The Lab's Quarterly

Academic Journal Area 14

ISSN 1724-451X

Journal Description

The subjects covered by The Lab’s Quarterly include epistemological reflections on the theoretical foundations of the social sciences, the processes behind any kind of human knowledge and the specific logic of scientific knowledge, data collection and data analysis techniques, the inquiry on the genesis and the use of knowledge, and sociological theories on contemporary social formations.

2021, XXIII, 3 (Luglio-Settembre)

Monografico

“Orientarsi nella società dell’incertezza. Percorsi e traiettorie di vita nell’epoca della New/Net/Knowledge Economy”

A cura di

Elena Gremigni e Franca Settembrini

Finding one’s way in a constantly changing social context, characterised by opportunities but also by risks arising from the globalisation processes, has become an increasingly difficult task. International research has ...
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In this article, following a brief historical excursion through the social role that career guidance has had through the years, we propose some assumptions elaborated by the Life Design International ...
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Drawing inspiration from 20 years of sociological, theoretical and empirical research, in the field of sociology of school and higher education systems, this essay aims to take stock of the ...
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This article focuses on the analysis of inequality conducted by Thomas Piketty in his Capital et idéologie, with particular reference to the educational gap between the richest and the most ...
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The aim of this article is to examine the relationship between educational tracks and social class, focusing on the reasoning behind the choices made by young people. The analysis is ...
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This paper analyses the data of a wider survey about school guidance. Coherently with the previous researches in the educational field carried out on the basis of bourdieusian perspective, the ...
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This paper firstly aims to provide a brief history of the paths to access higher education in Italy and to show the persistence of different educational opportunity inequalities in the ...
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Literature on the profitability of tertiary education indicates that university graduates enjoy better occupational outcomes than secondary school graduates. Yet, these claims are often based on simple mean comparisons of ...
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The eligibility of a worker for a specific job post is often based on skills defined only according to a neutral standard. In a different perspective, we can also consider ...
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The introduction of cognitive capitalism in the academic environment implemented a market-driven logic which transformed the processes behind knowledge production and mobility of scholars. Today, knowledge workers are forced to ...
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This book delves into some pressing concern towards the increasing regressive nostalgic tendencies among Western societies that have been further triggered through populistic ideologies. It takes the reader through the ...
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Changemaker? di Adam Arvidsson si presenta come un libro compatto, ma estremamente denso, scritto per essere fruibile da un pubblico più vasto di quello delimitato dalla sola torre d’avorio accademica, ...
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Since 1999

Founded in 1999, The Lab’s Quarterly is a peer-reviewed social science journal, officially recognized by the ANVUR (National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research System) as an academic journal in the Area 14 (Political and Social Sciences) of the Italian university system.

The journal aims to contribute to the national and international sociological debate, investigating changes in contemporary societies and adopting the perspective of an open, public and democratic sociology.

The journal seeks to promote dialogue among the multiple fields in the social sciences through calls for proposals and special issues, welcoming contributions from young and early-career researchers. Proposals may include epistemological reflections on the theoretical foundations of social sciences, innovative methodologies of social research, theoretical contributions on contemporary social transformations.

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The Boards

Members of the Scientific Board are permanent reviewers. To contact the Editorial Board or submit a paper please write to: lq.redazione@gmail.com or follow the guidelines in the SUBMIT page. All submitted articles will be subjected to double-blind peer review process.

Editorial board

Roberta Bracciale

Luca Corchia

Gerardo Pastore

Massimo Airoldi

Massimo Cerulo

Elena Gremigni

Emanuela Susca

Francesco Grisolia

Antonio Martella

Cesar G. Crisosto

Marco

Chiuppesi

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Albertini Françoise

(Corte)

Massimo Ampola

(Pisa)

Gabriele Balbi

(Lugano)

Andrea Borghini

(Pisa)

Matteo Bortolini

(Padua)

Roberta Bracciale

(Pisa)

Massimo Cerulo

(Perugia-Paris V)

Marco Chiuppesi

(Pisa)

Luca Corchia

(Pisa)

Franco Crespi

(Perugia)

Sabina Curti

(Perugia)

Gabriele De Angelis

(Lisbon)

Paolo De Nardis

(Rome)

Teresa Grande

(Cosenza)

Roberta Iannone

(Rome)

Anna Giulia Ingellis

(València)

Mariano Longo

(Lecce)

Domenico Maddaloni

(Salerno)

Stefan Müller-Doohm

(Oldenburg)

Gabriella Paolucci

(Florence)

Gerardo Pastore

(Pisa)

Massimo Pendenza

(Salerno)

Eleonora Piromalli

(Rome)

Walter Privitera

(Milan)

Cirus Rinaldi

(Palermo)

Antonio Viedma Rojas

(Madrid)

Vincenzo Romania
(Padua)

Angelo Romeo

(Perugia)

Ambrogio Santambrogio

(Perugia)

Giovanni Travaglino

(The Chinese University of Hong Kong)