Teaching will focus on lectures, seminars on some specific topics, research case studies and possibly the development of individual and / or group projects. Over at the oral exposition of the topics dealt with, during the course the teacher will make use of it and audiovisual supports.
The course aims to provide the students with the theoretical and methodological skills necessary to analyze and interpret the several ways contemporary societies work and their changing dynamics.
URBAN LANDSCAPES AND SOCIAL-TERRITORIAL MUTATION
The module explores the following themes: a) urban regeneration models: social innovation practices and integrated development of the territory in European cities; b) Strategic planning: towards a procedural and communicative rationality, towards a return to the rules, towards greater social inclusion;
SOCIOLOGY AND POLICIES FOR TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT
The module explores the following themes: a) governance processes and policies for cities; b) participation: the social and spatial dimensions, the tools, the design of participatory practices.
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E. FINOCCHIARO, Visioni della città fra radicamento territoriale e globalizzazione, Bonanno Editore, Acireale-Roma 2014, capp. I; II; V.
D. CIAFFI, A. MELA, La partecipazione. Dimensioni, spazi, strumenti, Carocci editore, Roma, 2006, pp. 81-124.