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Issue 3/2016

Issue 3/2016 starts with an article by Catherine Hakim, “The Sugar in His Tea: Sexuality, Patriarchy and Sexual Politics,” followed by comments by Eric Anderson, Marzio Barbagli, Roger Friedland, Rossella Ghigi and the author's reply. The Essays section also presents contributions by Daniel Little, Antonino Palumbo and Thomas Prosser on the article titled “An Attempt to Provide a Non-Circular Explanation of Economic Reforms. Elements for a New Individualistic Theory of Institutional Change,” by Paola Palminiello. The Focus Section offers an interview by Riccardo Emilio Chesta to Wolfgang Streeck about the “Crisis and Critique of Social Sciences.” 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 (2016-2018)

Elena Esposito - Marco Santoro

Associate editor

David Stark

Editorial board

Filippo Barbera - Matteo Bortolini - Massimiano Bucchi - Vincent Buskens – Laszlo Bruszt - Elena Esposito - Anna Carola Freschi - Rossella Ghigi - Neil Gross - Yuri Kazepov - Emanuela Mora - Manuela Naldini - Josè Ossandon - 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...