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Francesca Forno

Francesca Forno is an Assistant Professor at Bergamo University (Italy) where she teaches sociology and sociology of consumption. Two of her ongoing research interests are political consumerism and sustainable community movements. A special focus in these areas is on the consequences of the spread of market-based forms of action for citizens’ participation and mobilization. She is Co-director and Co-founder of University of Bergamo’s CORES LAB (research group on Consumption, Networks and Practices of Sustainable Economies www.unibg.it/cores), Co-editor of Partecipazione e Conflitto siba-ese.unisalento.it/index.php/paco, the first Italian/International academic journal specialized in the analysis of social and political participation and a member of the Steering Committee of the ECPR standing group on Participation and Mobilization participationandmobilization.org/. She has published on citizen participation and social movements, conducting research on political consumerism and collaborative consumption and she has recently co-edited, with Paolo Graziano, a special issue of the Journal of Consumer Culture on “Consumerist Culture and Social Movements.”

5 publications | 8 Analyses/working papers/articles

5 publications

8 Analyses/working papers/articles