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Grupul de socializare apreciativ. Prezentarea modelului - Appreciative Group Socilaization. Model Presentation


  • Simona PONEA

    () (Researcher Assistent at Lumen Research Center in Humanistic Sciences Iasi, Romania)

  • Lecturer Ph.D. Antonio SANDU

    () (Lecturer Ph.D. at Faculty of Law, Mihail Kogalniceanu University, Iasi, Substitute Lecturer Ph.D. at Al. I. Cuza University, Iasi and Researcher at Lumen Research Center in Humanistic Sciences, Romania)


Appreciative group socialization appeared of the active collaboration of specialists from the Bureau of Support and Advice for Disabled People, the Diecesan Centre of Caritas (, active volunteers and service users involved. It added that an important role in the process of analyzing the needs of beneficiaries to participate in group. The analysis was conducted in a pragmatic manner as their experiences of beneficiaries involved as volunteers, other volunteers involved in practical and analyzing records of beneficiaries, especially the social surveys. An important role was played by the views of beneficiaries and the desire to involve volunteers. Apprecitive group socialization comprised of a number of elements taken from the literature that treats this subject, and a number of elements of appreciative inquiry, the process of socialization, the process of empowerment and also the partnership process.

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  • Simona PONEA & Lecturer Ph.D. Antonio SANDU, 2010. "Grupul de socializare apreciativ. Prezentarea modelului - Appreciative Group Socilaization. Model Presentation," Postmodern Openings, Editura Lumen, Department of Economics, vol. 2(2), pages 27-40, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:lum:rev3rl:v:2:y:2010:i:2:p:27-40

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    Appreciative group socialization; types of groups; appreciative inquiry; empowerment; partnership; equalty;

    JEL classification:

    • A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
    • J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination


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