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"Sette proposizioni sull’homo agapicus. Un progetto di ricerca per le scienze sociali"

Abstract: The aim of the authors is to begin a study on agapic behaviour, from a sociological perspective, with a view to stimulating further research and initiating a scientific community on this subject. They therefore make seven propositions about Homo Agapicus which could be the basis for empirical research in this field. They observe that in reality multiple forms of social […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Fontem (Camerun): fraternity’s laboratory"

Abstract: Sociologist, reflecting of the use of the words, observe that one term is often used in different manners. Therefore, in order to explain the intended meaning of fraternity, being aware that this work is not enough to fully do so, the authors give a strict sociological reading of a long-term practical experience: the cooperation between the Focolari movement and the […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Fontem (Camerun): un laboratorio di fraternità"

Abstract: Riflettendo sull’uso delle parole, i sociologi fanno osservare che spesso vengono utilizzati gli stessi termini in modi diversi, pertanto per esemplificare cosa si intende per fraternità, coscienti che con questo esercizio non se ne esaurisce il significato, si è voluto sottoporre a una griglia di lettura prettamente sociologica un’esperienza concreta e pluridecennale di collaborazione – quella tra i Focolari e […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Una sociologia per i tempi nuovi"

Abstract: Within the terms of a humanist and moral sociology, which wishes to understand the motivations of social actors in their actions and interactions, this article, following a historical presentation of the new tendencies and research in contemporary sociology, outlines the work of the group Social-One. The group, inspired by Chiara Lubich’s charism of unity, puts forward a concept that, even […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Social relations and fraternity: a paradox or a sustainable model?"

Abstract: The understanding of social relationships requires several paradigms that have enlightened the history of sociology. These paradigms are an expression of a given socio-cultural context. Today we are facing a remarkable change in the cultural structure; is it therefore legitimate to expect the rise of new paradigms? The proposed answer is affirmative and, among many possibilities, the author describes the […]
Lingua: Italiano