Historicizing Italian welfare in transnational and global perspective. A gender-centricanalysisThis article examines recent Italian historiography on welfare with a particular focus ongender-oriented research. It relates recent Italian studies to the international debate, in orderto identify acquisitions, open problems and perspectives. Its aim is to show how these studiesmight improve by adopting a transnational and, broadly speaking, global approach, anddiscusses a series of possible themes and issues to be addressed.
Keywords: Welfare State, Gender, Italy