Local groups’ actions to develop a sense of responsible togetherness

Author/s Fortuna Procentese, Anna Gargiulo, Flora Gatti
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2020/1
Language English Pages 15 P. 65-79 File size 522 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSC2020-001005
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The study explores the reciprocal acknowledgment between active local groups and citi-zens as a social dynamic aimed at promoting a more responsible style of togetherness into lo-cal communities. Focalized interviews about this topic were administered to eight members of a socially and politically active group; the Thematic Analysis was used. What emerged high-lights the troubles about a reciprocal acknowledgment, which disempowers group’s mission and actions. The need of further spaces to make differences meet and match, to promote partic-ipation and empowerment, and to foster a reciprocal acknowledgment within local communi-ties emerges. .

Keywords: Sense of responsible togetherness (SoRT), social groups, local communities, en-gagement, participation, citizenship

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Fortuna Procentese, Anna Gargiulo, Flora Gatti, Local groups’ actions to develop a sense of responsible togetherness in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 1/2020, pp 65-79, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2020-001005