Scheda programma d'esame
PARTECIPAZIONE POLITICA E MOVIMENTI SOCIALI
(POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS)
MASSIMILIANO ANDRETTA
Anno accademico2020/21
CdSCOMUNICAZIONE D'IMPRESA E POLITICA DELLE RISORSE UMANE
Codice166QQ
CFU6
PeriodoSecondo semestre
LinguaInglese

ModuliSettoreTipoOreDocente/i
PARTECIPAZIONE POLITICA E MOVIMENTI SOCIALISPS/04LEZIONI42
MASSIMILIANO ANDRETTA unimap
Obiettivi di apprendimento
Learning outcomes
Conoscenze

Gli studenti acquisiranno la conoscenza di base dei concetti, delle teorie e dei metodi di ricerca usati negli studi sui movimenti sociali e la partecipazione politica. Il corso darà allo studente esempi dettagliati di ricerca empirica.

 

Knowledge

Students will acquire the basic knowledge on the concepts, theories and research methods used in social movements and political participation literature. The class will give to the students detailed examples of empirical research on protest and non-conventional participation.

Modalità di verifica delle conoscenze

La verifica delle conoscenze acquisite dagli studenti avverrà attraverso una approfondito esame orale sui testi in programma. Soltanto per i frequentanti è prevista una modalità di verifica delle conoscenze acquisite attraverso l'elaborazione di una tesina di ricerca su uno dei temi del corso. 

 

Assessment criteria of knowledge

the assessment of the knowledge acquired by students will be done through an in-depth oral exam. For attending students only, the assessment will be done through an elaboration of a research paper on one of the issues of the class and a midterm oral or written examination 

Capacità

Alla fine del corso gli studenti avranno imparato a elaborare un progetto di ricerca sui temi della partecipazione politica, indicando gli strumenti concettuali, teorici e metodologici necessari per la sua realizzazione. 

Skills

At the end of the class, students will be able to elaborate a research project on political participation, by reconstructing the conceptual, theoretical and methodological tools necessary for its implemantation.

Modalità di verifica delle capacità

La verifica delle capacità acquisite dagli studenti  avverrà attraverso una approfondito esame orale sui testi in programma. Soltanto per i frequentanti è prevista una modalità di verifica delle capacità acquisite attraverso l'elaborazione di una tesina di ricerca su uno dei temi del corso. In quest'ultimo caso lo studente sarà invitato a presentare il progetto di tesina nelle lezioni conclusive del corso e dovrà presentare l'elaborato scritto e finale entro un anno dalla fine del corso.

Assessment criteria of skills

The assessment of the skills acquired by students will be done through an in-depth oral exam in each of the review sessions. For attending students only, the assessment will be done through an elaboration of a research paper on one of the issues of the class and a midterm oral or written examination . In the latter case, students will present their paper project during the class and will have a maximum of one year period to elaborate and implement the project.

Comportamenti

Lo studente acquisirà gli strumenti necessari per svolgere attività di raccolta e analisi di dati nell'ambito degli studi sulla protesta. i movimenti sociali e la partecipazione politica

 

 

Behaviors

students will acquire the neccessary tools to develop and implement activities of data gathering and analysis in political participation, protest and social movements studies.

 

Modalità di verifica dei comportamenti

La verifica di tali comportamenti sarà oggetto delle prova orale di ogni sessione di esame. Soltanto per i frequentanti è prevista una modalità di verifica delle capacità acquisite attraverso l'elaborazione di una tesina di ricerca su uno dei temi del corso. In quest'ultimo caso lo studente sarà invitato a presentare il progetto di tesina nelle lezioni conclusive del corso e dovrà presentare l'elaborato scritto e finale entro un anno dalla fine del corso

Assessment criteria of behaviors

the assessment of such behaviours will be done through the oral examination taking place in each review session. For attending students only, the assessment will be done through an elaboration of a research paper on one of the issues of the class. In this case, students will be invited to present their research projects at the end of the class and will have to produce the final draft of the thesis by one year since the end of the class

Indicazioni metodologiche

Il corso sarà organizzato attraverso lezioni in streaming (alcune delle quali registrate), con l'aiuto di slide concettuali, foto e video.

 

Teaching methods

The course will be organized through online classes with the help of conceptual slides, photos and videos.

Programma (contenuti dell'insegnamento)

IL corso sarà dedicato allo studio dei movimenti sociali e agli approcci usati nella letteratura : Structural approaches, Historical Sociology, Sociological Intervention, Cultural approach, Historical and Contemporary Social Movements; Action Research, : Marxist theory;  Collective behaviour e collective action theory; Relative deprivation theory; Value added theory; Resource Mobilization; Frame Analysis, Theory; New Social Movements; e Virtual movements, clicktivism and hacktivism. Insieme a questo sarà molto approfondito l'aspetto metodologico e numerosi esempi di ricerca empirica sui temi del corso saranno forniti agli studenti.

 

Syllabus

The course is dedicated to social movements studies and to their several theoretical approach: Structural approaches, Historical Sociology, Sociological Intervention, Cultural approach, Historical and Contemporary Social Movements; Action Research, : Marxist theory;  Collective behaviour and collective action theory; Relative deprivation theory; Value added theory; Resource Mobilization; Frame Analysis, Theory; New Social Movements; and Virtual movements, clicktivism and hacktivism.

Particularly, attention will be paid to the relations between those actors in the context of contemporary democracies. Moreover, we will analyse in details pieces of empirical research on social movements and protest, by emphasising the methods used in this research. 

Bibliografia e materiale didattico

 Testi per l'esame orale e letture per la stesura della tesi:

Donatella della e Mario Diani, Social Movements: An Introduction, Blackwell, 2020 

Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta et al., Late Neoliberalism and its Discontents in the Economic Crisis, London, Palgrave-McMillan, 2017.

Massimiliano Andretta, Protest in Italy in times of crisis: a cross-government comparison, in “South European Society and Politics”, 23/1, 2018: pp. 97-114

 

 

Altre letture

 McAdam, D. (1986). Recruitment to high-risk activism: The case of freedom summer. American journal of sociology92(1), 64-90.

  Douglas McAdam, Conceptal origins, current problems, future directions, in: Douglas McAdam, John D. McCarthy, Mayer Y. Zald (ed.), Comparative perspectives on social movements. Political opportunities, mobilizing structures, and cultural framings (Cambridge studies in comparative politics), Cambridge 1999, pp. 23–40)

Tilly, C. (2007). Democracy. Cambridge University Press., Introduction pp. 1-24

Touraine, A. (1983). Solidarity: The analysis of a social movement: Poland, 1980-1981. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]; New York: Cambridge University Press; introduction

 Della Porta D. and Diani M. (2006), Social Movements: An Introduction. Palgrave: chapter 3, pp. 58-82

Williams, R. H. (2004). The cultural contexts of collective action: Constraints, opportunities, and the symbolic life of social movements. The Blackwell companion to social movements, 91-115.

  1. Schaefer Caniglia, J. Carmin, Caniglia, B., & Carmin, J. (2005). Scholarship on social movement organziations: Classic views and emerging trends. Mobilization: An International Quarterly10(2), 201-212.

Chase S. E., Chase, S. E. (2007). Multiple lenses, approaches, voices. Collecting and interpreting qualitative materials57(3), 651-679.

Della Porta D. and Diani M. (2006), Social Movements: An Introduction. Palgrave: chapter 1, pp. 1-23

Buechler S.M. (2008) The Strange Career of Strain and Breakdown Theories of Collective Action in: Snow, D. A., Soule, S. A., & Kriesi, H. (Eds.). The Blackwell companion to social movements. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 47-66

 McCarthy, J. D., & Zald, M. N. (1977). Resource mobilization and social movements: A partial theory. American journal of sociology82(6), 1212-1241.

Snow, D. A., & Benford, R. D. (1988). Ideology, frame resonance, and participant mobilization. International social movement research1(1), 197-217.

Snow, D., Soule, S., and Kriesi, H., Mapping the Terrain in: Snow, D. A., Soule, S. A., & Kriesi, H. (Eds.). (2008). The Blackwell companion to social movements. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 3-16

Rucht, D. (2008), Movement Allies, Adversaries and Third Parties in: Snow, D. A., Soule, S. A., & Kriesi, H. (Eds.). The Blackwell companion to social movements. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 197-216

 Massimiliano Andretta e  Riccardo Guidi, Political consumerism and producerism in times of crisis. A social movement perspective? In “Partecipazione & Conflitto”, 10/1, 2017 246-274

Massimiliano Andretta, Transition Times in Memory, in Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta et al., Legacy and Memory in Movements: Justice and Democracy in Southern Europe, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2018,  pp. 24-53.

Massimiliano Andretta and Elena Pavan, Mapping Protest on the Refugee Crisis: Insights from Online Protest Event Analysis, in Donatella della Porta (Ed.), Solidarity Mobilizations in the ‘Refugee Crisis’: Contentious Moves, London, Palgrave-McMillan, 2018.

Massimiliano Andretta e Donatella della Porta, Contentious precarious generation in anti-austerity movements in Spain and Italy, in “Revista OBETS”, 10/1, pp. 37-66.

Massimiliano Andretta e  Donatella della Porta, Dynamics of individual participation: surveying Italian protestors, in “Journal of Civil Society”, 10/4, pp. 373-392.

Gianni Piazza, Locally unwanted land use’ movements: the role of left-wing parties and groups in trans-territorial conflicts in Italy, in Modern Italy, 16:3, 2011, pp. 329-344.

Bibliography

Compulsory Readings:

Donatella della and Mario Diani, Social Movements: An Introduction, Blackwell, 2020 

Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta et al., Late Neoliberalism and its Discontents in the Economic Crisis, London, Palgrave-McMillan, 2017.

Massimiliano Andretta, Protest in Italy in times of crisis: a cross-government comparison, in “South European Society and Politics”, 23/1, 2018: pp. 97-114

 

Other Readings

 McAdam, D. (1986). Recruitment to high-risk activism: The case of freedom summer. American journal of sociology92(1), 64-90.

  Douglas McAdam, Conceptal origins, current problems, future directions, in: Douglas McAdam, John D. McCarthy, Mayer Y. Zald (ed.), Comparative perspectives on social movements. Political opportunities, mobilizing structures, and cultural framings (Cambridge studies in comparative politics), Cambridge 1999, pp. 23–40)

Tilly, C. (2007). Democracy. Cambridge University Press., Introduction pp. 1-24

Touraine, A. (1983). Solidarity: The analysis of a social movement: Poland, 1980-1981. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]; New York: Cambridge University Press; introduction

 Della Porta D. and Diani M. (2006), Social Movements: An Introduction. Palgrave: chapter 3, pp. 58-82

Williams, R. H. (2004). The cultural contexts of collective action: Constraints, opportunities, and the symbolic life of social movements. The Blackwell companion to social movements, 91-115.

  1. Schaefer Caniglia, J. Carmin, Caniglia, B., & Carmin, J. (2005). Scholarship on social movement organziations: Classic views and emerging trends. Mobilization: An International Quarterly10(2), 201-212.

Chase S. E., Chase, S. E. (2007). Multiple lenses, approaches, voices. Collecting and interpreting qualitative materials57(3), 651-679.

Della Porta D. and Diani M. (2006), Social Movements: An Introduction. Palgrave: chapter 1, pp. 1-23

Buechler S.M. (2008) The Strange Career of Strain and Breakdown Theories of Collective Action in: Snow, D. A., Soule, S. A., & Kriesi, H. (Eds.). The Blackwell companion to social movements. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 47-66

 McCarthy, J. D., & Zald, M. N. (1977). Resource mobilization and social movements: A partial theory. American journal of sociology82(6), 1212-1241.

Snow, D. A., & Benford, R. D. (1988). Ideology, frame resonance, and participant mobilization. International social movement research1(1), 197-217.

Snow, D., Soule, S., and Kriesi, H., Mapping the Terrain in: Snow, D. A., Soule, S. A., & Kriesi, H. (Eds.). (2008). The Blackwell companion to social movements. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 3-16

Rucht, D. (2008), Movement Allies, Adversaries and Third Parties in: Snow, D. A., Soule, S. A., & Kriesi, H. (Eds.). The Blackwell companion to social movements. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 197-216

 

Readings of the course  and topics covered by Prof. Massimiliano Andretta 

Massimiliano Andretta e  Riccardo Guidi, Political consumerism and producerism in times of crisis. A social movement perspective? In “Partecipazione & Conflitto”, 10/1, 2017 246-274

Massimiliano Andretta, Transition Times in Memory, in Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta et al., Legacy and Memory in Movements: Justice and Democracy in Southern Europe, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2018,  pp. 24-53.

Massimiliano Andretta and Elena Pavan, Mapping Protest on the Refugee Crisis: Insights from Online Protest Event Analysis, in Donatella della Porta (Ed.), Solidarity Mobilizations in the ‘Refugee Crisis’: Contentious Moves, London, Palgrave-McMillan, 2018.

Massimiliano Andretta e Donatella della Porta, Contentious precarious generation in anti-austerity movements in Spain and Italy, in “Revista OBETS”, 10/1, pp. 37-66.

Massimiliano Andretta e  Donatella della Porta, Dynamics of individual participation: surveying Italian protestors, in “Journal of Civil Society”, 10/4, pp. 373-392.

Gianni Piazza, Locally unwanted land use’ movements: the role of left-wing parties and groups in trans-territorial conflicts in Italy, in Modern Italy, 16:3, 2011, pp. 329-344.

Modalità d'esame

Esame orale approfondito sui testi in programma. Soltanto per i frequentanti è prevista una modalità di verifica attraverso l'elaborazione di una tesina di ricerca su uno dei temi del corso. In quest'ultimo caso lo studente sarà invitato a presentare il progetto di tesina nelle lezioni conclusive del corso e dovrà presentare l'elaborato scritto e finale entro un anno dalla fine del corso.

Gli esami online si svolgeranno presso l'aula virtuale di teams con il seguente link:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3a3082ac4b282a4de6a08ba45f71e63b6c%40thread.tacv2/Generale?groupId=91d34f4a-cf40-4d3d-a94c-dda4c2cd7436&tenantId=c7456b31-a220-47f5-be52-473828670aa1

 

Assessment methods

In-depth oral exam in each of the review sessions. For attending students only, the assement will be done through an elaboration of a research paper on one of the issues of the class and a midterm oral or written examination. In the latter case, students will present their paper project during the class and will have a maximun of one year period to elaborate and implement the project.

Online examinations will be done here: 

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3a3082ac4b282a4de6a08ba45f71e63b6c%40thread.tacv2/Generale?groupId=91d34f4a-cf40-4d3d-a94c-dda4c2cd7436&tenantId=c7456b31-a220-47f5-be52-473828670aa1

Stage e tirocini

Per gli studenti che superano l'esame con un voto superiore al 24 sarà possibile qualora lo volesso svolgere un attività di ricerca alternativa al tiricinio presso i nostri centri di ricerca di dipartimento: l'Osservatorio su Politica e  Istituzioni (OPI; http://opi.sp.unipi.it/) e il centro studio MediaLab (http://medialab.sp.unipi.it/)

 

Work placement

Students passing the examination with a score above 24 may if she wishes access research activities alternative to the work placement program in our department reseach centres: the Observatory on Politics (OPI; http://opi.sp.unipi.it/)  and Institutions and the Medialab (http://medialab.sp.unipi.it/)

Note

Il link per segure le lezioni online è il seguente: 

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3a9ca205e347d6481492d0bba40c2e4fce%40thread.tacv2/Generale?groupId=878c58fc-6f0c-45db-9d44-7cf4860d6f34&tenantId=c7456b31-a220-47f5-be52-473828670aa1 

Notes

Here the link to the virtual room of the class:

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3a9ca205e347d6481492d0bba40c2e4fce%40thread.tacv2/Generale?groupId=878c58fc-6f0c-45db-9d44-7cf4860d6f34&tenantId=c7456b31-a220-47f5-be52-473828670aa1

Ultimo aggiornamento 09/02/2021 14:09