SOCIOLOGY OF PUBLIC OPINION

SOCIOLOGY OF PUBLIC OPINION

_
iten
Code
61520
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8769 News, Media and Publishing (LM-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/11
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (News, Media and Publishing)
semester
2° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course deals with actors, processes and dynamics of interaction involved in the formation of public opinion (PO) by discussing the main normative models. The goal is to analyze the political function of the PO in the relationship between civil society and political society. Special attention is given to the transformation of this relationship by considering the social change of contemporary societies.

AIMS AND CONTENT

Teaching methods

Combination of traditional lectures (approx. 30 hours) and classroom discussion of the project selected by each student (approx. 6 hours).  Combination of traditional lectures (approx. 30 hours) and classroom discussion of the project selected by each student (approx. 6 hours).  Combination of traditional lectures (approx. 30 hours) and classroom discussion of the project selected by each student (approx. 6 hours).  

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course deals with actors, processes and dynamics of interaction involved in the formation of public opinion (PO) by discussing the main normative models. The goal is to analyze the political function of the PO in the relationship between civil society and political society by a comparative approach. Special attention is given to the transformation of this relationship by considering the social change of contemporary societies.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

McCombs M. (2013), Setting the Agenda: The Mass Media and Public Opinion, Polity Press, Cambridge

 

Crespo, I., V. Martínez, A. Mora, C. Moreno y R. Rabadán (2016). Herramientas para la Investigación de la Opinión Pública, Tirant lo Blanch, Valencia

or

Carabante Muntada J.M. (2013), Entre la esfera pública y la política discursiva, Difusión Juridica y Temas Actualidad S.A., Madrid

Daghmi F., Toumi F. et Amsidder A. (2015), Médias et changements. Formes et modalitès de l’agir citoyen, L’Armattan, Paris

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ANDREA FABRIZIO PIRNI (President)

LUCA RAFFINI

PAOLO PARRA SAIANI

STEFANO MONTI BRAGADIN

ANDREA CATANZARO

AGOSTINO MASSA

STEFANO BONABELLO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Combination of traditional lectures (approx. 30 hours) and classroom discussion of the project selected by each student (approx. 6 hours).  Combination of traditional lectures (approx. 30 hours) and classroom discussion of the project selected by each student (approx. 6 hours).  Combination of traditional lectures (approx. 30 hours) and classroom discussion of the project selected by each student (approx. 6 hours).  

 

LESSONS START

II Semester

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

Vedi anche:

SOCIOLOGY OF PUBLIC OPINION

EXAMS

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.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

https://unige.it/off.f/2015/cds/8769.html