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Issue 2/2016 starts with an article by Julian Go, “Globalizing Sociology, Turning South. Perspectival Realism and the Southern Standpoint”, followed by comments by Fernanda Beigel, Charles Crothers and Wiebke Keim and the author's reply. The Essays section also presents contributions by Elisa Giomi and Elena Pavan on the article titled “Femicide in Italy.‘Femminicidio,’ Moral Panic and Progressivist Discourse”, by Daniela Bandelli and Giorgio Porcelli. The Symposium “Why Élites Matter? A Sociological Assessment”, edited and introduced by Filippo Barbera, Joselle Dagnes and Angelo Salento, includes articles by Luna Glucksberg and Roger Burrows, Frédéric Lebaron and Aykiz Dogan, Johannes Hjellbrekke and Olav Korsnes, Eelke M. Heemskerk, Frank W. Takes, Javier Garcia-Bernardo and M. Jouke Huijzer, and two final comments by Mark S. Mizruchi and Shamus Rahman Khan. The issue is completed by five book reviews.

Year: 2016
Number: 2

Issue 1/2016 starts with an Editorial by Elena Esposito and Marco Santoro to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the review. The Essay Section includes an article by Colin Campbell, “‘All Those Words They Seem to Slip Away.’ How the Intentional Fallacy Prevents Serious Study of The Beatles’ Lyrics”, followed by comments by Motti Regev and Mats Trondman and the author's reply, and a contribution by Adam Possamai, Bryan Turner, Joshua Roose, Selda Dagistanli and Malcolm Voyce, titled “Shari‘a in Cyberspace. A Case Study from Australia”, with comments by Catherine Blaya, Abdulhadi Khalaf, Ermete Mariani, Anna Neumaier and Armando Salvatore. The Focus Section offers an interview by Luca Serafini to Scott Lash about the analogies and differences between Cultural Studies and Cultural Sociology. The issue is completed by eight book reviews.

Year: 2016
Number: 1

Issue 3/2015 starts with the Essay “Theories of the Political Process, Political Opportunities Structure and Local Mobilizations. The Case of Italy,” by Loris Caruso, followed by comments by Thomas Aguilera, Mark Davidson, Fabio de Nardis and Tommaso Vitale, and the author’s reply. The Symposium “Other Senses of Place: Socio-Spatial Practices in the Contemporary Media Environment,” edited and introduced by Federica Timeto, includes articles by Marc Tuters, Fabien Cante, Simone Tosoni, Robert Prey, Salvatore Iaconesi, Lorenza Parisi, Claudia Streußnig, Matthias Wieser and Rainer Winter. The issue is completed by seven book reviews.

Year: 2015
Number: 3


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.

Year: 2015
Number: 2

Issue 1/2015 presents the Symposium “On Icons. Media, Visibility, Materiality, and Cultural Power”, edited by Marco Solaroli. It includes articles by Marco Solaroli, Dominik Bartmanski, Robert Hariman and John Louis Lucaites, Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Andrea Pogliano, Fuyuki Kurasawa, and Paolo Magaudda; an afterword by Jeffrey C. Alexander; and two final comments by Gillian Rose and Marita Sturken. The issue is completed by six book reviews.

Year: 2015
Number: 1

Issue 3/2014 starts with the Symposium titled “Religion and Marketing,” edited and introduced by Carlo Nardella, with essays by Mara Einstein, Nabil Echchaibi, Stef Aupers, Adam Arvidsson, Gustavo Guizzardi and Carlo Nardella. The Flashback section offers an interview by Ruben Flores to Stephen Mennell about the publication in English of the Collected Works of Norbert Elias by University College Dublin Press. Five reviews of recent books by Pierre Bourdieu or focused on his work complete the issue.

Year: 2014
Number: 3

Issue 2/2014 starts with the Essay “Analytical Sociology: Bringing Culture and Identity Back In,” by Christofer Edling and Jens Rydgren. The Essays section also presents a contribution by Peter Abell, Teppo Felin and Nicolai J. Foss, titled “Microfoundations of Social Theory. A Response to Jepperson and Meyer,” followed by the comment “Crypto-Rational Choice or Complex Mechanisms?”, by Filippo Barbera and Nicola Negri. The Focus, introducted by Matteo Bortolini, is dedicated to “Social Knowledge in the Making”, a book edited by Charles Camic, Neil Gross and Michèle Lamont, with three comments by Johannes Angermuller, Kristoffer Kropp and Kelly Moore and a rejoinder by the authors. Nine book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2014
Number: 2

Issue 1/2014 starts with the Symposium “Moving Boundaries in Mobilities Research,” edited and introduced by Javier Caletrío and Giuliana Mandich, with articles by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Monika Büscher, Michael Liegl, Shaun Perng and Lisa Wood, Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Vincent Kaufmann, Sven Kesselring, Eugene McCann and Kevin Ward, Giuseppina Pellegrino, Mimi Sheller. The Focus section offers an article by John Holmwood, titled “Reflexivity as Situated Problem-Solving. A Pragmatist Alternative to General Theory.” Ten book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2014
Number: 1

Issue 3/2013 starts with an essay by Elena Pavan, “Collective Action and Web 2.0. An Exploratory Network Analysis of Twitter Use During Campaigns,” followed by comments by Bernie Hogan, Nicholas W. Jankowski, Brian D. Loader, Eugenia Siapera, and the author’s reply. The Essays section also presents contributions by Chiara Bertone, Consuelo Corradi e Fiorenza Deriu on the article titled “Moral Panic: the Issue of Women and Crime in Italian Evening News,” by Elisa Giomi and Fabrizio Tonello. The Flashback proposes the essay “Status Attainment as a Competitive Process. A Theoretical and Empirical Study on the Implications of Boudon's Status Attainment Model,” by Rense Corten, Ineke Maas and Chris Snijders. The Focus is dedicated to a contribution by Matthieu Béra on Marcel Fournier's essay “Emile Durkheim: A Biography.” Five book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2013
Number: 3

Issue 2/2013 starts with an essay by Elena Esposito, “Economic Circularities and Second-Order Observation: The Reality of Ratings,” followed by comments by Sarah Quinn, Flaminio Squazzoni, and David Stark, and the author’s reply. The Essays section also presents contributions by Catherine Hakim, Bernard Harris and Nicolas Herpin on Simone Sarti's article, titled “A different approach to investigating social inequalities. The relationship between height and education in Italy.” The Flashback is dedicated to the memory of the late Robert N. Bellah, with contributions by Matteo Bortolini, Ezra Vogel, Edward A.Tiryakian, Philip S. Gorski, Richard L. Wood, Paul Lichterman and Hans Joas. Seven book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2013
Number: 2

Issue 1/2013 starts with the Symposium “Ritual and Religion in Human Evolution,” edited and introduced by Matteo Bortolini, with articles by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Johann P. Arnason, Edward A. Tiryakian, Adam B. Seligman, Mark Gould and Víctor Pérez-Díaz. The Flashback focuses on The Problem of “Unmasking” in Ideology and Utopia: Karl Mannheim, Karl Jaspers and Hannah Arendt, by Peter Baehr. The Focus section features a review essay by Dominik Bartmanski on the book Visuality/Materiality. Images, Objects and Practices, edited by Gillian Rose and Divya P. Tolia-Kelly, which advances a Cultural Sociological perspective on Visual Studies. Seven book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2013
Number: 1

Issue 3/2012 presents an essay by Giuseppe A. Micheli, Gestalt Switches in the Idea of Context. A Macro Dimension of the World for Every Theory of Action, followed by comments by Thomas K. Burch, Alan Scott, and Tony Linch, and Micheli’s rejoinder. The Symposium “New Insights in Actor Network Theory,” edited and introduced by Dario Minervini and Filippo Barbera, presents papers by Dario Minervini, Tommaso Venturini, Daniele Guido, Federico Montanari, Alvise Mattozzi, Tiziana Piccioni, Petra Adolfsson, Emiliano Grimaldi, and Giovanna Barzanò. After that, Jennifer Platt, Johann Heilbron, and Christian Fleck focus on Fleck’s Transatlantic History of the Social Sciences. The issue is completed by ten book reviews.

Year: 2012
Number: 3

Issue 2/2012 presents an essay by Richard Swedberg, On Charles S. Peirce’s Lecture “How To Theorize” (1903), followed by comments by Andrew Abbott, Mustafa Emirbayer, Claudio Paolucci, and Isaac Ariail Reed, and Swedberg’s rejoinder. The Essays section also presents an exchange between Therese Andrews, Shyon Baumann, and Josée Johnston on distinction and food culture. The Symposium “Reassessing Sustainability,” edited and introduced by Luigi Pellizzoni, presents papers by Emanuela Bozzini, Giovanni Carrosio, Roberta Cucca, Natalia Magnani, Mara Maretti, and Rita Salvatore, commented by Tom R. Burns, Stewart Lockie, and Raymond Murphy. The issue is completed by ten book reviews.

Year: 2012
Number: 2

Issue 1/2012 presents an essay by Anton Hemerijck, When Changing Welfare States and the Eurocrisis Meet, followed by comments by Ugo Ascoli, Jean-Claude Barbier, Jason Beckfield, Giuliano Bonoli and Joakim Palme, and the Hemerijck’s rejoinder. In the Focus section Raewyn Connell offers a reconstruction and assessment of Toni Negri's contribution to social theory. The Symposium “On Analytical Sociology: Critique, Advocacy, and Prospects” is focused around a long essay by Daniel Little, followed by commentaries and papers by Peter Bearman, William H. Sewell, Jr., Karl-Dieter Opp, Christofer Edling, Gianluca Manzo, Isaac Ariail Reed, Omar Lizardo, Filippo Barbera and Marco Santoro. To all of them Little replies in his Responses. The issue is completed by a few book reviews.

Year: 2012
Number: 1

Issue 3/2011 presents an essay by Sharon Zukin, “Is There an Urban Sociology?”, followed by comments by Alan Harding, Talja Blokland, Norman Fainstein and Guido Martinotti, and by the author’s reply. The Symposium, edited by Armando Salvatore, is titled “New Media and Collective Action in the Middle East,” with essays by Augusto Valeriani, Henri Onodera, Enrico De Angelis, Babak Rahimi and Setrag Manoukian. The issue is completed by seven book reviews.

Year: 2011
Number: 3

The issue 2/2011 starts with an essay by Randall Collins “The Invention and Diffusion of Social Techniques of Violence”, followed by comments by Michel Wieviorka, Stathis N. Kalyvas, Paolo Magaudda and by the author’s reply. The Symposium, edited by Marco Santoro, is titled “Telling about the Mafia”. On this topic there are also contributions by Diego Gambetta, Henner Hess, Filippo Sabetti, Umberto Santino, Jane Schneider e Peter Schneider. The issue is completed by six book reviews.

Year: 2011
Number: 2

The issue 1/2011 starts with an essay by Kate Nash (“States of Human Rights”), followed by comments from Daniel Levy, Giovanna Procacci, George Steinmetz and Bryan S. Turner and by the replay of the author; than Manuela Naldini edits the Symposium, focused on “Gender and Welfare State. A Feminist Debate”, with articles from the Naldini, Ann Shola Orloff, Chiara Saraceno, Rianne Mahon, Ulla Björnberg e Kathrin Zippel. Some book reviews complete this issue.

Year: 2011
Number: 1

The 3/2010 starts with the Symposium “Thinking Academic Evaluation after Michèle Lamont’s How Professors Think”, edited by Anna Carola Freschi and Marco Santoro, with articles by Johannes Angermüller, Éric Brian, Harry Collins, David Inglis, Flaminio Squazzoni, and an answer by Lamont. Matteo Bortolini edits the Flashback, focused on “Heritage and Choice in American Religion”: An Unpublished Essay by Robert N. Bellah, with contributions by Robert N. Bellah, Victor Lidz, Steven M. Tipton, Matteo Bortolini. The issue ends with an article by David Benassi on Father of the Welfare State? Beveridge and the Emergence of the Welfare State, and with some book reviews.

Year: 2010
Number: 3

The 2/2010 starts with an essay by Paul du Gay and Alan Scott on State Transformation or Regime Shift?, followed by comments from Mitchell Dean, Bob Jessop, Grahame F. Thompson, and by the replay of the authors. The Flashback, edited by Rick Helmes-Hayes and Marco Santoro, focuses on The Marginal Master: Return to Everett C. Hughes, with articles from Hughes and the editors, and also from Howard S. Becker and Philippe Vienne, while the Focus offers a contribute by Omar Lizardo on John Levi Martin's Social Structures. Six book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2010
Number: 2

Sociologica’s first issue for 2010 presents debates on two classical topics of contemporary sociology: social network analysis and the integration of immigrants. Elisa Bellotti, Deidre Kirke, Christopher McCarty, and José Luis Molina discuss with Nick Crossley his essay titled The Social World of the Network. Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Elements in Social Network Analysis, while Richard Alba, Michael Eve, Debora Mantovani, and Giuseppe Sciortino discuss Hartmut Esser’s Assimilation, Ethnic Stratification, or Selective Acculturation? A symposium on “Sociology and Development” edited by Filippo Barbera presents essays by Victor Nee, Gay Seidman, and Andrew Schrank. Nine book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2010
Number: 1

Il numero 2-3/2009 si apre con il saggio di Anna Carola Freschi e Vittorio Mete dal titolo The Political Meanings of Institutional Deliberative Experiments. Findings on the Italian Case, seguito da quello di Jean-Michel Chapoulie su A Framework for the History of Social and Behavioral Sciences, entrambi commentati da numerosi interventi. Si conclude poi il Simposio sulla circolazione internazionale di Pierre Bourdieu, con articoli sulla sua ricezione in Australia, Russia, Italia, insieme ad altri interventi che ne mettono in rilievo aspetti specifici. Per la rubrica Retrovisore, Miguel Requena scrive su Socialism, Roast Beef, and Apple Pie. Werner Sombart on Socialism a Hundred Years Later, mentre il Focus propone un pezzo di Randall Collins su One Hundred Years Advance on Durkheim. Le recensioni completano il numero.

Year: 2009
Number: 2-3

The issue 1/2009 starts with an essay by Emmanuel Lazega (Cooperation among Competitors. Its Social Mechanisms through Network Analyses) and an other by Josée Johnston and Shyon Baumann (Tension in the Kitchen. Explicit and Implicit Politics in the Gourmet Foodscape), both followed by several comments. Marco Santoro edit the second part of the Symposium on "The International Circulation of Sociological Ideas: The Case of Pierre Bourdieu", with articles about his presence in the sociological disciplines in China, Canada, Israeli, in the German-speaking area, in Brazil. Some book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2009
Number: 1

The Essays section of issue 3/2008 presents an essay by Alessandro Pizzorno on democracy and the public sphere as well as a dialogue between David Sciulli (Revisionism in Sociology of Professions Today. Conceptual Approaches by Larson) and Magali Sarfatti Larson. Maurizio Pisati and Mario Lucchini edit a Symposium on the relationship between the natural and the social sciences, with essays by Jeremy Freese, Mario Lucchini, Eleonora Montuschi, François Nielsen, Stephen K. Sanderson, Jonathan H. Turner and Alexandra Maryanski. Luca Guizzardi writes on Perché la relazione pura? L’amore tra la virtualità della struttura e l’attualizzazione della pratica (“Flashback”). Some book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2008
Number: 3

In issue 2/2008, Omar Lizardo (The Question of Culture Consumption and Stratification Revisited) and Neil McLaughlin (Collaborative Circles and Their Discontents) open the debates in the "Essays" section, while the "Symposium", edited by Marco Santoro, focuses on "The International Circulation of Sociological Ideas: The Case of Pierre Bourdieu." After this, Giulia Sinatti writes on The Polish Peasant Revisited. Thomas and Znaniecki’s Classic in the Light of Contemporary Transnational Migration Theory ("Flashback"), and Peter Carrington and Haiko Lietz carry on the discussion on Harrison White's Notes on the Constituents of Social Structure, started on issue 1/2008. An article on The Social Mechanisms of Trust by Davide Barrera ("Focus") and several books review complete the issue.

Year: 2008
Number: 2

In the issue 1/2008, the Essays section offers articles by Fine, Harrington and Segre on Politics in the Public Sphere, and Swedberg on The Centrality of Materiality, each followed by several comments. The "Flashback" focuses on Notes on the Constituents of Social Structure, by Harrison C. White, one of those rare texts which can influence generations of scholars without ever being published, while the "Focus" contains a paper by Squazzoni on The Micro-Macro Link in Social Simulation. After, a new section, "Commentary", dedicated to cross-issues debates: this time, continues the discussion on Goldthorpe's Cultural Capital. Some book reviews complete the number.

Year: 2008
Number: 1

In the issue 3/2007, the Essays section offers articles by Warde (Does taste still serve power?) and Ostrom (Collective action and local development process), each followed by several comments, while the Symposium focuses on "Narratives, Temporality and Sociology", with papers by Barbera and Santoro, Griffin, Kiser and Welser, Levi, Abell, White and Godart. The Focus section presents an article by Steinmetz on The historical sociology of historical sociology, and some book reviews complete the issue.

Year: 2007
Number: 3

In issue 2/2007, the Essays section presents articles by Andrew  Abbott - about mechanisms and social relations - and John Goldthorpe - on the concept of cultural capital - together with several comments; in the Symposium section the discussion on the role of  sociology is carried forth by five new essays. The Focus section offers a critical outlook on the convergence of  political economy and network analysis by Mark Mizruchi, while the  Flashback presents articles from Filippo Barbera, Mark Granovetter and Jean-Louis Laville. The issue is completed by some book reviews.

Year: 2007
Number: 2

In the first issue of "Sociologica - Italian journal of sociology on line", the scientific aims of the journal are outlined in the editorial, where the journals structure is also illustrated in its periodical sections and other parts of the website that are updated with greater frequency. The first issue contains articles by Burawoy, Hedström and Wilde, a discussion about sociology as it is presented in recent contributions by Boudon, Burawoy and Golthorpe, and a critical review on industrialisation and standardisation in the cultural industry by Timothy Dowd. The issue, moreover, offers a new reading of James Coleman's review of Studies in Ethnomethodology by Harold Garfinkel (1968) and a number of other book reviews.

Year: 2007
Number: 1
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