Anca Dohotariu

Anca Dohotariu holds a PhD in Sociology (Ecole Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales Marseille, 2010) and she is currently Associate Professor at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Bucharest. Her research interests are related to social and family policies, equal opportunities policies, family sociology, and gender studies. She coordinated different research projects and received several fellowships, among which “Family Policies and Gender Equality in Eastern and Central Europe. A comparative study Romania-Hungary”, within Babeş-Bolyai University (2011-2013), or “Child minders in Bucharest: a shadowed category between law, employment and social norms”, financed by ERSTE Foundation (2012-2013, with Ionela Băluță). She is also member (since 2012) of the Research Group CR 08, Association Internationale des Sociologues de Langue Française, and member (since 2011) of the Association of Romanian Sociologists, as well as affiliate to the European consortium related to the M.A. program E.G.A.L.E.S. : 

Recent publications:

  • (ed.) Familia în România, între social şi politic. O incursiune diacronică pluridisciplinară (Bucureşti, 2017).
  • Le couple non marié. Du politique au social dans le postcommunisme roumain (Iaşi, 2013).
  • and over 13 articles among which “The unmarried couple in post-communist Romania: a qualitative sociological approach”, The History of the Family, 20 (4), 2015: 579-592.

Based mainly on a qualitative sociological approach, Anca Dohotariu’s research interests are related to the recent dynamics of the cultural meanings, practices and norms that govern the institution of family life in post-socialist Romania, placed in the broader context of other Central and Eastern European countries.

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