It is with great honour that I announce the publication of the special issue 13/2 on the Italian Journal of Sociology of Education dedicated to the analysis of the condition of youth in Italy. The special issue is entitled Mastering youth transitions: Italy as a case for the contemporary complexities and is co-edited by myself together with M. Visentin, O. Giancola and A. France.
In this special issue, we collect numerous contributions that aims at reflecting what is the nature of the transition to adulthood in Italy. Here is the table of content:
Maria Grazia Gambardella, Arianna Mainardi, Stefania Voli
Young People between Uncertainty and Agency. An Analysis of the Strategies of Transition to Adulthood in Italy
Mauro Giardiello, Rosa Capobianco
Bourdieu’s Theory and Intersectionality: a New Conceptual Framework to Interpret Transition as Social Change of Youth Mobility. The Case of Young Italians
Irene Masoni, Matteo Villa
Hard Pathways Towards Autonomy and Adulthood. Understanding Youth Transition Patterns in an Italian Fragile Area
Concetta Russo, Alessandra Minello
Labouring Academia: Higher Education Never-Ending Youth and Geriatric Pregnancy Issues
Antonella Spanò, Markieta Domecka
Living Intersectionality and Doing Intersectionality: The Stories of Transition and Struggle of Young Neapolitans
I should also mention that the picture that opens the issue is mine, taken during summer 2020 in Poblenou, Barcelona (Spain).