RISIng


will pursue the following aims

01

GLOBAL MEASUREMENT

Provide an encompassing measurement of social insecurity

02

IDENTIFY THE DRIVERS

Identify the main drivers of social insecurity

03

ASSESS THE DISTRIBUTION

Assess the distribution of insecurity between and within social classes

04

EMPLOYMENT POLICIES

Assess the role of welfare and employment policies in preventing the spread of social insecurity or protecting individuals from it


Latest Publication

Occupational-based social class positions: a critical review and some findings

The working paper reviews the main occupation based social class measures and delineates them from other concepts such as status (ceto, stand) and continuous measures of socio-economic positions. The theoretical foundations of EGP and ESeC schemes and the alternative proposal by Oesch are presented. It is now available on the website the fourth Working Paper […]

Conceptualizing economic insecurity. A literature review

This working paper presents the scientific debate regarding the topic of economic insecurity, focusing on all the different definitions proposed so far and the related measures. It is now available on the website the third Working Paper from RISING prin. This working paper is authored by Costanzo Ranci (Polytechnic of Milan) and Andrea Parma (Polytechnic […]

Culturalist approaches to middle-classes

The working paper maps the main theoretical contributions inspired by Bourdieu’s studies. Differently from the traditional approaches focused on occupations, the ‘culturalist’ approaches analyse the cultural practices of the middle-classes. It is now available on the website the second Working Paper from RISING prin. This working paper is authored by Andrea Bellini (University of Florence) […]

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