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Issue 2/2015

Issue 2/2015 starts with the Essay “The Policies and Policing of Gangs in Contemporary Spain. An Ethnography of a Bureaucratic Field of the State,” by Luca Queirolo Palmas, followed by comments by David C. Brotherton and John M. Hagedorn, and the author’s reply. The Symposium “Rescaling Immigration Paths: Emerging Settlement Patterns beyond Gateway Cities”, edited and introduced by Eduardo Barberis and Emmanuele Pavolini, includes articles by Simone Scarpa, René Kreichauf, Luis Garzón, Roberta Marzorati and Paola Bonizzoni, Sarah Mayorga-Gallo, and a final comment by Ayse Çağlar and Nina Glick Schiller. The issue is completed by four book reviews.

About Sociologica

Sociologica. Italian Journal of Sociology online is a peer-reviewed journal published three times a year. The journal publishes theoretical, methodological and empirical articles providing original and rigorous contributions to the sociological current debate.

Founded in 2007 and published by one of the main Italian social sciences publishers, il Mulino, Sociologica is one of the first international journals of sociology published solely online.


"Sociologica" is an on line journal which offer scholars and students the possibility to discuss quickly and seriously the more relevant topics of the discipline.
The journal is open access, but a registration is needed.


Editors (2013-2015)

Matteo Bortolini - Luigi Pellizzoni - Marco Santoro

Associate editor

George Steinmetz

Editorial board

Filippo Barbera - Matteo Bortolini - Massimiano Bucchi - Vincent Buskens – Elena Esposito - Anna Carola Freschi - Rossella Ghigi - Yuri Kazepov - Emanuela Mora - Manuela Naldini - Luigi Pellizzoni - Maurizio Pisati – Marco Pitzalis - Dylan Riley - Armando Salvatore - Marco Santoro - Monica Sassatelli - Flaminio Squazzoni

International scientific board

Andrew Abbott - Jeffrey C. Alexander - Arnaldo Bagnasco - Marzio Barbagli - Peter Bearman - Howard Becker - Richard Breen - Rogers Brubaker - Randall Collins - Diana Crane...

Management staff

Ester Cois (University of Cagliari), Managing editor; Marco Solaroli (University of Bologna), Book review editor...