Sveva Magaraggia

Lecturer, University of Roma

Sveva Magaraggia has a PhD in Applied Sociology and Research Methods (University of Milan-Bicocca). She is a Lecturer at the University of Roma. She is co-chair of Atgender, the European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation. In 2012 she was awarded with the ‘Endeavour Research Fellowship’ (Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations), and conducted research on gender relations and parenthood in Sydney. From 2008 to 2012 she was a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milan-Bicocca. She researches in the areas of the sociology of culture, with a particular focus on social theory of gender, youth condition and social movements.

Her publications include:

Gender and Participation (edited with Giovanna Vingelli), Franco Angeli, Milan (forthcoming 2015)

Editor of the special edition of AG about Gender, ‘Towards a shared conciliation? Facing work-family challenges in a time of crisis and social transformations’, International Journal of Gender Studies, 2014   

‘Men against Women? The Roots of Male Violence’, Utet, Torino (Uomini contro le donne? Le radici della violenza maschile (with D. Cherubini), 2013 (ISBN: 9788860084019)

‘Tensions between Fatherhood and the Social Construction of Masculinity in Italy’, Current Sociology, Vol. 61(1), 2013 pp. 76-92
‘Gender in Theory and Practice: an Interview with Raewyn Connell’, Feminist Review 102, 2012, pp.116-124

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