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Dr Roberta Bosisio


Associate Professor, Department of Culture, Politics and Society, University of Turin, Italy



PhD in Sociology of Law, is associate professor at the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society – University of Turin. Her main field of study and research regards children's rights from a socio-legal perspective, legal socialization, sociology of childhood, children and family change. Most of her research experience includes projects involving young people. She is interested in study young people’s daily lives from their point of view.



Roberta Bosisio, Paola Ronfani (2020), Children as Rights Holders: Current Debate and Challenges, Revue des sciences sociales

Roberta Bosisio, Paola Ronfani (2016), ‘Who is in Your Family?’ Italian Children with Non-heterosexual Parents Talk about Growing Up in a Non-conventional Household, Children & Society, ---- 

Roberta Bosisio (2012) Children’s Right to Be Heard: What Children Think, The International Journal of Children's Rights 

Roberta Bosisio (2012), "Children and Young People as Moral and Legal Actors. Findings from Studies Conducted in Northern Italy", in M. Freeman, Law and Childhood Studies, Oxford University Press

Roberta Bosisio (2008) "Right” and “not right”. Representations of Justice in Young People, Childhood 


Sociology of childhood, children’s rights from a socio-legal perspective, normative and legal socialization, intergenerational relations, children and family change.
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