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Impact Effectiveness and Sustainability of Social Policies and Local Democracy Through the Social Involvement (English version)



    () (PhD, Profesor. Departamento de SociologĂ­a y PolĂ­tica Social. Decano de la Facultad de Trabajo Social de la Universidad de Murcia. Campus de Espinardo. 30.071, Espinardo (Murcia),SPAIN)


The paper presents an analysis and an evaluation of the opportunities, contributions and limitations that the institutionalized participation structures present in the field of Local Social Services to study in depth the democratic process in local public policies, as well as the proposals and alternatives that, from their participants would suppose to intensify for the local governance and for the efficacy of centers, organizations and social intervention professions. For its proper illustration and contextualization we mention the reform lines that introduce the new Autonomic Social Services Laws and also the findings and conclusions obtained trough an empirical research about citizenship in The Region de Murcia Social Policies contrasting and comparing their results with realities and trends observed in others studies and experiences.

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  • Enrique PASTOR SELLER, 2011. "Impact Effectiveness and Sustainability of Social Policies and Local Democracy Through the Social Involvement (English version)," Revista de cercetare si interventie sociala, Editura Lumen, Department of Economics, vol. 35, pages 7-27, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:lum:rev2rl:v:35:y:2011:i::p:7-27

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    1. Armenia ANDRONICEANU, 2014. "Absorption of the structural funds by the local administration of Bucharest," REVISTA ADMINISTRATIE SI MANAGEMENT PUBLIC, Faculty of Administration and Public Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 2014(23), pages 36-45, December.

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    Civic participation; community development; local social services; local social policies; community intervention.;

    JEL classification:

    • A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate
    • H83 - Public Economics - - Miscellaneous Issues - - - Public Administration


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