Italian Sociological Review

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, 2017

A Reflection on Terrorism and Inequalities
1.TerrorismDo the 'P 38 boys', late nineteenth century Russian populists, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna militants, the men and women who get themselves blown up in Chechnya, in Israel, at the Saint Denis Stade de France, who kill and get killed at the Bataclan,...
Human Security and Cooperative Security
I have no fear of dying.Who has no fear dies just once;who has fear dies thousands times every day.Paolo Borsellino11.Fear and securityWe live today under condition of permanent revolution. Revolution is the way society nowadays lives and it has become...
In a New Connected World
1. IntroductionIn the last decades, societies had to face great social changes. In the current globalised world, individuals are always more connected one to each other and the social network in which they are inserted has a deep influence on them. At...
Of Cripples and Bags. Risk and the Stuff of Reality
There is an idiomatic expression in Italian with no direct English equivalent. This is a shame, because I thought it would have made an excellent start for this essay - so much so that I have decided to use it all the same, with a few words of translation/discussion...
Of Security and Liberty, of Control and Cooperation. Terrorism and the New Ecosystem of Communication
1. PrefaceWhat are the requirements of the 'new' hypercomplexity (cognitive, subjective, organizational, social and ethical) that characterizes the Hypercomplex Society (2003)? Aside from a systemic transnational perspective on strategies and politics,...
Terrorism as Ritual Process and Cultural Trauma: A Performative Analysis of ISIS’s Attacks in Europe
1Why studying the performative aspects? Terrorism as social dramaSo far, the cultural aspects of terrorism have been studied almost exclusively by the sociology of religion. A minor attention has been paid to the cultural definition of the collective...
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