During the last decade the Italian Third Sector has been affected by major changes that can be grouped as internal ones, to do with organizational and cultural trends, and external ones, related to variations in the institutional scenario, particularly the legislative agenda, to social transformation, and to collective meaning attribution processes. A further type of change can be detected in the social relationships forming within third-sector organizations and the inter-generational exchanges taking place within them. The data emerging from ISTAT’s Census on Non-Profit Institutions point to some (mainly meso-level) changes in social organization and provide a basis for ad hoc processing to highlight inter-generationality as a distinctive trait of the Third Sector in Italy. The availability of such a large database has made it possible to document in detail some peculiarities of Italian third-sector organizations and highlight some trends that have emerged in the last ten years.
|Titolo tradotto del contributo||[Autom. eng. transl.] The third sector in Italy: organizational and relational profiles|
|Numero di pagine||24|
|Rivista||SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2015|
- terzo settore, servizi alla persona, volontaraito
- third sector, social services, voluntary organizations