Social Vulnerability in Europe

The New Configuration of Social Risks

  • Costanzo┬áRanci

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Concepts and Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 3-24
  3. Aspects of Social Vulnerability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Emmanuele Pavolini, Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 37-57
    3. Salvatore Curatolo, Guglielmo Wolleb
      Pages 58-87
    4. Pietro Palvarini, Emmanuele Pavolini
      Pages 126-158
    5. Giuliana Costa, Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 159-185
  4. Multidimensional Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Giuseppe A. Micheli, Alessandro Rosina
      Pages 189-218
    3. Costanzo Ranci, Mauro Migliavacca
      Pages 219-249
    4. Costanzo Ranci, Brunella Fiore, Emmanuele Pavolini
      Pages 250-278
    5. Costanzo Ranci
      Pages 279-282
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 283-299

About this book


This book explores the dimensions and characteristics of social vulnerability in Western Europe. It provides a broad empirical foundation for recent theories on the emergence of new social risks in post-industrial societies, revealing to what extent social risks are compromising the 'normal' functioning of the European population.  


disability employment Europe European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) family Figuration income methodology research

Editors and affiliations

  • Costanzo┬áRanci
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic of MilanItaly

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