Sociology

Paola Di Nicola
Full Professor
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Structures, relationships and functions of the family Paola Di Nicola
Specific in-depth objects: structural and relational changes in the family (particularly in Italy); the impact of political policies on family structures and functions; changes in relationships between couples and between generations and their impact on the demographic framework and on the demand for services; new family configurations and changes in the cultural models of parenting: from heterosexual parenting to homosexual parenting, from biological parenting to social parenting. The impact of new medically assisted procreation techniques on couple relationships and on the concept of filiation. Division of homework between males and females, care work and its management at family and social level.

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