PhD Catholic University of Milano (philosophy)
Family arrangements and family change; gender and intergenerational relations; welfare states and social policies; poverty and social exclusion
Until 2008 Professor of sociology of family at the University of Torino, until June 2011 Research professor at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung.
Visiting researcher at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
Member of the "Carlo F. Dondena" Centre for Research on Social Dynamics
- Conciliare famiglia e lavoro. Nuovi patti tra iI sessi e le generazioni, Bologna, il Mulino, 2011, with Naldini, Manuela (co-authored).
- Towards an integrated approach for the analysis of gender equity in policies supporting paid work and care responsibilities, Demographic Research, Vol. 25, 11, 2011, pp.471-306, with Keck, Wolfgang.
- Social inequalities in facing old-age dependency: a bi-generational perspective, Journal of European Social Policy, 20, 1, 2010, S. 1-13.
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