RC19 Open Session 3

Saturday, 21 July 2018: 08:30-10:20
RC19 Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (host committee)

Language: English

The Research Committee on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (RC19) brings together an active and lively community from different fields of social sciences. 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. 
Session Organizers:
Juliana MARTINEZ FRANZONI, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica and Fernando FILGUEIRA, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Sociales del Uruguay (CIESU), Uruguay
Alexandra KAASCH, Bielefeld University, Germany
Oral Presentations
The Idea of Transformative Social Policy: Securing Well-Being in an African Context
Jimi ADESINA, College of Graduate Studies, University of South Africa, South Africa
The Four Worlds of Global Welfare
Erdem YORUK, Koc University, Turkey; Kerem YILDIRIM, Sabancı University, Turkey; Ibrahim OKER, University of Minnesota, USA
Social Assistance As a Counter-Insurgency Strategy in Contemporary China
Yao LI, Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School, USA; Burak GUREL, Koc University, Turkey
The Public Schools for Poorer Brazilians: Unequal Educational Policies in Brazil
Carlos Andre GOMES, Federal University of Minas Gerais, France