Renato Stella


stella | Padova Science Technology and Innovation Studies Professor

Professor

renato.stella@unipd.it

Renato Stella is Full professor in Sociology of Mass Communication and coordinator of undergraduate course in Communication Sciences at Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education, and Applied Psychology (FISPPA), University of Padova. He is member of Pa.S.T.I.S (Padova Science, Technology and Innovation Studies). His research deals with media studies; mass society; new media and popular culture; the connection between sexuality, gender and media; porn studies; cybersex and young people. He is particularly interested in qualitative and participatory research.


LATEST PUBLICATIONS

(2004) (in collaborazione con S. Mazzucco e G. Dalla Zuanna)  “Pornography and sexual behaviour”, in G. Dalla Zanna, C. Crisafulli,
The sexual behaviour of italian students,  Facoltà di scienze statistiche, Messina.
(2011) Eros, Cybersex, Neoporn. Nuovi scenari e nuovi usi in rete, Franco Angeli, Milano.
(2012) Sociologia delle comunicazioni di massa, Utet, Torino.
(2012) “Dark side: oscenità, sexting, pornografia e dintorni”, in Minori e giustizia, n. 4, pp. 77-85 .
(2016) Corpi virtuali. Una ricerca sugli usi erotici del web, Mimesis, Milano-Udine.
(2016) “Circulation of technology, circulation of desire. Cybersex and the “Sadian collective intellectual”, Tecnoscienza, Italian Journal of  Science and Technology Studies, 7 (2) pp. 129-150.
(2016) “The amateur roots of gonzo pornography”, Porn Studies, 3(4), 351-361.
(2017) “Il consumo di pornografia tra giovani adulti”, in Rinaldi C. (ed.), Copioni sessuali, Mondadori, Milano.