Andrea Salvini, David Altheide

The Present and Future of Symbolic Interactionism.

Proceedings of the International Symposium, Pisa 2010. Vol. II

This collection of selected paper by many people engaged or interested in Symbolic Interactionism, illustrates well the wide horizon of application of this perspective in many substantive theoretical and empirical dimensions.

cod. 1520.719.2

Andrea Salvini, Joseph Kotarba

The Present and Future of Symbolic Interactionism.

Vol. I. Proceedings of the International Symposium, Pisa 2010

This collection of keynote addresses by some of the most important and influential interactionists anywhere illustrates well the strengths as well as the promise of a truly international Symbolic Interactionism, and shows the vitality of the perspective in the present social sciences.

cod. 1520.719.1

Carolina Nuti

Riflessioni sull’identità dei volontari. Verso la pluralizzazione dell’altruismo


Fascicolo: 96 / 2011

This essay focuses on the specific characteristics of the changes that voluntarism is facing, through the voices of those who daily live this reality. The experiences told by volunteers show profiles that are quite different from one another, where traditional and new elements interlace in ways that can hardly be described through abstract categories. The stories clearly show that individuals give numerous meanings to volunteer work, and that such meanings change continuously according to different frames of reference and different phases of life.