Religious Beliefs and Superstitions in Contemporary Romania. A Socio-Anthropological -- Understanding Institutional Trust. What Does it Mean to Trust the Health System? -- When Statistics are Moved by Words. Biopolitic of International Migration Flows in Contemporary Italy -- Romanian Diaspora and Its President -- Microcredit and Quality of Life: An Analysis Model -- Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation of the Entrance Draft Tests from Mathematics -- Methods and Models of Social Planning in Italy -- Social Sustainability in Urban Regeneration: Indicators and Evaluation Methods in the EU 2020 Programming -- Stopping the Evil or Settling for the Lesser Evil: An Experimental Study of Costly Voting with Negative Payoffs in a TRS Electoral System -- Public Values and Social Communication -- ABOUT “The Using Value” of Religion in the Academic Studies -- Christian Tradition in the Modern Public Sphere. The Case of Romanian Orthodox Church ---
Methodological Issues for the Analysis of Bullying in Educational Environments -- Perceptions of the Family Receiving Social Benefits Regarding Access to Healthcare -- New Trends in Obtaining Geographical Informations: Interpretation of Satellite Images -- Misconceptions of Czech and Turkısh Unıversity Students in Providing Citations -- 10pt; line-height: 115%;">Identity and "New Social Tourism" -- Weak Emergentism and Social Systems -- Fuzzy Sets and Algebraic Hyperoperations to Model Interpersonal Relations -- Fuzzy Events, Fuzzy Probability, and Applications in Social Sciences -- Alternative Fuzzy Operations and Total Fuzzy Regression Models -- Some Connections between Binary Block Codes and Hilbert Algebras -- Questionnaires in Linguistics Using the Bar and the Hv-Structures -- Strategies for a Sociological Diagnosis of Communicational Environment of Students -- Press Portrayals of the Psychological Experiences of People Involved in Organ Transplantation ---
Trends in Demographic Evolution of Romania in the Beginning 21st Century -- Urban Mediattivism in Web 3.0. Case Analysis: The City of Chieti -- Notes on Some Diplomatic Cryptosystems Used in the 17th and 18th Centuries -- The Logos from Reason to the Wonder of Mind Ph. D. -- Morals as Social Therapy in Ștefan Odobleja’s Vision -- Gnostic Libertinism? Gnostic Views on Ethics -- Evaluation Research and Evaluativity in Social Planning: Towards a Fluent Evaluation Model -- From Trajectory Modeling to Social Habits and Behaviors Analysis -- Clinical Method in Professional Pedagogy and in Social Sciences -- Expectations Towards Animal-Assisted Interventions and Improvement on Quality of life: Triangulating Information from Different Actors and Levels of Analysis -- Literature as an Interpretative Method for Socio-Political Scenarios -- New Media Education: The Contribution of Social Sciences to Training Teacher.
The papers collected in this volume focus on new perspectives on individuals, society, and science, specifically in the field of socio-economic systems. The book is the result of a scientific collaboration among experts from “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi (Romania), “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy), "University of Defence" of Brno (Czech Republic), and "Pablo de Olavide" University of Sevilla (Spain). The heterogeneity of the contributions presented in this volume reflects the variety and complexity of social phenomena. The book is divided in four Sections as follows. The first Section deals with recent trends in social decisions. Specifically, it aims to understand which are the driving forces of social decisions. The second Section focuses on the social and public sphere. Indeed, it is oriented on recent developments in social systems and control. Trends in quantitative theories and models are described in Section 3, where many new formal, mathematical-statistical tools for modelling complex social phenomena are presented. Finally, Section 4 shows integrative theories and models; particularly, it deals with the ethical, cultural and political approaches to social science, the pedagogical methods, and the relationship between literature, politics, religion and society. The book is addressed to sociologists, philosophers, mathematicians, statisticians, people interested in ethics, and specialists in the fields of communication, social, and political sciences. ..