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CODE 57008
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course introduces the basic theorethical and conceptual frameworks of political science. Moreover it analyses the main structural and processual phenomena of politrics: political regimes, institutions, parties etc. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to achieve the following objectives: to convey to students a theoretical and conceptual framework that allows them to understand and decode the main mechanisms that explain, fist of all, the origin and change of political structures and then the main political processes that take place within them.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the conceptual and theoterical tools capable  to make students able to analyse and understand the key aspect of politics. It aims, in particular, to make intellegible the logic of power struggle and its consequences on  public policies. The students, moreover, must able to identify the key players of political systems - political parties, voters, public opninion, lobbies, institutions, social movements etc - , the logic of their behaviour and the consequences of their interactions on decison making process and on the feature of political regimes.

PREREQUISITES

The students must be able to read  a academic article and to better understand the complex plot of political phenomena  (political actors, political structures, decision makin process etc.)

TEACHING METHODS

the course adopts a teaching metodology based on lectures (2 hours per each lesson), integrated with some specific seminars or workshops.

Teams code: g08njiw

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course in divided in two parts.

In the first part wil be analysed the concept of power and its connexion with a general theory of politics. This part include a theoretical definition of power and the identification of different types of powers by means of two classification.  On this basis a general framework for political analysis will be illustrated.

In the second part this general framework will be used to examine the main political phenomena: political players (parties, political movements, lobbies ect.) , political regimes and their changes, political process (elections, public policies etc).

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

M. Stoppino, Potere e teoria politica, Milano, Giuffrè, 2001

G. Cama, A. Ruggeri, Potere, incertezza, identità. Elementi di Scienza Politica, Milano, Mondadori, 2023

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIAMPIERO CAMA (President)

FEDERICO DONELLI

EDOARDO CORRADI (Substitute)

FABRIZIO COTICCHIA (Substitute)

MARCO DI GIULIO (Substitute)

STELLA GIANFREDA (Substitute)

MARA MORINI (Substitute)

MATTIA SGUAZZINI (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

First semester, september 19th

Class schedule

POLITICAL SCIENCE

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Exams will be in oral form

Exam schedule

Data appello Orario Luogo Degree type Note
19/12/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
16/01/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
08/02/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
04/06/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2024 09:30 GENOVA Orale