• Nina Mihaela MIHALACHE PhDs. university lecturer, Department of Sociology and Social Work, University “Al. I. CUZA” Iaşi,


poverty – impoverishment, social previsions politics, self will poverty, individual / collective responsibility, new poverty, extreme poverty, standard poverty, anti – impoverishment social politics


Has poverty existed in all times? Has it been researched and to which scope? Who is responsible for Poverty: individuals, societies or politics?The concept of ”poverty” has been given many definitions, from various theoretical perspectives, as well as from the view of numerous historical periods and cultural backgrounds. Although there have been extremely complex researches on ”poverty”, one could not provide ”recipes” for the eradication of this phenomenon.The research on poverty remains a permanent concern and challenge for the professionals in the field.


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