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CODE 61520
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/11
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The teaching belongs to the characterising formative activities of the course of study ("Historical-social, juridical-economic, political and international relations disciplines") and is held by a university lecturer belonging to the Department of Political and International Sciences. The teaching is based on the scientific-disciplinary sector SPS/11 (Sociology of Political Phenomena).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed at providing students with: the specific knowledge through which the sociological approach analyses the public opinion as a process of interaction between the civil society and the sphere of strategic decisions as well as the basic knowledge for institutional communication’s analysis; the ability to understand the most relevant contemporary transformations in the reference fields in relation to the ongoing social change; the ability to apply knowledge and understanding skills to other specific contexts or case-studies aimed at critical and autonomous analysis.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the Student, who has actively attended and participated in the planned exercises, will have acquired:

1) The specific knowledge with which the sociological perspective analyzes public opinion as a process of interaction between civil society and the sphere of binding strategic decisions;

2) The basic knowledge for the analysis of institutional communication;

3) The ability to understand the most relevant contemporary transformations in the areas of reference in relation to ongoing social change;

4) The ability to apply knowledge and understanding to specific contexts or case studies aimed at critical and autonomous analysis.

PREREQUISITES

The basic knowledge of political sociology is suggested.

For this purpose any edition of a Handbook of Political Sociology may be used. Suggested: M. Rush, Politics and Society. An Introduction to Political Sociology, Routledge.

 

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons will be held in presence.

Frontal lectures, group discussions and individual exercises are planned.

Students are asked to register for the course on Aulaweb, where they will find teaching materials (texts, video lectures and any other materials), reference texts and up-to-date information on the course layout.

The Teams code is 1yev0a6

 

Futher detail are available on Aulaweb: students are asked to register to Aulaweb prior to the begining of the lessons. 

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The Course is organized into five Didactic Units (UD):

UD1 – The object of study

UD2 – Patterns of public sphere

UD3 – Political-electoral communication

UD4 – The digitalization of public sphere

UD5 – Institutional communication

UD6 - Communication and conflict on science

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

To take the exam, foreign students (Erasmus+ program or other international programs of mobility) are invited to contact the Professorand to register on Aulaweb.

 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LUCA RAFFINI (President)

ANDREA FABRIZIO PIRNI

STEFANO BONABELLO (Substitute)

ANDREA CATANZARO (Substitute)

MARCO LIBBI (Substitute)

AGOSTINO MASSA (Substitute)

PAOLO PARRA SAIANI (Substitute)

ANNA REGGIARDO (Substitute)

DOMENICO ANDREA SCHIUMA (Substitute)

ANDREA SCOLARI (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The coursel begin Tusday 18 October 2022. 

 

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will be held orally. The exam must be taken in Italian. The Commission is designated by the Department Council and chaired by the course professor.

ERASMUS students can take the exam in English, Spanish or French. The Commission is designated by the Department Council and chaired by the course professor.    

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral examination. The evaluation criteria are:  competence and fluency of argumentations, precision of scientific language, link capability between related subject, arguments in support of autonomous reasoning, synthesis capabilities.

To take the exam, foreign students (Erasmus+ program or other international programs of mobility) must contact the Professor at least two months before the exam.

Para tomar el examen, los estudiantes extranjeros (Programa Erasmus+ u otros programas internacionales de movilidad) deben contactar al Profesor como mínimo dos meses antes del examen.

 

Pour passer l'examen, les étudiants étrangers (Programme Erasmus+ ou autres programmes internationaux de mobilité) doivent contacter le professeur au moins deux mois avant l'examen.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
12/01/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
26/01/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
24/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Non-attending students are asked to contact the teacher at least three months before the exam session they decide to take the exam.

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