Pierpaolo Donati

Pierpaolo Donati is Professor of Advanced Sociology at the University of Bologna, Italy. Past-President of the Italian Sociological Association, he is known as the founder of an original “relational sociology” or “relational theory of society” and has published more than 650 works, including 90 books.

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Recent Publications

Donati, P. (2019). ‘Discovering the Relational Goods: Their Nature, Genesis and Effects.’ International Review of Sociology, 29(2): 238-259. Doi 10.1080/03906701.2019.1619952

Donati, P. (2019). ‘New Insights into the Relational Subject: Connecting Personal and Collective Identity.’ In Gonzales, A.M (ed.). Social Bonds and Personal Identity. Pamplona: Eunsa (in print).

Donati, P. (2019). ‘The Enigma of Relation and the Theological Matrix of Society.’ pp. 3-37 in P. Donati, A. Malo, G. Maspero (eds.), Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue: A Relational Perspective. Abingdon: Routledge.

Donati, P. (2019). ‘Impact of robotics/AI on human relations.’ In the Proceedings of the conference “AI, and Humanity: Science, Ethics, and Policy”, PAS-PASS, Vatican City, 16-17 May.

Donati, P. (2018). ‘How Can Interculturality Achieve Social Integration?.’ pp. 592-624 in Donati, P. (ed.), Towards a Participatory Society: New Roads to Social and Cultural Integration.’ The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Acta 21, Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana.

Donati, P. (2018). ‘An Original Relational Sociology Grounded in Critical Realism.’ pp. 431-456 in Dépelteau, F. (ed.). The Palgrave Handbook of Relational Sociology. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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