‘What’s the Opposite of Facebook? Err…it’s (still) Facebook’ – fieldwork blog post [June 2018] by Daniel Miller (Ireland) and Shireen Walton (Italy) as part of the ASSA project

Authors: Daniel Miller and Shireen Walton, June 2018 Visit original posting on ASSA blog here Once Facebook had become established, there developed a general consensus as to its primary social consequence: it allegedly led to rampant narcissistic individualism – people preening themselves in public, and to the decline of community and ‘proper’ sociality. The dominant … More ‘What’s the Opposite of Facebook? Err…it’s (still) Facebook’ – fieldwork blog post [June 2018] by Daniel Miller (Ireland) and Shireen Walton (Italy) as part of the ASSA project

‘The Sandwich Generation: Mobile Views from Multicultural Milan’ – fieldwork blog post as part of the ASSA project

Author: Shireen Walton Original post on ASSA blog here In countries such as Italy, where there is an ageing population and a decline in birth rates, a crucial question is how respective generations are coping/will cope in the future with expectations for care? A key issue is the ‘sandwich generation’. This refers to middle-aged persons … More ‘The Sandwich Generation: Mobile Views from Multicultural Milan’ – fieldwork blog post as part of the ASSA project