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The editorial project of the Welfare and Ergonomics journal was born from the desire to provide a "board" for discussion and circulation of theoretical and empirical studies on issues related to welfare. The periodic publication of two yearly issues configures the journal as an agile tool for dialogue within the scientific community. Since its inception, the journal has taken on specific features: to be the place to encourage the meet between the more empirical approach, proper to the CNR, and the theoretical one, proper to the University; it adopts the double-blind peer review; it publishes in print and digital; has a monographic character. The journal was created as an emanation within the context of the National Research Council. The editorial project by Antonella Ciocia - who took over the editorial direction - dates to 2014, with the first issue published in 2015. The mission of the Research Institute on Population and Social Policies and the background of the journal editor shaped the choice of the early scientific topics covered. In 2019, to encourage greater collaboration between the CNR and the University, the editorial project was revised, shared over the years with the organs of the journal. Since then, it has been "steered" by the co-direction of Antonella Ciocia (Cnr-Irpps) and Mara Tognetti (University of Milan La Statale). From 2020, the issues, while maintaining the monographic character, also host an open section providing space to innovative and interesting works related to the ongoing scientific debate or the historical moment.

Welfare and Ergonomics are two terms that revolve around people and their well-being. Welfare in its various forms is the body of social policies aimed at affirming the right to citizenship, although in recent decades some changes have modified the original framework, calling into question inter-generational and inter-gender equity, between in-work and out-of-work people and amongst professional categories. Ergonomics as a method is linked to the development of technology, although over time it has broadened its range of interest and, through a methodology of participatory design, has dealt with culture, reception, integration, and professional awareness, while remaining an operational tool for health and safety at work. The two terms were born in the same context: welfare with the introduction of laws on compulsory insurance against risks arising from work carried out; ergonomics with the design of spaces, tools, and production processes according to workers’ specific skills. Modern welfare and modern ergonomics, through various phases and involving an increasing number of areas of study/intervention, have come to be concerned with people in their interaction with the environment, with different shades. Both have stressed the importance of supporting psycho-physical and relational well-being. The journal, combining these two terms, aims to develop a new way of studying citizens' welfare and safety challenges, by mixing established social policy knowledge with a multidisciplinary approach and ergonomics methods. The integration between welfare policies and ergonomics makes it possible to look at social issues through different interpretative angles, in the attempt to identify more effective and more sustainable solutions.

Since 2017 it has been classified by ANVUR as scientific journal for Area 14

Associate Editors: Mara Tognetti Bordogna (Università degli Studi di Milano La Statale), Antonella Ciocia (CNR-IRPPS)
Scientific board: Maria Carmela Agodi (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II), Maurizio Ambrosini (Università degli Studi di Milano La Statale), Sveva Avveduto (CNR-IRPPS, Roma), Ignazia Bartholini (Università di Palermo), Corrado Bonifazi (CNR-IRPPS, Roma), Maurizio Bonolis (Sapienza Università di Roma), Paola Borgna (Università di Torino), Maria Girolama Caruso (CNR-IRPPS, Roma), Enzo Colombo (Università degli Studi di Milano La Statale), Teresa Consoli (Università di Catania), Fiorenza Deriu (Sapienza Università di Roma), Paola Devivo (Università Federico II di Napoli), Fabio Folgheraiter (Università Cattolica di Milano), Mercedes Gori (CNR-IFC, Roma), Daniela Luzi (CNR-IRPPS, Roma), Antonio Maturo (Università di Bologna), Carla Moretti (Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona), Stefano Neri (Università degli Studi di Milano La Statale), Giampaolo Nuvolati (Università di Milano-Bicocca), Fabrizio Pecoraro (CNR-IRPPS, Roma), Annalisa Pitino (CNR-IFC, Roma), Paolo Ricci (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II), Silvana Salerno (Enea - Sapienza Università di Roma), Marco Terraneo (Università di Milano-Bicocca), Stefano Tomelleri (Università di Bergamo).
Emily Quinn Ahonen (University of Utah School of Medicine, USA), Francesca Coin (Lancaster University, UK), Annie Dussuet (University of Nantes, FR), Maria Angels Escrivà Chordà (Univeristy of Huelva, ES), Claudio Mustacchi (SUSPI, Manno, CH), Sandra Potestà (Invited expert evaluator - UE, Sheffield, UK), Makoto Sekimura (Université de la ville de Hiroshima, JP), Jean-Pierre Tabin (Haute école de travail et de la santé EESP, Lausanne, CH), Tommaso Vitale (Sciences-Po, Paris, FR), Ionela Vlase (University Lucian Blaga of Sibiu, RO), Darja Zavirsek (Univerza v Ljubljani, SI), Irena "emaitaitytė (Institute of Education and Social Work, Vilnius, LT).

Editorial board: Anna Milione (CNR-IRPPS), Alfonso Lara Montero (European Social Network), Valeria Quaglia (Università di Milano-Bicocca), Francesca Alice Vianello (Università di Padova).

Editorial coordinator: Antonietta Bellisari

Editorial office: Maria Giovanna Felici Open Journal System-OJS Coordinator: Cristiana Crescimbene

Translation Review Manager: Sandra Potestà

Technical advisor on searching engine positioning: Luca Pianelli

Contacts: Maria Giovanna Felici, CNR-IRPPS, via Palestro, 32 - 00185 Roma; tel. 06492724210; e-mail: welfare.ergonomia@irpps.cnr.it.

In view of the monographic character of the journal, the editors, together with the directors, will evaluate the submitted abstracts, drafted according to the indications of the call: introduction to the covered topic; scientific framework within which the submission is to be positioned, reconstruction of the national and international debate; adopted methodological system and formulated hypotheses; most important and innovative results; essential bibliographic references. The authors of the accepted abstracts are invited to submit the paper and upload it anonymously on the OJS platform of the publishing house. The article will be sent anonymously to avoid possible influences due to the author's name. The referees feedback their evaluation in an anonymous standard way, by filling a pre-set form; they must justify their evaluation and, if they ask for corrections, the form is sent to the author who will need to re-submit the paper for re-evaluation after making the required changes (2nd round). In case of discordant opinion, a third referee is required.
The evaluations will be provided to the authors even in case of non-publication. Manuscripts are blind-reviewed by two anonymous referees Referee anno 2019
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Issue 2/2020 Respingimenti e politiche di accoglienza orientate, bottom up, al riconoscimento delle vittime della violenza migratoria. Ignazia Bartholini (a cura di)
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A cura della Redazione, Sulla struttura dei fascicoli
Ignazia Bartholini, Introduzione
Danilo Palmisano, Per una critica della vittima. Percorsi di accoglienza fra immaginario vittimario e politica del sospetto (A critique of the conception of victimhood. Reception System between Victim Stereotypes and Politics of Suspicion)
Omid Firouzi Tabar, Inclusione sociale delle/dei richiedenti asilo, forza e ambivalenze delle "buone pratiche" autorganizzate (Asylum seekers social inclusion, strength and ambivalences of "good practices")
Fabio Perocco, Torture against migrants: A structural and global phenomenon, and its social roots
Rafaela Hilário Pascoal, The aporia of the European myth. How LGBTI+ migrants are stranded in the Italian reception system
Mario Pesce, Lavinia Bianchi, Alberto Pesce, Dalla dimensione disumana della tratta al riscatto sociale. Percorsi di violenza di genere (From the dis-human dimension of human trafficking to social redemption. Paths of gender violence)
Vittorio Zanon, Ubuntu, io sono perché noi siamo. Empowerment di gruppo per giovani nigeriane vittime di tratta (Ubuntu, I am because we are. Group empowerment for young Nigerian victims of trafficking)
Elena Giacomelli, Ruoli, mansioni e competenze professionali all’interno del mondo dell’accoglienza: professionalità a confronto (Roles, tasks and skills within the Italian reception system for asylum seekers and refugees: A comparison of professional figures)
Davide Galesi, Decodificare empaticamente la diversità. L’applicazione della Consultazione Transculturale nei servizi sociali (The empathic understanding of diversity. The application of the Transcultural Consultation in social services)
Sara Rizzi, Violenza domestica al tempo del Covid-19 (Domestic violence at the time of Covid-19)
A cura della Redazione, Ringraziamento ai Referee

Issue 1/2020 Povertà educativa e disuguaglianze sociali. Un confronto dalle comunità educanti. Daniele Babusci (a cura di )
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Daniele Babusci, Introduzione ai temi della povertà educativa e della comunità educante
Daniele Babusci, Parte prima. Povertà educative. Il contributo teorico all’azione sul campo: una premessa
Monya Ferritti, Anna Guerrieri, Luca Mattei, Il percorso verso il successo formativo degli alunni adottati e alunni fuori della famiglia di origine: il ruolo della comunità educante (The path towards the educational success of adopted pupils and pupils in foster care: the role of the educating community)
Emanuela Chiodo, Generare legami. Inclusione sociale ed educativa in una periferia del Mezzogiorno (Social liaisons. Social inclusion and contrast of educational poverty in a suburb of South Italy)
Maria D’Ambrosio, Giovanni Laino, Educatori come designer degli spazi perFormativi. Asili nido come ‘fabbriche’ di cittadinanza e innovazione sociale (Educators as designers of training spaces. Nurseries as ‘factories’ of citizenship and social innovation)
Armida Salvati, Povertà educativa e scelte scolastiche: una ricerca nelle scuole di Bari (Educational Poverty and School Choices: A Survey in Bari)
Elisa Matutini, Lotta alla povertà educativa: il ruolo della promozione delle capacità e delle aspirazioni (Combating educational poverty: The role played by the promotion of capabilities and aspirations)
Paola De Vivo, Ornella Fasano, Diseguaglianza sociale e povertà educativa: un modello di intervento (Social inequalities and educational poverty. The implementation of a territorial project)
Vittorio Lannutti, BeFriend: un’occasione per scoprire il valore della relazione e del contatto con l’altro (BeFriend: An opportunity to discover the value of the relationship and contact with the other)
Ljiljana Cumura, Evelina Barbanti, Educational Poverty and Social Inequality. Comparative Approach: Italy and Serbia
Loredana Cerbara, Maria Girolama Caruso, Fragilità e rischio di povertà educativa negli adolescenti in Italia. I dati delle indagini del CNR-IRPPS (Fragility and risk of educational poverty in adolescents in Italy. The data of the CNR-IRPPS surveys)
Flaviano Zandonai, Simona Taraschi, Strategie e azioni di community building per contrastare la povertà educativa: gli apprendimenti del Gruppo Cooperativo CGM (Community building strategies and actions to combat educational poverty: The learn-ings of the Cooperative Group CGM)
Daniele Babusci, Parte seconda. La voce delle comunità educanti. La ricchezza delle azioni sul campo a contrasto della povertà educativa, una premessa
Angela Casaregola e Barbara Gentile, Francesco Pernice, Cecilia Paglia, Simona Bisceglie, La Nostra Buona Stella. Diritto alla crescita: costruiamo il nostro futuro
Daniel Boccacci, Illetteratismo, low digital skills e cittadinanza. Riflessioni socio-educative in riferimento al progetto Crocevia Fontanellato-Fontevivo del gruppo Scuola, Linguaggio, Società
Valentina Tenedini, Panthakù. Educare dappertutto
Marisa Anconelli, Elena Anconelli, Flavia Franzoni, Greta Nicodemi, Rossella Piccinini, Bambini, famiglie e servizi educativi: una comunità alla ricerca di innovazione per la prima infanzia. Principali esiti di una ricerca empirica nella provincia di Bologna
Patrizia Lotti, Gabriele Marini, Processi di miglioramento per contrastare la dispersione scolastica: un caso di specie
Roberto Latella, "Ci vuole un seme" per costruire una comunità educante, solidale e competente
Paolo Nardi, Per educare un bambino ci vuole un villaggio e.. viceversa: il caso de Il Manto
Caterina Segata, Ali per il Futuro e oltre - dalla presa in carico del nucleo alla comunità
Alessandro Franca, Roberta Montepeloso, Musica e inclusione sociale. L’esperienza dell’associazione LiberaMusica
Debora Sanguinato, Elisa Serangeli, NEST - Nido Educazione Servizi Territorio
Barbara Massarenti, Trame educative per nuove comunità
Ivan Esposito, AC - Affido Culturale
Alessia Maso, Federica Guarino, Protezione e Partecipazione on-life. Progetto S.C.AT.T.I.
Sabina Curti, Silvia Fornari, Elisa Moroni, Le comunità educanti tra rappresentazione e autorappresentazione sociale: un’analisi dei primi risultati del progetto New Generation Community contro la povertà educativa
Leandro Di Donato, Antonella Ciaccia, Contrastare la povertà educativa nelle aree interne colpite dal sisma: l’esperienza del progetto "RAdiCI"
Ivan Galligani, La ricostruzione partecipata della Teoria del Cambiamento come prima analisi di una strategia d’azione sulle Comunità Educanti. Evidenze da un caso di studio
Virginia Meo, Lost in education

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