Problemy Polityki Społecznej (Social Policy Issues) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal devoted to social policy, the welfare state and social problems. We publish empirical and theoretical articles, comparative analyses, including studies encompassing international, national, regional and local issues, and reviews. The mission of the journal is to deepen the understanding of social policy and social issues in Central and Eastern European countries.
The journal has been, first bi-annually and then quarterly, published since 1999. It was created at the initiative of the research staff of the Institute of Social Policy of the University of Warsaw and the Committee of Labour and Social Policy Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, which remains its scientific patron.