Prof. Chiara Saraceno
since 10 2011
Honorary fellow, Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy
2006 – 2011
Research professorship "Demographic Development, Social Change, and Social Capital" at the Social Science Center Berlin (WZB)
1990 – 2008
Full professor, Sociology of Family, University of Turin, Italy, Faculty of Political Sciences
1999 – 2005
Chair of the Ph. D. program in Comparative Social Research at the University of Turin
1998 – 2001
Director and then President of the Interdisciplinary Center for Women’s Studies (CIRSDe) at the University of Turin
1991 – 1998
Head of the Department of Social Sciences, University of Turin
1989 – 1990
Vice Rector of the University of Trento
1986 – 1990
Full professor in Sociology of the Family at the University of Trento
1975 – 1986
Associate professor in Sociology of the Family at the University of Trento
1968 – 1975
Research assistant in Sociology at the University of Trento
Ph.D. in Philosophy at the Catholic University in Milan, Italy
Nazio, Tiziana/Saraceno, Chiara (2012): Does Cohabitation Lead to Weaker Intergenerational Bonds Than Marriage? A Comparison Between Italy and the United Kingdom. In: European Sociological Review, pp. 1-16.
Saraceno, Chiara/Keck, Wolfgang (2011): Towards an Integrated Approach for the Analysis of Gender Equity in Policies Supporting Paid Work and Care Responsibilities. In: Demographic Research, No. 25, pp. 371-406.
Saraceno, Chiara (2011): "Nonni e nipoti". In: Antonio Golini/Alessandro Rosina (Eds.): Il secolo degli anziani. Come cambierà l'Italia. Prismi. Bologna: Il Mulino, pp. 183-197
Naldini, Manuela/Saraceno, Chiara (2011): Conciliare famiglia e lavoro. Vecchi e nuovi patti tra sessi e generazioni. Studi e ricerche. Bologna, Italy: Il Mulino, 229 p.
Saraceno, Chiara, Beyond Care. The Persistent Invisibility of Unpaid Family Work. Sociologica - Italian Journal of Sociology on line, (1), pp. 1-15
Saraceno, Chiara (2011), Children as Public Good. An Ambivalent and Contradictory Concept. In: Giuseppina Cortes (Hg.): Reflections on Children's Rights. Marginalized Identities in the Discourse(s) of Justice, pp. 135-149. English Library - The Linguistics Bookshelf . Monza: Polimetrica.
Saraceno, Chiara, Childcare Needs and Childcare Policies. A Multidimensional Issue. In: Current Sociology, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 78-96.
Saraceno, Chiara, Social inequalities in facing old-age dependency: a bi-generational perspective, Journal of European Social Policy, 20, 1, 2010, pp. 1-13.
Knijn, Trudie, Saraceno, Chiara, Changes in the Regulation of Responsibilities Towards Childcare Needs in Italy and the Netherlands. Different Timing, Increasingly Different Approaches. Journal of European Social Policy, 20 (5), pp. 444-455
Keck, Wolfgang and Chiara Saraceno, Caring for a parent while working for pay in the German welfare regime, International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, 2010, 5(1), pp. 107–138.
Saraceno, Chiara (ed.), Families, Ageing and Social Policy. Intergenerational Solidarity in European Welfare States, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
Leira, Arnlaug, Chiara Saraceno (eds.), Childhood: Changing Contexts. Comparative Social Research, Vol. 25, Bingley, UK: Emerald.
Naldini, Manuela and Chiara Saraceno, “Social and Family Policies in Italy: not totally frozen but far from structural reforms”, in: Social Policy & Administration, 42, 7, 2008, pp. 733-748.
Saraceno, Chiara, Manuela Naldini, Sociologia della famiglia, Bologna: il Mulino (fully revised and updated second edition).
Saraceno, Chiara, Mutamenti della famiglia e politiche sociali in Italia, Bologna: il Mulino .
03 2008 – 02 2011
European project on “How demographic changes shape intergenerational solidarity, well-being, and social integration: A multilinks framework” ¬MULTILINKS, funded under the Seventh Framework Program and coordinated by Professor Dykstra at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Social Sciences. Within it she coordinated a work package focusing on institutional frameworks and the development of indicators on family and intergenerational policies.
The data base is now available at http://multilinks-database.wzb.eu/
09 2005 – 01 2011
Participating to a Network of Excellence on Economic Change, Quality of Life and Social Cohesion ¬EQUALSOC, coordinated by professor Robert Erikson, Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University . Within it, she chaired the research group on
¬Family and Social Networks and was coordinating a project on
¬Intergenerational relations: between public and private patterns of solidarity and exchange.
02 2007 – 11 2009
Workers under pressure and elderly care (WOUPS)
This project was part of a larger project on Working and Caring in Europe, and was funded by the French Ministry of Labour (MIRE) and coordinated by the Ecole nationale de la santé publique (ENSP) at Rennes.