Claudia Di Matteo

Claudia Di Matteo
Lund University | LU · Faculty of Social Sciences

MA/MSc (Social Development & Social Work) MA (Public Policy)


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Before earning my PhD position at Lund University, I was working as a researcher at the Centre for Socio-Economic Research on Ageing, INRCA - Italian National Institute of Health and Science on Ageing. Currently, my research interests cover topics such as Migration, Gender-Based Violence, and EU/National Welfare Systems. Please, follow the link below for more information


Publications (6)
The aim of this study is the reconstruction of the multifaceted points of view related to the transition from work to retirement using a gender perspective. This article includes 40 interviews of ageing Italian workers, 24 women and 16 men, carried out in the cusp of retirement (wave 1) and two years after retirement (wave 3). The experiences relat...
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Stigmatization and labeling in society is one of the challenges that families of institutionalized children face. This research aims to investigate how professionals categorize the children and their families, and how, in turn, the categorization process impacts their daily practice and the relationship with families. The case study was conducted i...
Conference Paper
The intersectionality approach pointed out how ´white´ feminist theories used categories of representation that failed to embrace the complexity of reality. Therefore, opening up to a new language, the intersectionality approach is claimed to be one of the most prominent academic contributions to feminist theory, helping also in the emergence of a...


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Project (1)
The project, coordinated by INRCA - National Institute of Health and Science on Ageing, is funded by the Department for Family Policies at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, under the main framework of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing - MIPAA. For more details see: