At the next IPPA Conference organized by the International Public Policy Association, I will coordinate a session with Raquel Gallego (IGOP/Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) inviting contributions that explore the link between social innovation and empowerment. Continua llegint
In occasion of the cycle of events on Work organized by the Foundation Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, you can access for free and for a limited period the ebook I wrote with my colleague and friend Valeria Insaurato. The ebook is entitled “Più uguali ma non troppo. I problemi irrisolti del lavoro femminile tra fragilità territoriali e squilibri di genere“. Continua llegint
The journalist Alberto Magnani has interviewed me on Youth conditions in Italy and why Italy is not a favorable context for the young. In this interview, I stress the role of work demand in Italy and the need for investment in order to reduce the digital divide.
Here you find the article on the Sole24ore.
It is with great pleasure that I announce a Special Issue on the Italian Journal of Sociology of Education, of which I am guest editor with Martina Visentin, Orazio Giancola, and Alan France. The call is entitled “Mastering youth transitions: Italy as a case for the contemporary complexities” and it aims at focusing on Italy as an emblematic case for analyzing the transitions towards adulthood.
Next Monday, June 8th I am going to participate in the online seminar organized by AIS (Italian Association of Sociology) coordinated by Martina Visentin. In this seminar, I am presenting the results of the study I conducted on the impact of Social Investment policies on Italian youth, published in the volume from Routledge “Italian Youth in International Context: Belonging, Constraints and Opportunities”.
The seminar is in Italian and will take place on zoom.
“See” you there!
The Sole24ore, which is the most important economic journal in Italy, asked me for a comment on the widespread phenomenon of the bogus self-employment among young professionals. This is quite a long-term problem suffered by Italian labour markets and which I have already discussed in my researches about knowledge work in Italy.
If you want to read the article by Alberto Magnani (in Italian) you can access it here. Enjoy!
In January 2020, I have participated in the 2020 SISEC conference in Turin presenting the last paper from my MSCA project VINE. The paper is entitled “Dualization and Involuntary Part-Time across six countries in Europe. What matters in the explanation of households’ economic security”. Continua llegint
One of the principle of Social Investment lies in the promotion of the educational level of the young, in the assumption that having more education will help in access more good jobs. But what happen when the good jobs are scarcely available for the deficiencies of the labour demand? This is the question behind the chapter “The Social Investment challenge and young Italians”, published in the book Italian Youth in International Context. Belonging, Constraints and Opportunities, Routledge 2019. Continua llegint
I am so happy to announce the Call for Papers of the new Research Topic published in Frontiers in Sociology. The CfP is entitled “The Intersections of Economic Insecurity, Non-Standard Employment and Gender in Southern Europe” and it is coedited with Christiana Ierodiakonou, from the University of Cyprus.
In the last week, the Italian online observatory on social policies has published an article on mine, based on the results of the VINe project. The article (in Italian) is entitled “Part-time involontario nel Sud Europa. Una nuova forma di precarietà per le donne?” and it resumes the main results published in the chapter written with M. Leon, published in “Part-Time Work, the new normal?” edited by H. Nicolaisen, H. C. Kavli and R. Steen Jensen for Policy Press.