POLITICA COMPARATA E INTERNAZIONALE

Academic Year 2017/2018 - 2° Year

Detailed Course Content

  • Comparative politics

    The module will deepen the following topics:

    • Politics, domestic and international dimensions
    • Comparative research method
    • Democratic and non-democratic regimes
    • Conceptualization and measurement of democracy
    • Democratisation processes and democratic transitions
    • Interest groups as actors of political change
  • International political institutions

    The module analyses the following issues and concepts:

    • The main theoretical paradigms and approaches;
    • Peace and war;
    • International cooperation;
    • International and regional organisations;
    • Regionalism and multilateralism;
    • the globalization process;
    • the global political agenda.
  • Transnational actors

    The module analyses the following issues and concepts:

    • the global civil society; the Non-Governmenetal-Organisations (NGOs);
    • global terrorism; rogue/failed States; ISIS
    • the European security system;
    • the United Nations system; peacekeeping/peacebuilding/peace-enforcement
    • the management of global security.

Textbook Information

  • Comparative politics

    B. Pisciotta, P. Grilli di Cortona, O. Lanza, L. Germano, Capire la politica, Utet Università 2016

    Capitoli: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8

  • International political institutions

    F. Attinà, Il sistema politico globale, 2011 (testo disponibile su Studium)

    Capp. 1-5

  • Transnational actors

    F. Attinà, Il sistema politico globale, 2011 (testo disponibile su Studium)

    Capp. 6-9