Tenured Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Business Law – University of Bologna
His research interests concern mainly two fields: youth condition, active citizenship and social change; transformations of social needs and of welfare systems.
“Attitudes and Practices of Parents: Disadvantage and Access to Education”, European Education, 47:1, 2015, pp. 46-60 (with N. De Luigi)
“Searching for adulthood: young people, citizenship and participation”, Società, Mutamento, Politica, 10, 2014 (with I. Pitti)
“Giovani, lavoro e partecipazione: concetti e dinamiche”, Sociologia del Lavoro, 136 (4), 2014, pp. 245-259.
Genitori in transizione: esperienze e aspettative tra vita scolastica e futuro dei propri figli, in M. Cuconato (a cura di), Il tempo delle medie. Esperienze scolastiche e transizioni generazionali, Carocci, Roma, 2014
“The debate on young people and participatory citizenship. Questions and research prospects”, International Review of Sociology, 2, 2013, pp. 421-437.
“Youth Participation in the framework of the reformulation of local youth policy in Italy”, in: Youth Participation in Europe. Beyond discourses, practices and realities, BRISTOL: The Policy Press 2012, p. 93-108 (with M. Cuconato, N. De Luigi)
Member of University of Bologna team in the Goete project – Governance of Educational Trajectories in Europe (European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme), 2010-2014
Member (social expert) of the Italian Focal Point of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), 2011-2014