES OF SOCIAL CHANGE – Camelia Nicoleta Morariu, Mihaela Dana Ignat
MENTALITY AND IDEOLOGICAL CONSTRUCT IN SOCIAL ECONOMY – Cristina Gavriluţă
SOCIAL ENTERPRISES IN THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL-ECONOMIC CONTEXT – Victor Nicolăescu

SOCIAL ECONOMY. EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES
SOCIAL ECONOMY AND THE LABOR MARKET IN THE CURRENT CONTEXT - Daniela Vîrjan
INTERVIEW WITH MR HARALD HAUBEN, BERNARD BRUHNES INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE IN ROMANIA – Gheorghe Pascaru and Adriana Doboş

EXPERIENCES, ORGANISATIONS AND PRACTICES
SOCIAL ECONOMY– OWN EXPERIENCE AND UNCERTAINTIES – Mihaela Steliana Munteanu
INTERVIEW WITH MR. TADEUSZ DURCZOK, REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE ASSOCIATION FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION POLAND – Gheorghe Pascaru and Mihaela Pitea

BOOK REVIEWS
SOCIAL ECONOMY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP. AN ANALYSIS OF THE NON-PROFIT SECTOR (Mihaela Vlăsceanu) – Mihaela Pitea, Adriana Doboş
BEST PRACTICES IN SOCIAL ECONOMY IN GREECE AND OTHER EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES (Sorin Cace (editor) Victor Nicolăescu, Andreia-Nicoleta Scoican) – Daniela Nicolăescu
MODERN SOCIAL WORK THEORY (Malcolm Payne) – Camelia Bârsan
AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MASS-MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY IN POST-COMMUNIST ROMANIA (Daniel Şandu şi Sorin Bocancea) – Alexandru Bodnariu

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The authors should take into consideration the interdisciplinary and multinational addressability when they write their works. They should also take into consideration the implications of the analysis for the readers from other study areas, other countries and other subjects. The stereotypical presentation of individuals and social groups should be avoided.

The articles will contain the specified number of words including the abstract, keywords, notes and references:

  1. For theoretical studies: 5000-7000 words
  2. For empirical studies: 5000-7000 words
  3. For described experiences and best practices: 1800-2200 words
  4. For book reviews: 800-1200 words

The text should not have already been published or sent to another publication. If the author has a similar article published, he/she should specify this.

The authors should respect the deadlines for papers submissions (10th March and 10th September) and for submitting the reviewed papers (one week after peerreview
feedback).

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In order to ensure the peer-review process, the authors are asked to send the article in Romanian and in English Languages, in two copies each, of which one without the identification data and without any clue regarding the article’s author.

We welcome articles that reflect the studies and researches conducted by the authors in recent years on the following topics:
a. the history and origins of the social economy;
b. social solidarity and entrepreneurship;
c. participatory democracy / active citizenship;
d. social justice;
e. social inclusion;
f. liberalism and Christian solidarity;
g. individual welfare – social welfare;
h. individual responsibility – social responsibility;
i. personal autonomy – social autonomy;
j. societal conflicts and cooperation;
k. forms of social economy and practices;
l.  family – as a unit of social structure;
m. contemporary European cooperative movement;
b. sustainable development;
o. fight against poverty;
p. Social Cohesion;
q. full employment;
r. experiences of local, regional and national social economy;
s experience and training practices of the social economy;
t. other topics of interest to social economy.

Structure of article

The authors are asked to respect the following indications regarding the articles’ structure:

  • TITLE: Cambria, 14, centred, uppercase;
  • Name and surname (Cambria 12, right align);
  • Contact details – as footnote, one for each author – academic title, the name of the department and of the institution, correspondence address, phone number, e-mail address (Cambria 9);
  • Abstract: 150 – 200 words, Cambria, 10, 1;
  • Key words: between 3 and 8, Cambria, 10, right align, it;
  • The main text:  Cambria, 12, line spacing 1.5, justified;
  • Acknowledgments (if needed);
  • The author’s contribution to the article;
  • Notes;
  • References.

The tables and the images should be presented one by one on the page at the end of the article, with title, numbering and the source.

Structure of abstracts

For empirical / experimental manuscripts:

1. Theme and objective research.
2. Research methodology.
3. Characteristics of participants in the study / studied community.
4. Approximate or expected results.
5. Concludes with implications and applications results.

For synthesis / theoretical studies:

1. Theme study.
2. Theoretical perspective from which starts the study, the objective of the study.
3. The sources used (eg databases, the type of literature review, possible criteria for selecting it).
4. The main conclusions reached in the analysis / synthesis theory.

For the presentation of experiences:

1. Type of experience.
2. Characteristics of the organization / action set
3. New issues / positive experience
4. Possible questions / suggestions for future studies / future experiences.

Text style

The authors are asked to take into consideration the following indications regarding the text’s style:

  • For the English language use the British style;
  • The first title should be written with bold, the first letter is capital and left aligned;
  • Number the paragraphs or the sections with Arab numbers. Avoid very short paragraphs or one sentence paragraph;
  • Use bold in text only for subtitles (numbered, aligned);
  • To underline in a text words or expressions, use the underline function (Ctrl+U) from Microsoft Word programme.Example: Social economy is the area where the vulnerable groups may find a job.
  • The word written in a foreign language will be italicized in the text of the Romanian language.
    Example: Coping mechanisms of child victims of abuse and neglect vary depending on……
  • In the main text, the numerals from one to ten should be written in words, but for higher numbers should be used numbers (e.g. 11, 23, 264);
  • All the acronyms should be written fully for the first time, even those that are used really often (e.g. UK, EU etc);
  • Footnotes are allowed only for details and technical information (including statistical data);
  • Write ‘percent’ (not %!) with the exception of illustrative brackets;
  • Do not leave empty spaces between text and punctuation.

Quotation and bibliography

Write the author’s surname, the year of the book’s apparition and the page (if it exists) between brackets, in the text (Cole 1992, p. 251).
If the author is quoted in an article published in a professional journal, the page will not be mentioned in brackets.
References with one author (Cole, 1992, p. 251); (Babencki, 2015)
References that have between two and six authors, all must be mentioned. For example: (Anghelescu, Morăraşu, Martinoiu, Tiara, Levent & Zamisnicu, 2015, p. 97).
For references that have more than six authors use the following form (Luca et al., 2012).
IMP: every author should be mentioned in the bibliography (it is not allowed a style as this: et al!).

The complete list of the quoted references, arranged in alphabetical order by surnames should be written with 1.5 line spacing, at the end of the article, using the following style:

  1. Cole, T. (1992). The Journey of Life. A Cultural History of Aging in America. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  2. Elder, G.H. and Clipp, E.C. (1988). Wartime losses and social bonding: influences across 40 years in men’s lives. Psychiatry, 51 (1), 177-198.
  3. Luca, C., Pivniceru. M.-M., Gulei, A.-S., Foca, L., Pop, M., Amaziliței, O.-E., Acasandrei, G., Ungurianu, N., Zaharia, D. A., & Rotaru, M.-N. (2012). Metodologie de asistență psihosocială a copiilor remigranți. Iași: Editura SEDCOM LIBRIS.

For references on laws:
Please indicate, inside text: the known title of document and the identification code: (Com(2007) 332 Final) or  the known title of document and year: Social assistance law (2011);

On references: The author / the institution that published or the name of the host institution. The date/year. The title. Identification code. Published in ….. or  Available at:…. [the date of the page’s visit].

Quoting the text and bibliography of national legislative documents should be followed:
In text: (art. 3, alin. 2 Law 272/2004)
The bibliography: Law number 272 on the protection and promotion of children’s rights. Published in the Official Gazette no. 159, Part I of 5 March 2014.

Citing online publications
Mention in text the author and year (Luca & Pivniceru, 2008)
For bibliography: Luca, C., & Pivniceru, M.-M. (coord.) (2009). Interviewing guide of the child in legal proceedings.  București: Hamangiu. Accessed on http://www.unicef.ro/wp-content/uploads/guide-listening-children- new legal proceedings 1.pdf

Citing the web pages of institutions
In text: (Social Alternatives Association, 2016)
For bibliography: Social Alternatives Association. (2016). Children with parents detained – invisible children. Retrieved on 17/03/2016, on http://www.socialalternative.ro/children with parents detained – invisible-children/

The following indications should be respected:

  • The authors are asked to reduce at minimum the references to unpublished works or that which are to be presented at conferences, as they are difficult to find by readers. If this type of reference is used, you should indicate: the conference’s title, the organiser, the place and the date at which  the work will be presented.
  • Titles of Books and Magazines are Written with Italics, Tile Case (each word with capital).
  • The Works Titles, articles and chapters should be written using sentence case (only the first letter capital) without italics.
  • You should use (eds/coord) and (ed/coord) …. where necessary (without capitals, dot after ‘ed.’, but not after ‘eds’!)

Internet pages or online publications quotation

  • Mention the author, the date, the title, the institution that published or the name of the host institution, as the same as a printed publication.
  • Then specify: Available online at …..or the Complete internet address [the date of the page’s visit]

Tables

  • The tables should be in text or presented on separate pages at the end of the paper, consecutively numbered and you should write the source.
  • The dimensions should fit the dimensions of a page of 228 x 152 mm (of which the text takes 184 x 114 mm).
  • The title should be written before the table, with the first letter capital, italics.
  • The content of the table: the names of the rows / columns should be written with the first letter capital. Short titles are preferred. The technical or methodological details (for example, the sample, type of statistics) should be described in the name or in the notes regarding the tables. Only one decimal should be used.

Images

  • The references are made on separate pages, consecutively numbered.
  • The captions should be in separate files.
  • Inside of the text you should mention the approximate place of the tables and images.

Copyright: Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The author (authors) has (have) the full responsibility of the articles’ content. The submitting (Corresponding) author is responsible for ensuring that the article’s publication has been approved by all the other coauthors. It is also the authors’ responsibility to ensure that the articles emanating from a particular institution are submitted with the approval of the necessary institution. Only an acknowledgment from the editorial office officially establishes the date of receipt. Further correspondence and proofs will be sent to the corresponding author(s) before publication unless otherwise indicated.