GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY

SPS/04 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

DANIELA IRRERA
Email: dirrera@unict.it
Office: Via Vittorio Emanuele 49
Phone: 096 7347256
Office Hours: Martedì - Mercoledì 10-12


Learning Objectives

Civil society and global politics. NGOs and global politics


Course Structure

Frontal lectures, students' presentations, simulations, seminars given by external lecturers.



Detailed Course Content

The module provides to postgraduate students a set of highly professional and advanced abilities to analyze the different typologies of civil society organizations, their identities and tools, the participation procedures used to access international and regional organizations.



Textbook Information

Sample reading list:

Cakmat C. (2008), Civil society actors in International law and world politics: definition, conceptual framework, problems, http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/intro/growing/2008/01civilintlaw.pdf

Carothers T. (2000), ‘Civil society’, Foreign policy, vol. 117, pp. 18-29.

Clark A. (1995), ‘Non-governmental organizations and their influence on international society’, Journal of international affairs, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 507-525.

Galtung J. (1987), ‘A New Era for Nongovernmental Organizations in the UN?’, Transnational Associations, no. 3, pp. 183-186.

Irrera D. (2010), NGO's roles in the Humanitarian Interventions and Pace Support Operations in Multilateral security and ESDP operations, Fulvio Attinà and Daniela Irrera (eds.), Ashgate, London, 2010.




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