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Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Sociologia

The journal welcomes multidisciplinary and comparative approaches in the fields of sociology, social work, social policies, anthropology, urban and rural studies. Articles that address social issues from Central and Eastern Europe from a global perspective, develop historical comparisons or critical reflections, are particularly appreciated. The core of each thematic issue is composed of research articles with empirical grounding. Methodological discussion papers and book reviews compose distinct sections. A special section entitled Romanian Sociology Today publishes recent research papers relevant for the state-of-art of sociology in Romania.

Why subscribe and read

Studia UBB Sociologia was one of the first Sociology journals in Romania, fully published in English since 2008. The majority of articles are authored by Eastern European scholars who embrace a theoretically informed, empirically grounded, comparative and critical perspective on social changes in the region.


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All articles should be written in English and submitted electronically to studiasociologia@socasis.ubbcluj.ro with CC to studiasociology@gmail.com, respecting the manuscript guidelines and announced deadlines.

Teodor Hărăguş Paul, "Babes-Bolyai University"

Executive Editor:
Dana Domșodi, "Babes-Bolyai University”

Editorial Board:
Dan Chiribucă, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Mircea Comsa, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Zsombor CSAT, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Irina Culic, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Sorin Gog, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Mihai Iovu, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Péter László, "Babes-Bolyai University
Marius Lazăr, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Gyöngyi Pásztor, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Raluca Pernes, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Norbert Petrovici, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Livia Popescu, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Cristina Raţ, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Adina Rebeleanu, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Anca Simionca, "Babes-Bolyai University"
Gabriel Troc, "Babes-Bolyai University"

Advisory Board:
Raymond Boudon, L'Université de Paris Sorbonne IVe
Barbara Einhorn, University of Sussex
Vasile Dîncu, University of Bucharest
Mihai Dinu Gheorghiu, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University
Wilfried Heller, University of Potsdam
Petru Ilut, "Babes-Bolyai" University
István Horváth, "Babes-Bolyai" University
Don Kalb, Utrecht University and Central European University
David Kideckel, Central Connecticut State University
Enikő Albert-Lőrincz, "Babes-Bolyai" University
August Österle, University of Vienna
Traian Rotariu, "Babes-Bolyai" University
Dumitru Sandu, University of Bucharest
Kazimierz Słomczyński, The Ohio State University
Jan Sundin, Linköping University


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