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La partecipazione di bambini, ragazzi e famiglie nei servizi di tutela minorile: le rappresentazioni degli operatori sociali digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA | Online First | Open Access
Year: 2022
Families’ participation in child protection is a challenge both in its theoretical interpretation and practice implementation. When social workers have to protect children from their own family, they must reflect on how to guarantee the exercise of parents and children’s rights and duties. After a brief outline of research on parents and children’s participation in Child Protection, this paper presents results from quantitative research. Social workers are asked to define the concept of participation...
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STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2 digital
Format: Digital issue
Year: 2022
Secondo fascicolo del 2022
Culture and the City. Reappraising the Development of Culture and Cultural Studies at the Centre for Contemporary Culture Studies (Birmingham School) digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2
Year: 2022
This paper examines the development of theory and practice at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS), popularly known as the Birmingham School, through the conceptual lens of the term culture. During the Centre’s management by Richard Hoggart, Stuart Hall, and Richard Johnson there is a move from literary analysis as social analysis towards a practical theorising that enables practitioners to work with popular forms of cultural production, before exposing the hidden narratives of individuals before a cultural product in its creation and usage...
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Lo spazio della lettura. Riflessioni sociologiche sulla biblioteca pubblica e l’immaginario digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2
Year: 2022
This paper seeks to analyse the space of reading by specifically targeting an adequate environment: the public library. Here, reading can be grasped in its social dimension and its multiform nature. Given that reading can be understood within the context of the public library, the very act of reading can be considered a decoding exercise within the library itself. This article explains some interpretative approaches that regard the public library as a dense space by connecting heuristic possibilities offered through sociological knowledge and through the lens of the social imaginary...
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Invecchiamento attivo tra opportunità e rischi: il caso di una città metropolitana digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2
Year: 2022
Active ageing is the process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance quality of life as people age (WHO 2002). This article aims at describing the diverse interventions that different actors implemented in a city of Northern Italy for (partially) self-sufficient people aged 65 or over, in order to recognize the different reasonings that oriented them, with reference to the active ageing paradigm...
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Strangeness as a Difference in Value Systems: Florian Znaniecki’s Stranger digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2
Year: 2022
The figure of the stranger was central to the ideas of sociologists of the Chicago school. Key among these works is the great tome, The Polish Peasant in Europe and America (1918-1920). After 100 years since the publication, this research is still very actual and challenging. The study investigates the social figure of Polish emigrant, adopting a descriptive system that involves all the stages of the migration trajectory and the social processes that are at its basis...
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Ereditare: il contesto, le scelte e ritorno digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2
Year: 2022
This contribution focuses on a topic that has been rather neglected by studies and sociological research: the intergenerational transmission of wealth. The purpose is to illustrate i. the institutional, regulatory, economic and demographic features that characterize the context of the succession; ii. the existing relationships between these characteristics and individual decisions regarding inheritance; iii. the emerging social effects...
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Orthodox Christianity, Modernity and Human Rights: A Sociological Assessment digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2
Year: 2022
Over the centuries, Orthodox Christianity has developed conflictual experiences with respect to the main Western model of modernity. Recently, it has shown a complicated relationship with some of its phenomena such as human rights. According to this backdrop, we explore the sociological nexus among religion, modernity and human rights within the case of Orthodox Christianity...
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Valutare la produzione scientifica. Alcune riflessioni nel campo della sociologia digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA | Online First | Open Access
Year: 2020
Focusing the reflection on the Italian experience, the present article discusses two distinct but closely related theses. The first one is that bibliometrics can be used in the evaluation of scientific production even in the field of Sociology, at least in perspective. The second one affirms that bibliometric indicators can be a useful tool to support the evaluation but cannot replace the evaluation itself.
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Youth on discrimination: a platform for self-expression through the photovoice digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA | Online First | Open Access
Year: 2020
Within the European project Story_S, supporting successful educational paths for Roma youth through peer to peer education, a participatory anti-discrimination campaign was built with young people of different backgrounds, in Milan and Rome. An intersectional approach is proposed to reflect together with young students on the topic of discrimination and to build, through the photovoice, a photographic campaign addressed to their peers...
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La ricerca scientifica di social work. Quale oggettività per lo studio della soggettività profonda? digital
Format: Article | STUDI DI SOCIOLOGIA - 2022 - 2
Year: 2022
The paper discusses epistemological issues about major communalities and differences between Sociology and Social work’s styles of social research. Compared with conventional methods and contents of macro-sociological research, Social work is ideographical in essence, as micro «clinical » approaches in medicine and psychotherapy...
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