Research Topics, Projects, Networks, Resources

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Research Topics and Perspectives:


  • Economy, Ecology and Society; Welfare and Sustainability; Organization Processes.
  • Welfare and Nonprofit Systems; Social and Labor Policies; Poverty, Work and Social Exclusion.
  • Power, Learning, Participation and Democratic Organization.

Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives:

  • Economic Sociology and Ecology of Mind
  • Cybernetics and Pragmatist-Systemic Approaches
  • Abduction and Action-Research.

Current Projects:

  • AUTENS (Sustainable Energy Autarky): the project aims to identify possible solutions for the complete self-sufficiency of Energy Communities. info here/qui
  • Coesione Sociale nella Transizione Ecologica (Ecoesione): Ministero dell’Ambiente, Unipi (Dip. di Economia e Management, Dip. di Scienze Politiche, Cisp). Info qui.
  • Welfare sustainability: a pragmatist-systemic approach for ecological researches and practices in social policy: Papers, essays and articles HERE
  • Logics of welfare: improving understanding of welfare systems contextualization, organization and implementation processes. An abductive and action-research oriented conmparative study:  Papers, essays and articles HERE
  • The socio-political construction of citizenship, welfare and well-being in community organisations: a comparative case study between Argentina, Italy and Germany.

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Recent and Past Projects:

Main Networks

  • European Network for Social Policy Analysis: ESPAnet Europe
  • Network Italiano per l’Analisi delle Politiche Sociali: ESPAnet Italia
  • European Society for Ecological Economics: ESEE
  • Società Italiana di Sociologia Economica: SISEC
  • European Consortium For Political Research ECPR
  • Research Network for Social Enterprise: EMES
  • Interdisciplinary Center Sciences for Peace CISP
  • Responsible Management and Sustainable Development Research Center REMARC
  • Officine Filosofiche: OF
  • Scientists For Future: S4F
  • American Society for Cybernetics: ASC

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Research resources

  • Coronavirus Socio-Economic Research & Responses in the world – JUMPER* tracker here
  • Reports and Data here
  • Research Videos here
  • Research Links here