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Social Vulnerability in Europe

The New Configuration of Social Risks

  • Costanzo Ranci
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Concepts and Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 3-24
  3. Aspects of Social Vulnerability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Emmanuele Pavolini, Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 37-57
    3. Salvatore Curatolo, Guglielmo Wolleb
      Pages 58-87
    4. Pietro Palvarini, Emmanuele Pavolini
      Pages 126-158
    5. Giuliana Costa, Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 159-185
  4. Multidimensional Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Giuseppe A. Micheli, Alessandro Rosina
      Pages 189-218
    3. Costanzo Ranci, Mauro Migliavacca
      Pages 219-249
    4. Costanzo Ranci, Brunella Fiore, Emmanuele Pavolini
      Pages 250-278
    5. Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 279-282
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 283-299

About this book

Introduction

This book explores the dimensions and characteristics of social vulnerability in Western Europe. It provides a broad empirical foundation for recent theories on the emergence of new social risks in post-industrial societies, revealing to what extent social risks are compromising the 'normal' functioning of the European population.  

Keywords

disability employment Europe European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) family Figuration income methodology research

Editors and affiliations

  • Costanzo Ranci
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic of MilanItaly

About the editors

GIULIANA COSTA is Assistant Professor in Sociology at the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy SALVATORE CURATOLO is Assistant Professor in Applied Economics at the University of Parma, Italy IVANA FELLINI is Assistant Professor of Economic Sociology at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy BRUNELLA FIORE is Research Fellow at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy GIUSEPPE A. MICHELI is Professor of Demography at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy MAURO MIGLIAVACCA teaches and researches at the Catholic University of Milan, at the Polytechnic of Milan and at the Ca' Foscari University in Venice, Italy PIETRO PALVARINI is Ph.D. candidate in Urban and Local European Studies (URBEUR) at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy EMMANUELE PAVOLINI is Professor in Economic Sociology and Social Policy at University of Macerata, Italy COSTANZO RANCI is Professor in Economic Sociology and Director of the Social Policy Research Laboratory at the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy ALESSANDRO ROSINA is Associate Professor in Demography at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy GUGLIELMO WOLLEB is Professor of Economics at the University of Parma, Italy

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