Chiara Saraceno

A sociologist graduating in philosophy, she is an honorary fellow of the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Turin. Until 2008 she lectured at the University of Turin; she was Director of the Department of Social Science (1991-1998) and the Interdepartmental Centre for Studies and Research on Women (1999-2001), and a member of the Italian investigative committee on poverty and marginalisation (2000-2001). Until 2011 she was Research Professor at the Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung in Berlin, where she is currently Professor Emeritus. Her studies concern in particular: family policy and changes; strategies for reconciling home and work commitments; relationships between genders and generations; welfare systems. Her most recent books include: L'equivoco della famiglia, Laterza (2017); Mamme e papà. Gli esami non finiscono mai, Il Mulino (2016); Coppie e famiglie. Non è questione di natura, Feltrinelli (2016); Il lavoro non basta. La povertà in Europa negli anni della crisi, Feltrinelli (2015).


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Unequal children

introduced by Simonetta Fiori Social and economic inequality – also at local level in Italy – has a strong influence...
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Multidimensional inequality: the legacy of Tony Atkinson

In addition to differences in income levels, inequality in terms of education, health or the ownership of assets also...