POLITICAL SCIENCE

POLITICAL SCIENCE

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Code
57035
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
10 credits during the 2nd year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-36) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide conceptual and methodological tools to better understand and explain political and social events in comtemporary regimes (institutions and political regimes) in order to apply scientifc theories to the empirical world.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To analyze political regimes using conceptual and methodological tools.

Teaching methods

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The first part of the course explains: 1) origin and development of political science; 2) analytical tools; 3) political participation; 4) groups and movements; 5) electoral systems; 6) party and party systems; 7) parlaments and political representation; 8) governments; 9) public policies; 10) democratic and non democratic regimes; 11) bureaucracy; 12) public opinion; 13) multilevel governance; 14) quality of democracy.

In the second one some characteristics of contemporary democracies, the Italian political system (1991-2017), processes of democratization, party politics and primaries in comparative perspective will be provided.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Capano G., Piattoni S., Raniolo F., Verzichelli, (2014), Manuale di Scienza politica, Bologna, il Mulino.

Sartori G., (2013), Ingegneria costituzionale comparata, Bologna, il Mulino.

Un libro a scelta dello studente nella lista fornita dal docente in Aulaweb.

 

Per gli studenti, che non partecipano ad almeno il 75% delle lezioni, è obbligatorio anche il seguente testo:

Sola G., (2006), Incontro con la Scienza politica, Bologna, il Mulino.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: E-mail to: mara.morini@unige.it

Exam Board

MARA MORINI (President)

ELISA CASSINELLI

GIAMPIERO CAMA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

LESSONS START

18th September 2017

ORARI

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

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POLITICAL SCIENCE

EXAMS

Exam description

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