Referees and Authors


Referees and Authors

REFEREES (Issues 10-0)


Olimpia Affuso (Univ. of Calabria)

Maria Carmela Agodi (Univ. Federico II, Naples)

Leonardo Allodi (Univ. of Bologna)

Luca Alteri (Ist. di Studi Politici S. Pio V, Rome)

Enrica Amaturo (Univ. Federico II, Naples)

Maurizio Ambrosini (Univ. of Milan)

Ignazia Bartholini (Univ. of Palermo)

Stefano Becucci (Univ. of Florence)

Luigi Berzano (Univ. of Turin)

Emiliano Bevilacqua (Univ. of Salento)

Rita Bichi (Catholic University, Milan)

Marco Binotto (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Giovanni Boccia Artieri (Univ. of  Urbino)

Federico Boni (Univ. Statale, Milan)

Maurizio Bonolis (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Marco Bontempi (Univ. of Florence)

Andrea Borghini (Univ. of Milan)

Marco Bruno (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Livia Bruscaglioni (Univ. of Florence)

Anna Rita Calabrò (Univ. of Pavia)

Ilenya Camozzi (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Enzo Campelli (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Paolo Capuzzo (Univ. of Bologna)

Carla Cattaneo (Univ. of Pavia)

Alessandro Cavalli (Univ. of Pavia)

Elena Cedrola (Univ. of Macerata)

Marco Centorrino (Univ. of Messina)

Flavio Ceravolo (Univ. of Pavia)

Paolo Ceri (Univ. of Florence)

Massimo Cerulo (Univ. of Perugia)

Daniela Cherubini (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Giuliana Chiaretti (Univ. of Venice)

Marina Ciampi (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Roberto Cipriani (Roma Tre Univ.)

Carmine Clemente (Univ. of Bari)

Maddalena Colombo (Catholic University, Milan)

Maria Antonietta Confalonieri (Univ. of Pavia)

Fiammetta Corradi (Univ. of Pavia)

Antonio Costabile (Univ. of Calabria)

Vittorio Cotesta (Roma Tre Univ.)

Franco Crespi (Univ. of Perugia)

Valentina Cuzzocrea (Univ. of Cagliari)

Manuela Dal Zotto (Univ. of Pavia)

Alessandra Decataldo (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Giovanni Delli Zotti (Univ. of Trieste)

Giuseppe Luca De Luca Picione (Univ. Federico II, Naples)

Paolo De Nardis (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Fiorenza Deriu (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Marco Deriu (Univ. of Parma)

Aide Esu (Univ. of Cagliari)

Mauro Fabiano (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Carla Facchini (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Renato Fontana (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Luca Garavaglia (Univ. of Eastern Piedmont)

Fabio Gaspani (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Mihaela Gavrila (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Giovanna Gianturco (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Maurizio Ghisleni (Univ of Milan-Bicocca)

Giuseppe Giordan (Univ. of Padua)

Teresa Grande (Univ. of Calabria)

Silvana Greco (Freie Univ. Berlin)

Barbara Grüning (Univ. of Bologna)

Claudia Hassan (Univ. of Tor Vergata, Rome)

Roberta Iannone (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Paolo Jedlowski (Univ. of Calabria)

Domenico Lipari (Roma Tre Univ.)

Carmelo Lombardo (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Mariano Longo (Univ. of Salento)

Arianna Mainardi (Scuola Normale Sup., Pisa)

Maria Mancarella (Univ. of Salento)

Gemma Marotta (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Stefano Martelli (Univ. of Bologna)

Francesco Mattioli (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Antonio Maturo (Univ. of Bologna)

Lorenzo Migliorati (Univ. of Verona)

Laura Minestroni (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Carlo Mongardini (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Mario Morcellini  (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Roberto Moscati (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Gianluca Murgia (Univ. of Siena)

Gianmarco Navarini (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Enzo Pace (Univ. of Padua)

Donatella Pacelli (Univ. LUMSA, Rome)

Mauro Palumbo (Univ. of Genoa)

Ercole Giap Parini (Univ. of Calabria)

Vincenza Pellegrino (Univ. of Parma)

Massimo Pendenza (Univ. of Salerno)

Carlo Pennisi (Univ. of Catania)

Angela Perulli (Univ. of Florence)

Silvia Pezzoli (Univ. of Florence)

Marco Pitzalis (Univ. of Cagliari)

Walter Privitera (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Emanuela Reale (CERIS-CNR, Rome)

Paola Rebughini (Univ. of Milan)

Eligio Resta (Roma Tre Univ.)

Cirus Rinaldi (Univ. of Palermo)

Claudio Riva (Univ. of Padua)

Emanuele Rossi (Roma Tre Univ.)

Elisabetta Ruspini (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Carlo Ruzza (Univ. of Trento)

Nino Salamone (Univ. of Milan-Bicocca)

Luca Salmieri (Univ. La Sapienza, Rome)

Ambrogio Santambrogio (Univ. of Perugia)

Giuseppe Sciortino (Univ. of Trento)

Domenico Secondulfo (Univ. of Verona)

Sandro Segre (Univ. of Genoa)

Francesca Setiffi (Univ. of Padua)

Danilo Taglietti (Univ. Federico II, Naples)

Massimiliano Tarozzi (Univ. of Bologna)

Giuseppe Toscano (Univ. of Catania)

Maria Antonietta Trasforini (Univ. of Ferrara)

Alberto Trobia (Univ. of Palermo)

Luigi Tronca (Univ. of Verona)

Massimiliano Vaira (Univ. of Pavia)

Dario Verderame (Univ. of Salerno)

Laura Verdi (Univ. of Padua)

Paolo Zurla (Univ. of Bologna)



AUTHORS (Issues 11-0)



Issue No 11


Adam Arvidsson, University Federico II, Naples

Elanor Colleoni, Reputation Institute Italy

[Connective solidarity: co-working and the reconstruction of creative work]


Matteo Colleoni, University of Milan-Bicocca

Monica Gilli, University of Turin

[Eating in University: the results of a survey on the eating habits of the students of Milano-Bicocca]


Monica Bernardi, University of Milan-Bicocca

Giulia Mura, University of Milan-Bicocca

[Sharing economy and public institutions: the social innovation in urban contexts]


Alessandro Bozzetti, University of Bologna, Campus of Forlì

[Second generations and higher education: some remarks from an exploratory survey]


Rita Bichi, Catholic University, Milan

Sonia Stefanizzi, University Milan-Bicocca

Fabrizio Martire, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Introduction to the focus «Big Data, big challenges»]


Gianluca Vaccaro, Medi-Pragma Institut, Catania

[Models of choice: Big Data and Choice-Based Conjoint Analysis]


Cleto Corposanto, University of Catanzaro

Beba Molinari, University of Catanzaro

[Analysing data of Microblogging by the Sentiment Analysis. Which representativeness?]


Loris Di Giammaria, University La Sapienza, Rome

Maria Paola Faggiano, University La Sapienza, Rome

Stefano Nobile, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Textual Big Data. The Facebook campaign for the mayoral elections in Rome 2016: a mixed-methods perspective]


Francesco Marrazzo, University Federico II, Naples

Gabriella Punziano, University Federico II, Naples

[Online textual data and political communication analysis. Methodological issues and research perspectives]


Renato Grimaldi, University of Turin

Maria Adelaide Gallina,University of Turin

Simona Maria Cavagnero, University of Turin

[The value of personal data. A comparison between Italian, Romanians and Spanish students]


Biagio Aragona, University Federico II, Naples

Rosanna De Rosa, University Federico II, Naples

[Policy making at the time of Big Data: datascape, datasphere, data culture]


Lorenzo Sabetta, University of Missouri

Whatever works? Notes on Big Data and social theory


Silvana Greco, Freie Universität, Berlin

[Interview with Karl-Siegbert Rehberg]



Issue No 10


Andrea Lo Bianco, University La Sapienza, Rome

[A call for a «Grand Historical Sociology». Methods of historical social analysis]


Silvana Greco, Freie Universität, Berlin

[Visual artists in the German Democratic Republic and their cultural interactions with Italy. A brief overview]


Sandro Covolo, University of Verona

[Man's best friend? The changing representations of close relationships on the panorama of contemporary masculinity]


Matteo Rinaldini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

[Smart working and the de-structuring of time. Some considerations for study]


Rolando Marini, University for foreigners of Perugia

Giada Fioravanti, University for foreigners of Perugia

Matteo Gerli, University of Perugia

Giulia Graziani, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Young people, new media and public space]


Davide Borrelli, University Suor Orsola Benincasa, Naples

Roberto Serpieri, University Federico II, Naples

Danilo Taglietti, University Federico II, Naples

Domenico Trezza, University Federico II, Naples

[Content versus marketing strategies: masters degrees in Sociology and the promises they make to students]

Andrea Salvini, University of Pisa

[Introduction to the focus «Rediscovering Blumer»]


Raffaele Rauty, University of Salerno

[Herbert Blumer from Chicago to Berkeley: an intellectual biography. Some considerations]


Rita Bichi, Catholic University, Milan

[From Blumer to the reunification of method]


Andrea Salvini, University of Pisa

Irene Psaroudakis, University of Pisa

 [From lines to networks. Some implications of Blumer’s thought on the «alignment of action»]


Vincenzo Romania, University of Padua

[From variables to lyrical sociology: methodological approaches from Blumer to Abbott]


Giuseppina Cersosimo, University of Salerno

[Herbert Blumer’s influence on the ideas of Anselm Strauss]


Charlie Barnao, University of Catanzaro

[Autoethnography and symbolic interactionism: a way of being and seeing the world]


Marita Rampazi, University of Pavia

[Interview with Renate Siebert]



Issue No 9


Carmen Leccardi,  University of Milan-Bicocca

[Zygmunt Bauman. A note]


Mariano Longo, University of Lecce

[Southern societies and the ethnocentrism of social theory. Some considerations]


Lorenzo Sabetta, University La Sapienza, Rome

[The transition from latent to manifest: an issue with evaluation theory]


Francesco Amanti, University of Pisa

Paolo Rossi, University of Pisa

[Influence of birthplace on professional choices: the case of Italian universities]


Francesco Marrazzo, University Federico II, Naples

[New video professionals: the social relations of cultural production in online audiovisual platforms]


Paola Di Nicola, University of Verona

[The President’s speech at the 11th AIS national Conference]


Paola Borgna, University of Turin

[«Social inequalities are not a random occurrence». The analysis of Luciano Gallino]


Alessandro Ferrara, University Tor Vergata, Rome

[Justice and equality in the global society]


Mauro Magatti, Catholic University, Milan

[Conflict in the psychotic age (and the responsibility of the sociological community)]


Consuelo Corradi, LUMSA University, Rome

[Interview with Roberto Cipriani]



Issue No 8


Paola Borgna, University of Turin

[Luciano Gallino. Sociology as a scientific and democratic project]


Paolo De Nardis, University La Sapienza, Rome

Luca Alteri, University La Sapienza, Rome

[City living: the sociologist and urban science]


Fiammetta Corradi, University of Pavia

[Beyond the Obvious.  Ways to Empower Critical Discourse Analysis]


Lorenzo Migliorati, University of Verona

[«For the Fallen». Forms of memories of the First World War in Italian public discourse]


Monica Santoro, University of Milan

[Cohabiting couples and housework patterns]


Davide Borrelli, University Suor Orsola Benincasa, Naples

[The evaluation of quality: a «myth today»? Introductory remarks to the papers by Ian McNay and Jochen Gläser]


Ian McNay, University of Greenwich, London

[Imbalancing the academy: the impact of research quality assessment]


Jochen Gläser, Technical University, Berlin

[German universities move towards performance-based management of research portfolios]


Marita Rampazi, University of Pavia

[Interview with Franco Rositi]



Issue No 7


Franco Rositi, University of Pavia

[The object of Sociology]


Maria Grazia Gambardella, University of Milan-Bicocca

[Social centres in Milan. A history of a cultural resistance]


Paolo Iagulli, University of Bari

[The Sociology of Emotions of Norbert Elias: a Preliminary Analysis]


Irene Sartoretti, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Strasbourg

[Ikea furniture and the global domestic experience]


Alessandra Decataldo, University of Milan-Bicocca

Carla Facchini, University of Milan-Bicocca

Barbara Mazza, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Work after bachelor. A comparison between graduates in Sociology and in Communication Sciences from «La Sapienza» University]


Paola Di Nicola, University of Verona

[Interview with Marzio Barbagli]



Issue No 6


Walter Privitera, University of Milan-Bicocca

[Ulrich Beck: an intellectual path]


Carlo Mongardini, University La Sapienza, Rome

[The cultural meaning of «limits»]


Paola Di Nicola, University of Verona

[Recognition and respect: the dialectic alter-ego in the society of diversity]


Marialuisa Stazio, University of Cassino

[University careers and the art of riding a bike. A Shandian introduction to a study of life and work in Italian universities]


Carla Facchini, University of Milan-Bicocca

Paolo Zurla, University of Bologna

[Sociologists' skill-sets: education and employability]


Gianluca Argentin, University of Milan-Bicocca

Alessandra Decataldo, University of Milan-Bicocca

Giovanna Fullin, University of Milan-Bicocca

[The occupational outcomes of sociology graduates]


Francesca Colella, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Interview with Franco Ferrarotti]


Antonio De Caro, University Vita-Salute, San Raffaele, Milan

[Axial Age. The current debate on exchange and origin of civilizations]



Issue No 5


Vitantonio Gioia, University of Salento

[Werner Sombart: «modern capitalism» and its «future». A working hypothesis]


Roberta Iannone, University La Sapienza, Rome

[De-Humanization. The forgotten leitmotiv of Werner Sombart’s works]


Leonardo Allodi, University of Bologna

[The sociology of Werner Sombart between history and phenomenology]


Paolo Jedlowski, University of Calabria

[The Relationship between Sociology and Cultural Studies]


Margherita Sabrina Perra, University of Cagliari

Elisabetta Ruspini, University of Milan-Bicocca

[Feminisms and anti-feminisms? An attempt to explore the phenomenon, starting from the American movement Women Against Feminism]


Vincenza Pellegrino, University of Parma

[Precarious work in universities: new forms of subjugation and new strategies of resistance]


Elisa Bellè, University of Trento

Rossella Bozzon, University of Trento

Annalisa Murgia, University of Trento

Caterina Peroni, University of Trento

Elisa Rapetti, University of Trento

[Doing research in and on Academia. Old methodological issues and new practices of reflective observation]


Niccolò Bertuzzi, University of Milan-Bicocca

Paolo Borghi, University of Milan-Bicocca

[Knowledge workers: resistance and surrender? A dialogue on practices and theories]


Antonio Ciniero, University of Salento

[Migrants and the Roma community. A precarious worker researching precariousness]


Francesca Colella, University La Sapienza, Rome

[The crisis facing professions in Italy: early socialization and precarious work]


Chiara Marchetti, University of Milan

[Precarious work and geographical mobility. Reflections on transits and transformations in universities and society]


Manuela Naldini, University of Turin

[Interview with Chiara Saraceno]



Issue No 4


Antonio Costabile, University of Calabria

Massimo Tagarelli, University of Calabria

[Legality, change and crisis]


Sonia Bertolini, University of Turin

Rosy Musumeci, University of Turin

[Becoming parents in times of crisis: toward a re-traditionalization of the gender roles?]

Domenico Carbone, University of Eastern Piedmont

Flavio Ceravolo, University of Pavia

[The middle-class difficulty in Italy: inequality and disquiet]


Mario Ricciardi, Polytechnic University of Turin

[Friction Sociology]


Dario Verderame, University of Salerno

[Ritual and inclusive solidarity]


Annamaria Perino, University of Trento

[Towards certification for sociology professionals]


Franco Toniolo, President of the national Agency for the Regional Sanitary Services

[The «certification» of the SISS and health sociologists]


Patrizia Magnante, University of Tor Vergata, Rome

[Law 4/2013: progress made and compromises reached]


Maria Dettori, President of the national Commission «Register of professional sociologists»

[Which future for the sociological profession?]


Fiammetta Corradi, University of Pavia

[Interview with Alessandro Cavalli]


Mino B.C. Garzia, University of Trento

[Consolidating a scientific institution: the Trento Faculty of Sociology and its logical-experimental vocation]



Issue No 3


Roberta Bartoletti, University of Urbino

[Critical nature: regenerating human experience and society through gardening]


Andrea Millefiorini, Second University of Naples

[The Italian Political Crisis: Causes and Perspectives]


Marco Caselli, Catholic University, Milan

[Immigrants and local societies. Why and how to measure their integration]


Andrea Pogliano, University of Eastern Piedmont

Viviana Premazzi, University of Milan

[The space of the «second generations»: a critical analysis of media rituals]


Alessandro Bruschi, University of Florence

[Opening speech of the 10th National Conference]


Alessandro Cavalli, University of Pavia

[Scientific reliability]


Mauro Palumbo, University of Genoa

[Sociological knowledge as capacity of acting]


Mario Morcellini, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Our Reflection. The image of sociology in the media and public opinion]


Franco Crespi, University of Perugia

[Crisis of Sociology and sociology of crisis]


Massimo Cerulo, University of Turin

[Interview with Laura Balbo]


Mino B. C. Garzia, University of Trento

The birth of a scientific institution: the Trento Faculty of Sociology



Issue No 2


Davide Borrelli, University of Salento

Mihaela Gavrila, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Missing in action? Sociology in the public eye. A study of the figure of the sociologist in the media]


Adriano Cataldo, University of Trento

Marco Tosi, University of Trento

[The discouragement effect, atypical employment and work/family balance: a comparative analysis of northern and southern Italy]


Mario Salisci, University of Genoa

[Prayer as Relationship. An Analysis of Padre Pio Prayer Group Leaders]


Federico Denti, University of Milan-Bicocca

Moris Triventi, University of Milan-Bicocca

[When degrowth is negative. Trends in enrolment and graduation in Sociology degree courses in the last decade]


Marco Gui, University of Milan-Bicocca

[An analysis of Italian undergraduate programs in Sociology]


Alessandra Decataldo, University of Milan-Bicocca

Brunella Fiore, University of Sassari

[What professional opportunities for Italian Sociology graduates?]


Gianluca Argentin, University of Milan-Bicocca

[The labour market value of a degree in sociology. The crisis of the discipline and the difficulties faced by graduates in the labour market]


Domenico Secondulfo, University of Verona

[Interview with Vincenzo Cesareo]


Roberto Cipriani, Roma Tre University

[The Italian Sociological Tradition]


Mario Morcellini, University La Sapienza, Rome

Francesca Colella, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Half a century of Sociology in Rome. Contributions to an «ecology» of sociological ideas]



Issue No 1


Enzo Pace, University of Padua

[Religions on the web: how they communicate and how to study them]


Paola Di Nicola, University of Verona

[Social capital, quality of relationships, quality of life: well-being and satisfaction]


Luca Mori, University of Verona

Lorenzo Migliorati, University of Verona

[Italy's difficult past: cultural trauma and commemorations of the Resistance]


Anna Cossetta, University of Genoa

Alessandro Caliandro, University Statale, Milan

[Motherhood in online narrations]


Giovanni B. Sgritta, University La Sapienza, Rome

[For a Public Sociology?]


Antonio Schizzerotto, University of Trento

[Trento and Italian Sociology]


Adriana Luciano, University of Turin

[Sociology and the labour market: what future for sociology graduates?]


Maria Stella Agnoli, University La Sapienza, Rome

[Methodological training and the professionalization of sociology]


Carlo Barone, University of Trento

[«What jobs for sociologists?» The occupational outcomes of sociology graduates (and a few ideas for damage limitations)]


Remo Siza, University of Bologna

[The profession of the sociologist between development and diffusion of sociology]


Lello Savonardo, University Federico II, Naples

[Interview with Franco Crespi]



Issue No 0


Massimo Rosati, University of Tor Vergata, Rome

[The Elementary Forms of Religious Life 100 Years on: New Perspectives and Old Clichés]


Mario Aldo Toscano, University of Pisa

[For the Centenary of  The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, Contemporaries Read Durkheim]


Roberto Cipriani, Roma Tre University

[Grounded Theory, Sensitizing Concepts, and Computer-Assisted Theory Building]


Barbara Bertolani, University of Molise

Matteo Rinaldini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Mara Tognetti Bordogna, University of Milan-Bicocca

[Reunited Families: a Complex Process of Negotiation Concerning Transnational Practices and Civic Stratification]


Fiammetta Corradi, University of Pavia

[The Confidence of European Citizens in a Currency without a State]


Olimpia Affuso, University of Calabria

[Nostalgia: an Ambivalent Attitude]


Claudius Gellert, University of Urbino

[Recruitment Processes for Teaching and Research Positions in German Higher Education Institutions: Basic Features, Historical Perspectives and Present Problems]


Massimiliano Vaira, University of Pavia

[Academic Careers and Recruitment in Europe. Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway and the United Kingdom]


Paolo Rossi, University of Pisa

[The Dynamics and Outlook of Recruitment in the Italian University System]


Davide Borrelli, University of Salento


[Interview with Luciano Gallino]