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Research Committee on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy RC19
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Established in 1968

Objectives
The purpose is to promote theoretically grounded empirical research on: the sources and character of social problems; the planning and administration of social programs; and more generally, public policies and intervention strategies aimed at alleviating social problems and influencing the society in that regard (Article I of the Statutes of RC 19). The Committee especially encourages comparative research. Thus, membership to RC19 is open to scholars actively engaged in research and/or teaching on the subjects mentioned above.

Constitution

Board 2010-2014
President
Joakim PALME, Uppsala University, Sweden, joakim.palme@statsvet.uu.se
Vice-Presidents
Ana GUILLEN, Universidad Oviedo, Spain
Huck-ju KWON, Seoul National University, South Korea
Secretary/Treasurer
Daniel BELAND, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, daniel.beland@usask.ca          
Officers at Large
Jimi O. ADESINA, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Bjørn HVINDEN, NOVA, Norway
Bruno PALIER, Sciences Po, France
Claus WENDT, University of Siegen, Germany

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XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology

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Once or twice a year distributed by e-mail/mail. Edited by the RC19 President and the Secretary.

2013 PDF file
2012 PDF file
2011 PDF file
2010 PDF file
2009 PDF file
2008 PDF file
2007 PDF file



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