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Journal Articles

Varriale, S (2024) Against culture? Class analysis, strategic essentialism and methodological nationalism after Beverley Skeggs' Formations of Class & Gender, The Sociological Review, ISSN: 0038-0261.

Varriale, S (2023) Book Review: Cultural Sociology of Cultural Representations: Visions of Italy and the Italians in England and Britain from the Renaissance to the Present Day, European Journal of Social Theory, ISSN: 1368-4310. DOI: 10.1177/13684310231205258.

Varriale, S (2023) How many intersections? Theoretical synergy as a rationale for intersectional biographical analysis, Qualitative Inquiry, ISSN: 1077-8004. DOI: 10.1177/10778004231209950.

Varriale, S (2021) The other Eurostars: lifestyle migration, class and race among vocationally trained Italians, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 49(1), pp.332-349, ISSN: 1369-183X. DOI: 10.1080/1369183x.2021.1911632.

Varriale, S (2021) The coloniality of distinction: Class, race and whiteness among post-crisis Italian migrants, The Sociological Review, 69(2), pp.296-313, ISSN: 0038-0261. DOI: 10.1177/0038026120963483.

Varriale, S (2021) Reconceptualizing Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism: Evidence From the Early Consecration of Anglo-American Pop-Rock in Italy, American Behavioral Scientist, 65(1), pp.99-115, ISSN: 0002-7642. DOI: 10.1177/0002764218800139.

Antonucci, L and Varriale, S (2020) Unequal Europe, unequal Brexit: How intra-European inequalities shape the unfolding and framing of Brexit, Current Sociology, 68(1), pp.41-59, ISSN: 0011-3921. DOI: 10.1177/0011392119863837.

Varriale, S (2019) Unequal Youth Migrations: Exploring the Synchrony between Social Ageing and Social Mobility among Post-Crisis European Migrants, Sociology, 53(6), pp.1160-1176, ISSN: 0038-0385. DOI: 10.1177/0038038519858044.

Lavie, N and Varriale, S (2019) Introduction to the special issue on global tastes: The transnational spread of non-Anglo-American culture, Poetics, 75, pp.101388-101388, ISSN: 0304-422X. DOI: 10.1016/j.poetic.2019.101388.

Varriale, S (2016) Beyond Distinction: Theorising Cultural Evaluation as a Social Encounter, Cultural Sociology, 10(2), pp.160-177, ISSN: 1749-9755. DOI: 10.1177/1749975515596447.

Varriale, S (2015) Cultural production and the morality of markets: Popular music critics and the conversion of economic power into symbolic capital, Poetics, 51, pp.1-16, ISSN: 0304-422X. DOI: 10.1016/j.poetic.2015.03.002.

Varriale, S (2014) Cognitive capitalism, Cultural Trends, 23(1), pp.70-72, ISSN: 0954-8963. DOI: 10.1080/09548963.2014.862004.

Varriale, S (2014) Bourdieu and the sociology of cultural evaluation: Lessons from the italian popular music press, Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, 55(1), pp.121-148, ISSN: 0486-0349. DOI: 10.1423/76934.

Varriale, S (2013) Rockin’ the jazz biopic, Jazz Research Journal, 6(1), pp.27-46, ISSN: 1753-8637. DOI: 10.1558/jazz.v6i1.27.

Varriale, S (2013) Review of ‘Challenging dominant discourses of the past: 1968 and the value of oral history’, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Warwick, 23 February 2011, Memory Studies, 6(1), pp.105-107, ISSN: 1750-6980. DOI: 10.1177/1750698012463900.

Varriale, S (2012) Book Review: Performance and Power, The Sociological Review, 60(3), pp.578-580, ISSN: 0038-0261. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-954x.2012.02109.x.

Varriale, S (2012) Is that girl a monster? Some notes on authenticity and artistic value in Lady Gaga, Celebrity Studies, 3(2), pp.256-258, ISSN: 1939-2397. DOI: 10.1080/19392397.2012.679481.

Varriale, S (2012) Effetto Tenco: genealogia della canzone d'autore, by Marco Santoro, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2010, 296 pp, €18.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-88-15-13407-3, Modern Italy, 17(2), pp.278-280, ISSN: 1353-2944. DOI: 10.1080/13532944.2012.669635.


Varriale, S (Accepted for publication) Coloniality and Meritocracy in Unequal EU Migrations, Bristol University Press, ISBN: 978-1529222708.

Varriale, S (2016) Globalization, Music and Cultures of Distinction, Palgrave Macmillan UK, ISBN: 9781137564498. DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-56450-4.


Varriale, S (2020) Field theory. In The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society, SAGE, pp.616-619, DOI: 10.4135/9781483375519.

Varriale, S (2016) "Cultura di classe in pillole": il folk revival e le pratiche del giornalismo musicale italiano. In La musica folk. Storie, protagonisti e documenti del revival in Italia, Il Saggiatore, pp.1083-1092, ISBN: 978-8842818540.

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