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Costanzo Ranci

Costanzo Ranci

Costanzo Ranci

Address Via Bonardi, 3 – III floor

Phone 02.23995459

Fax 02.23995435

E-mail costanzo.ranci@polimi.it

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Profile 

Full professor in Economic Sociology at the Politecnico of Milano, where he chairs the Social Policy Lab. He has published many books and scientific articles on welfare, social vulnerability, long-term care policy. He has been advisor of many Italian institutions including The Ministry of Social Affairs, The National Institut of Social Security (Inps), the Lumbardy Region. He has been visiting scholar at the University of California – Bekeley, University of Barcelona, University of Lausanne, and Harvard University. His current research is focused on: the economic insececurity of middle class; social investment; long term care policy; scholastic and territorial segregation; housing policy.

Journal Articles

Ranci, C., Österle, A.; Arlotti, M., Parma, A. (2019) “Coverage versus generosity: Comparing eligibility and need assessment in six cash‐for‐care programmes”, in Social Policy and Administration, online first.

Ranci, C., Arlotti, M., Cerea, S., Cordini, M (2019), “Migrant and/or care workers? Debating the ethnicisation of the elderly care market in Italy and the UK”, in  Social politics, online first, https://doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxz002

Ranci, C., Leon, M., Sabatinelli, S., Ibanez, Z.  (2018)  “Tensions between quantity and quality in social investment agendas: Working conditions of ECEC teaching staff in Italy and Spain” in Journal of European Social Policy, vol. 1, pp.1-13.

Arlotti, M., Parma, A., Ranci, C. (2018) “Riformare è possibile? proposte e discussioni attorno all’Indennità di accompagnamento” in Politiche sociali/social policies, 1, pp. 109-14. Issn  2284-2098

Arlotti, M., Ranci, C. (2018) “Coping with the care deficit in times of austerity. Different strategies in long-term care across the globe” in Politiche sociali/social policies, 1, pp. 3-13. Issn 2284-2098

Kasearu, K., L. Maestripieri, Ranci, C. (2017) “Women at risk: the impact of labour-market participation, education and household structure on the economic vulnerability of women through Europe” in European Societies, 1, 5, pp. 202-221.

Yueh-Ching Chou, B. Pfau-Effinger, T. Kröger, Ranci, C. (2017) “Impact of care responsibilities on women’s employment: a comparison between European and East Asian welfare states”, in
European Societies, 19, 2, pp. 157-197.

Ranci, C. (2017) “Fine del ceto medio?”, in Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, n. 1, pp. 172-176.

Cucca, R., Ranci, C. (2017) “La città europea: un modello in crisi?”, in Il Mulino, Rivista bimestrale di cultura e di politica, n. 3, pp. 377-385.

Cordini M. and C. Ranci (2016), Legitimizing the care market: the social recognition of migrant care workers in Italy, in «Journal of Social Policy», 46, 1, pp. 91-108.

Kazepov, Y., Ranci, C. (2016) “Is every country fit for Social Investment? Italy as an adverse case”, in Journal of European Social Policy, Vol 27, Issue 1, pp. 90 – 104.

Burau, V., Zechner M., Dahl H.M., Ranci, C. (2016) “The Political Construction of Elderly Care
Markets: Comparing Denmark, Finland and Italy.” Social Policy and Administration. First online, March 2016.
Maestripieri, L. Ranci, C. (2016) “Non è un paese per laureati. La sovra-qualificazione occupazionale dei lavoratori italiani”, in Stato e mercato, 36 (3), 425-450.

Ranci, C. (2015) “The Long-Term Evolution of the Government–Third Sector Partnership in Italy: Old Wine in a New Bottle?”, in VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit
Organizations, 26, 6, pp. 2311-2329.

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (2015) “Not all that glitters is gold: Long-term Care reforms in the last two decades in Europe”, in Journal of European Social Policy, 25: 270-285.

Ranci, C. (2014) “Politiche sociali al minimo. Le misure di welfare sociale nella Legge di Stabilità per il 2014”, in Politiche sociali, vol.1, pp. 127-134.

Cucca, R., Ranci, C. (2013) “Sviluppo economico e integrazione sociale in Europa. Politiche urbane a confronto”, in Imprese & Città, vol. 1, pp. 86-100

Pacchi, C., Ranci, C., R. Torri (2013) “A Cohesion Policy and Local Development Studio in a Multicultural Planning Course”, in Planum, n.26, vol. 1, pp. 1-20

Ranci, C. (2012) “C’era una volta il popolo delle Partite Iva”, in Il Mulino, vol. 463, pp. 799-807.

Ranci, C. (2011) “Competitiveness and Social Cohesion in Western European Cities”, in Urban Studies, vol. 13, p. 2789-2804

Ranci, C. (2011) “Disconnected cities. The role of social analysis in understanding and planning global cities”, in Territorio, vol. 57, pp. 18-19.

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (2011) “Le riforme della long-term care in Europa. Ipotesi e strumenti per l’analisi comparata”, in La Rivista delle Politiche Sociali, vol. 4, p. 19-46.

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (2008) “Restructuring the welfare state: reforms in long-term care in Western European countries”, in Journal of European Social Policy, vol. 3; p. 246-259.

Ranci, C., (2008) “Vulnerabilità sociale e nuove disuguaglianze sociali”, in Sociologia del Lavoro, vol. 110; p. 161-171

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (2008) “Nuevas tendencias en la politica de cuidados de larga duraciòn en Europa occidental: hacia un mercado social de cuidados?”, in Revista Española del Tercer Sector,
vol. 10; p. 133-169.

Ranci, C., (2007) Review of “M. Paci, Nuovi lavori, nuovo welfare. Sicurezza e libertà nella società attiva”, Rassegna Italiana Di Sociologia, vol. 3

Ranci, C., (2007) “Tra vecchie e nuove disuguaglianze: la vulnerabilità nella società dell’incertezza”, in La Rivista delle Politiche Sociali, vol. 4; p. 111-127

Ranci, C., (2002) “Fenomenologia della vulnerabilità sociale”, in Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, vol. 4; p. 521-552

Ranci, C. (2002) Review of “C. Saraceno (ed.), Social Assistance Dynamics in Europe”, in Polis, vol. 2
Ranci, C. (2001) “Democracy at work: social participation and the ‘third sector’ in Italy”, in Daedalus,
vol. 3; p. 73-84

Books
Ranci, C., Pacchi, C. (eds) (2017) White flights a Milano. La segregazione sociale ed etnica nelle scuole dell’obbligo Milano, F. Angeli, Collana Dastu.

Ranci, C., Cucca, R. (eds) (2017) Unequal Cities. The challenge of post-industrial transition in times of austerity, London, Routledge.

Ranci, C., E. Pavolini (2015) Le politiche di welfare, Bologna, Il Mulino

Ascoli, U., Ranci, C., G.B. Sgritta (eds) (2015) Investire nel sociale. La difficile innovazione del welfare italiano, Bologna, Il Mulino

Ranci, C., Bransen, T., S. Sabatinelli (eds) (2014), Social Vulnerability in European cities in times of crisis, Palgrave MacMillan.

Ranci, C. (ed) (2012) Partite Iva. Il lavoro autonomo nella crisi italiana. Bologna, Il Mulino

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (eds) (2012) Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in Europe. Investigating Institutional Change and Social Impacts, New York, Springer.

Ranci, C. (ed) (2011) Città nella rete globale. Competitività e disuguaglianze in sei città europee, Milano, Bruno Mondadori

Ranci, C. (ed) (2010) Social Vulnerability in Europe. The new configuration of social risks, Palgrave MacMillan

Ranci, C. (ed) (2009) Milano e le città d’Europa tra competitività e disuguaglianze, Milano, Maggioli
Editore

Ranci, C. (ed) (2008) Tutelare la non autosufficienza. Una proposta di riforma dell’indennità di
accompagnamento (ed.), Roma, Carocci

Ranci, C. (2006) Volontariato. I volti della solidarietà, Bologna, Il Mulino

Ranci, C. (2006), Politica sociale: bisogni sociali e politiche di welfare, Bologna, Il Mulino

Ranci, C., Torri, R. (eds) (2007) Milano tra coesione sociale e sviluppo, Milano, Bruno Mondadori

Ranci, C., G, Micheli (eds) (2003) Equilibri fragili. Vulnerabilità e vita quotidiana delle famiglie lombarde Milano, Guerini Associati

Ascoli, U., Ranci, C. (eds) (2003) Il welfare mix in Europa, Roma, Carocci

Ranci, C. (2002) Le nuove disuguaglianze sociali in Italia, Bologna, Il Mulino

Ascoli, U., Ranci, C. (eds) (2002) Dilemmas of the welfare mix. The new structure of the welfare in an era of privatization, New York, Kluwer/Plenum Publ.

Ranci, C. (ed) (2001) Il mercato sociale dei servizi alla persona (ed.), Roma, Carocci

Ranci, C. 2(ed) (2001) L‘assistenza agli anziani in Italia e in Europa. Verso la costruzione di un mercato sociale dei servizi, F. Angeli

Book Chapters
Pavolini, E., G. Lamura, Ranci, C. (2017) Long-Term Care for the Elderly in Europe: Development and Prospects in B. Greve (ed.), Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe. Development and Prospects, Routledge, pp. 75-92.

Ranci, C. (2017) Neoliberalism and the European city: reshaping the competitiveness/social cohesion nexus, in G. Pinson, C. Morel ( eds.), Debating the Neoliberal City, Routledge, pp. 136-152

Cucca, C., Ranci, C, (2017) Introduction. European Cities Between Economic Competitiveness and Social Integration, in R. Cucca, C. Ranci (eds.), Unequal cities. The challenge of postindustrial transition in times of austerity, Routledge, pp. 1-18

Ranci, C. (2017) Disconnected Cities: Dealing with Competitiveness and Social Integration, in R. Cucca, C. Ranci (eds.), Unequal cities. The challenge of postindustrial transition in times of
austerity, Routledge, pp. 229-48

Cucca, C., Ranci, C. (2017) Conclusions. Life and Death of the European City, in R. Cucca, C. Ranci
eds.), Unequal cities. The challenge of postindustrial transition in times of austerity, Routledge, pp. 249-72

Kazepov, Y., Ranci, C, (2015) Missione impossibile. L’impatto delle politiche di investimento sociale sulla struttura socioeconomic italiana, in Ascoli U., Ranci C., Sgritta G.B. (a cura di), Investire nel sociale. La difficile innovazione del welfare italiano, Bologna, Il Mulino, pp. 333- 365

Migliavacca, M., Ranci, C. (2015) “Everything needs to change, so everything can stay the same”. Italian welfare state facing new social risks, in Ascoli U. and Pavolini E. (eds.), Falling apart? The Italian Welfare State in a European perspective, Policy Press

Ranci, C, Sabatinelli, S. (2015) Long term and child care policies in Italy between familism and privatization, in M. Leon (ed.), The transformation of care in European societies, Palgrave
McMillan

Leon, M., T. Rostgaard, Ranci, C. (2015) Pressures towards and within Universalism. Conceptualising change in care policy and discourse), in M. Leon (ed.), The transformation of care in European societies, Palgrave McMillan

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (2014) Institutional change in Long Term Care: Actors, Mechanisms, and Impacts, in Ranci C. e Pavolini E. (eds.), Reforms in Long Term Care Policies in Europe,
New York, Springer, pp. 269-314

D’Ovidio, M., Ranci, C. (2014) Social Cohesion and Global Competitiveness: Clustering Cities), in
C. Ranci, S. Sabatinelli and T. Brandsen (eds). Social Vulnerability in European cities in times of crisis, Palgrave MacMillan., pp. 31-63

Ranci, C. S. Sabatinelli and T. Brandsen (2014) Local Welfare Systems in Europe in the Age of Austerity, in C.Ranci, S. Sabatinelli and T. Brandsen (eds). Social Vulnerability in European cities in times of crisis, Palgrave MacMillan., pp. 273-298

Ranci, C. S. Sabatinelli and T. Brandsen (2014) New Social Risks and the Role of Local Welfare: An Introduction in C.Ranci, S. Sabatinelli and T. Brandsen (eds). Social Vulnerability in European cities in times of crisis, Palgrave MacMillan., pp. 3-30

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (2013) Reforms in Long Term Care Policies in Europe: An Introduction, in Ranci C. e Pavolini E. (eds.), Reforms in Long Term Care Policies in Europe, New York, Springer, pp. 3-22.

Carrera, F., Ranci, C., Pavolini, E., Sabbatini, A. (2013) Long Term Care Systems in Comparative Perspective: Care Needs, Informal and Formal Coverage, and Social Impacts in European Countries, in Ranci C. e Pavolini E. (eds.), Reforms in Long Term Care Policies in Europe,
New York, Springer, pp.23-52.

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E. (2013) Institutional Change in Long-Term Care: Actors, Mechanisms, and Impacts, in Ranci C. e Pavolini E. (eds.), Reforms in Long Term Care Policies in Europe, New York, Springer, pp.269-314.

Ranci, C. (2012) Il lavoro autonomo nella struttura sociale ed economica del nostro paese, in C. Ranci
(ed.), Partite Iva. Il lavoro autonomo nella crisi italiana, Bologna, Il Mulino, pp. 41-67.

Ranci, C. (2012) Individualizzazione e divaricazioni nella crisi del contratto sociale, in C. Ranci (ed.), PartiteIva. Il lavoro autonomo nella crisi italiana, Bologna, Il Mulino, pp. 281-305.

Ranci, C. (2012) 2012 Come cambiano le figure: uno sguardo di lungo periodo, in C. Ranci (ed.), Partite Iva. Il lavoro autonomo nella crisi italiana, Bologna, Il Mulino, pp. 69-101.

Migliavacca, M., Ranci, C. (2012) Ristratificazioni. Come cambia la struttura sociale di Milano, in
Magatti M., Sapelli G. (eds.), Progetto Milano. Idee e proposte per la città di domani, Milano, Bruno Mondadori pp. 221-249,

Migliavacca, M., Ranci, C. (2011) Trasformazione dei rischi sociali e persistenza del welfare, in Ascoli U. (ed.), Il welfare in Italia, Bologna, Il Mulino, p. 21-55.

Montagnini, E., Ranci, C. 2010 The impact of the commodification of social care on the role and identity of the third sector in Italy, in A. Evers e A. Zimmer (eds.), Third Sector Organizations Facing Turbulent Environments. Sports, Culture and Social Services in Five
European Countries, Nomos, 2010, pp. 107-123

Ranci, C., Pavolini, E (2010) Beyond the Male Breadwinner Family Model, in C. Ranci (ed.), Social
Vulnerability in Europe. The new configuration of social risks, Palgrave McMillan, p. 37-57

Ranci, C. (2010) Bringing territory back in social comparative research, in C. Ranci (ed.), Social
Vulnerability in Europe. The new configuration of social risks, Palgrave McMillan, p. 25-36

Costa, G., Ranci, C. (2010) Disability and Caregiving: A Step Toward Social Vulnerability?, in C.
Ranci (ed.), Social Vulnerability in Europe. The new configuration of social risks, Palgrave McMillan, p. 159-185
Fiore, B., Ranci, C., Pavolini, E (2010) Explaining Social Vulnerability, in C. Ranci (ed.), Social
Vulnerability in Europe. The new configuration of social risks, Palgrave McMillan, p. 250- 278

Migliavacca, M., Ranci, C. (2010) Social Vulnerability: a multidimensional analysis, in C. Ranci (ed.), Social Vulnerability in Europe. The new configuration of social risks, Palgrave McMillan,
p. 219-249

Ranci, C. (2010) Social vulnerability in Europe, in C. Ranci (ed.), Social Vulnerability in Europe. The new configuration of social risks, Palgrave McMillan, p. 3-24

Ranci, C. (2010) Sviluppo economico e coesione sociale: la sfida della globalizzazione per le città europee, in C. Ranci (ed.), Città nella rete globale. Competitività e disuguaglianze in sei città
europee, Milano, Bruno Mondadori, pp. 19-39

Ranci, C. (2009) Crisis y transformación del sistema italiano de asistencia: más allá del familiarismo, el papel del mercado y las políticas públicas, in Arriba A. and Moreno F.J. (eds.), El tratamiento de la dependencia en los regímenes de bienestar europeos contemporáneos, Ministerio de Sanidad y Política Social, Instituto de Mayores y Servicios Sociales (IMSERSO), p. 233-255

Pellegrino, P., E. Pavolini, C. Ranci (2009) The third sector and the policy process in Italy: between mutual accommodation and new forms of (blurred) partnership, in J. Kendall (ed.). Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe. Multilevel Processes and Organized Civil Society. p. 95-118, Edward Elgar

Bransen, T., E. Pavolini, B. Sittermann, Ranci, C. A. Zimmer (2009) National Action Plans on Social Inclusion: opportunities for the third sector?, in J. Kendall (ed.). Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe. Multi-level Processes and Organized Civil Society. p. 253-275, Edward Elgar, 2009

Di Maria L., Lembi P., Pavolini E., Ranci C. (2008) Come cambia il lavoro autonomo tra vecchi e nuovi profili in Bagnasco A. (ed.), Ceto medio. Perché e come occuparsene, Bologna, Il Mulino, p. 211-254

Ranci, C. (2005) Problemi di coesione sociale a Milano, in Mauro Magatti et al., Milano, nodo della rete globale. Un itinerario di analisi e proposte. Milano, Bruno Mondadori, p. 265-299,

Ranci, C. (2003) I meccanismi della vulnerabilità: indebolimento dei funzionamenti familiari e processi di adattamento, in G. Micheli and C. Ranci (eds.), Equilibri fragili: vulnerabilità e vita
quotidiana delle famiglie lombarde, Milano, Guerini Associati, pp. 373-431

Ranci, C. (2003) Appunti sul metodo di ricerca di Alberto Melucci, in L. Leonini (ed.). Identità e movimenti sociali in una società planetaria, in ricordo di Alberto Melucci, Milano, Guerini, p. 67-80

Ascoli, U., Ranci,C. (2002) Changes in the welfare mix: the European path, in Ranci C. and Ascoli U. (eds.), Dilemmas of the welfare mix. The new structure of the welfare in an era of privatisation, New York, Kluwer/Plenum, pp. 225-243

Ascoli, U., Ranci,C. (2002) The context of new social policies in Europe, in Ranci C. and Ascoli U.
(eds.), Dilemmas of the welfare mix. The new structure of the welfare in an era of privatisation, New York, Kluwer/Plenum, pp. 25-46

Ranci, C. (2002) The mixed economy of social care in Europe, in Ranci C. and Ascoli U.
(eds.), Dilemmas of the welfare mix. The new structure of the welfare in an era of privatisation, New York, Kluwer/Plenum, pp. 1-24

Ranci, C. (2001) Rischio e vulnerabilità in Lombardia, in IRER, Quattro studi sulla vulnerabilità sociale in Lombardia, indagine sociale lombarda 2000, Milano, Guerini Associati, p. 261-333

Ranci, C. (2001) Società civile e terzo settore: un profilo, in T.Padoa-Schioppa e S.R. Graubard (ed.). Il caso italiano 2. Dove sta andando il nostro paese, Milano, Garzanti, pp. 123-145

Ranci, C. (2001) Altruism in voluntary organizations. Mobilization and transformation of voluntary action in Italy, in M. Giugni, F. Passy (eds.). Political altruism? Solidarity Movements in
International Perspective, New York, Rowman e Littlefield, p. 67-86

Papers
Ranci, C. (2013) Long-Term Care Policies in EU Countries Before and During the Crisis, paper
presentation at the 20th International Conference of CES (Council for European Studies),
“Crisis & Contingency: States of (In)stability”, Amsterdam, June 25-27.

Ranci, C. (2012) Disconnected Cities: Competitiveness and Social Cohesion in Neoliberal Cities,
paper presentation at the International Symposium – “The neoliberal city: a credible thesis?”, Université Jean Monnet Saint-Étienne and Sciences Po Lyon, September 12-14

Ranci, C. (2012) Long-term care systems in comparative perspective: care needs, informal and formal
coverage, and social impacts in European countries, paper presentation at the 10th Annual
ESPAnet Conference, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh,
Scotland, September 6-8

Ranci, C. (2012) Reforms of long-term care policies in EU countries: an interpretation, presentation at the 21 Nordic Kongress of Gerontology Conference, Copenaghen, June 10-12

Ranci, C. (2011) Le développement local et la cohésion sociale dans les métropoles européens, paper
presentation at the International Conference “Paris, Métropoles. Le défi de la gouvernance”,
Paris City Hall, December 1-2

Ranci, C. (2011) Reforms in LTC in Europe: an interpretation, paper presentation at the 9th Annual ESPAnet Conference, “Sustainability and Transformation of European Social Policy”, Polibienestar
Research Institute and the Department of Social Work and Social Services, University of
Valencia, Spain, September 8-10

Ranci, C. (2011) Social cohesion and economic competitiveness in six global European cities, paper
presentation at the Annual RC21 Conference 2011, “The struggle to belong. Dealing with
diversity in 21st century urban settings”, Amsterdam, July 7-9

Ranci, C. (2011) Social vulnerability in Western Europe. The territorial determinants of new social risks, paper discussion at Sciences Po, Paris, May 27

Ranci, C. (2011) Social vulnerability in Western Europe. The social and political determinants of new social risks, paper discussion at the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, May 5

Ranci, C. (2010) Tra vecchie e nuove disuguaglianze: l’emergere della vulnerabilità sociale nei paesi
dell’Europa occidentale, paper presentation at the Espanet-Italy Conference, University
Federico II, Napoli, October 1-2

Ranci, C. (2010) Dependency as a factor of vulnerability in Europe, paper presentation at the Conference “Transforming care: provision, quality and inequalities in late life”, Danish National Centre for Social Research (SFI), Copenhagen, June 21-23

Ranci, C. (2009) The political economy of social vulnerability. The social and political determinants of new social risks in western European countries, paper presentation at the 7th Annual ESPAnet
Conference 2009, “The future of the welfare state”, Institute of Sociology, University of Urbino, Italy, September 17-19

Ranci, C. (2009) The political economy of social vulnerability. The social and political determinants of new social risks in western European countries, paper presentation at the 9th Conference
European Sociological Association, University of Lisbon, September 2-5

Ranci, C. (2009) The Political Economy of Social Vulnerability in Western Europe, paper presentation at the SASE 21st Annual Meeting (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics), Sciences Po Paris, France, July 16-18

Ranci, C. (2008) Social limits to growth: competitiveness and social cohesion in 50 western European cities, paper presentation at the ISA-RC21 Conference, Tokyo, December 17-20

Ranci, C. (2008) Transformations in Family-work Models in Western Europe: Beyond the Male Breadwinner Model, paper presentation at the American Sociological Association 103rd Annual Meeting, Boston, August 1-4,

Ranci, C. (2008) New Trends in Long-Term Care Policy in Western Europe: Towards a Social Care Market?, paper presentation at the 8th International Conference / 2nd EMES-ISTR (International
Society for Third Sector Research) European Conference, in partnership with CINEFOGO, Universitat de Barcelona, July 9-11

Other materials
Ranci, C. (2017) Vulnerability in Europe, Keynote at the Doctoral Program LIVES – Is vulnerability
everywhere?, University of Lausanne , 13 June

Ranci, C. (2017) A comparative perspective of marketization and free choice in care policies: same word, different meanings?, Round Table at the International Conference “Transforming Care”,
Milan, Politecnico di Milano, 28 June.

Ranci, C. (2015) The Rise of Social Insecurity in Europe: Still an Untold Story, Presentation at Harvard University, Center for European Studies, Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion,
September 9.

Ranci, C. (2015) Social inequalities, stress, and material deprivation in Europe, a comparative project,
Conference at the University of Lausanne, March 5.

Ranci, C. (2015) Il caso italiano: risultati da una ricerca nazionale, Presentation at the International
Conference “Il Social Investment nel welfare italiano: missione impossibile?”, Politecnico
of Milano, February 27

Ranci, C. (2014) Social Vulnerability in European Cities in the Age of Austerity. Structural Dynamics and the Role of Local Welfare, Conference Keynote, LIVES Doctoriales, 3rd Edition, University of
Lausanne, February 13-14

Ranci, C. (2013) Discussion of M.Ferrera, V. Fargion, M. Jessoula, 2012, Alle radici del welfare all’italiana. Origini e futuro di un modello sociale squilibrato”, Network of Italian Social Policy
Research, Bologna, Istituto di Ricerca Cattaneo, March 8

Ranci, C. (2013) Social vulnerability in European cities and the challenges for local welfare, seminar at the University of Calabria, Italy, Arcavacata di Rende, February 25

Ranci, C. (2012) Chair of a thematic session on “Institutional Change in Long-term Care Policies in EU Countries: Results from a Comparative Study”; paper presentation about “Reforms in longterm
care policies in EU countries: an interpretation”, International Conference of the International Long-Term Care Policy Network (ILPN), London School of Economics, London, September 5-8

Ranci, C. (2012) Keynote speaker at the 5th Espanet-Italy Conference, session about “Regioni e nuovi rischiì sociali. Modelli di governance a confronto”, Roma, Università di Roma La Sapienza,
September 20-22

Ranci, C. (2012) Chair of the Session “Institutional change in care policies in EU countries”, 19th
International Conference of Europeanists, Center for European Studies, Columbia
University, Boston, March 22-24

Ranci, C. (2011) Chair of the 4th Espanet-Italy Conference “Innovare il welfare Percorsi di
trasformazione in Italia e in Europa”, Politecnico of Milan, September 29- October 1

Ranci, C. (2011) “Authors Meet Critics” session, presentation of the book “Social Vulnerability in Europe” Palgrave McMillan, 10th Conference of the ESA, European Sociological Association,
Geneva, Switzerland, September 7-11

Ranci, C. (2010) Chair of a session on “Making Connections: Migration, Gender and Care Labour in
Transnational Context”, at the 8th Annual ESPAnet Conference, “Social Policy and the
Global Crisis: Consequences and Responses”, Budapest, Hungary, September 2-4

Ranci, C. (2009) The challenge of local welfare Problems of social cohesion and new styles of governance, presentation at the Conference on “Local Social Policy – Concepts, Types and Governance”, University of Hamburg, April 24-25