POLICIES FOR GOVERNMENT AND ELECTRONIC DEMOCRACY

Francesco AMORETTI POLICIES FOR GOVERNMENT AND ELECTRONIC DEMOCRACY

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DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE POLITICHE, SOCIALI E DELLA COMUNICAZIONE
COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC COMMUNICATION
2014/2015



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 2
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2011
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
640LESSONS
Objectives
THE AIM OF THIS COURSE IS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A SET OF THEORIES AND INSTRUMENTS FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF DIGITAL POLICIES.
Prerequisites
A BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND WRITTEN TEXTS.
Contents
THE COURSE IS ARTICULATED IN THREE MODULES, EACH ONE COVERING A POLICY FIELD: E-GOVERNMENT, DIGITAL DEMOCRACY AND INTERNET GOVERNANCE.
IN THE FIRST PART OF THE COURSE THE ISSUE OF THE DIGITALIZATION OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS IS ADDRESSED. THE SECOND MODULE FOCUSES ON DIGITAL REGIMES AND E-DEMOCRACY MODELS. THE THIRD PART OF THE COURSE IS DEDICATED TO THE ANALYSIS OF PROCESSES AND ACTORS REGULATING INTERNET ARCHITECTURES.
Teaching Methods
FOR EACH OF THE THREE SECTIONS OF THE COURSE THERE WILL BE 5 LESSONS ABOUT THEORIES, CATEGORIES AND CONCEPTUAL MODELS, AND FIVE EXERCISES FOR THEIR EMPIRICAL VERIFICATION AND FOR THE ACQUISITION OF ANALITYCAL SKILLS.
Verification of learning
STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THE COURSE SHOULD PRESENT BRIEF REPORTS ABOUT THEIR LABORATORY ACTIVITIES. AN ORAL EXAM IS REQUIRED FOR STUDENTS NOT ATTENDING THE COURSE.
Texts
FOR ATTENDING STUDENTS:

ARMAND MATTELART. STORIA DELLA SOCIETÀ DELL'INFORMAZIONE. 2002. PICCOLA BIBLIOTECA EINAUDI. SCIENZA SOCIALI.

3 ARTICLES IN THE FOLLOWING READING LIST:

1. SANTANIELLO & AMORETTI. ELECTRONIC REGIMES: DEMOCRACY AND GEOPOLITICAL STRATEGIES IN DIGITAL NETWORKS. IN POLICY & INTERNET SPECIAL ISSUE: GOVERNMENT, POLICY-MAKING AND THE INTERNET. VOLUME 5, ISSUE 4. DECEMBER 2013. WILEY-BLACKWELL
2. DENARDIS. THE EMERGING FIELD OF INTERNET GOVERNANCE. IN YALE INFORMATION SOCIETY PROJECT WORKING PAPER SERIES. SEPTEMBER 17, 2010

3. SANTANIELLO. DIRITTI UMANI NEL CIBERSPAZIO. PATRIMONIO, PERSONA E LEX DIGITALIS. IN POLITICA DEL DIRITTO. DIRITTI E SFERA PUBBLICA NELL'ERA DIGITALE. SETTEMBRE 2010. IL MULINO.

4. AMORETTI & GARGIULO. DALL'APPARTENENZA MATERIALE ALL'APPARTENENZA VIRTUALE? LA CITTADINANZA ELETTRONICA FRA PROCESSI DI COSTITUZIONALIZZAZIONE DELLA RETE E DINAMICHE DI ESCLUSIONE. IN POLITICA DEL DIRITTO. DIRITTI E SFERA PUBBLICA NELL'ERA DIGITALE. SETTEMBRE 2010. IL MULINO.

5. MUSELLA. LEGGE, DIRITTI E TECNOLOGIE. APPROCCI A CONFRONTO. IN IN POLITICA DEL DIRITTO. DIRITTI E SFERA PUBBLICA NELL'ERA DIGITALE. SETTEMBRE 2010. IL MULINO.

6. ZIEWITZ & BROWN, A PREHISTORY OF INTERNET GOVERNANCE. IN RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON GOVERNANCE OF THE INTERNET. 2013. EDWARD ELGAR PUBLISHING.

7. SANTANIELLO. WHO GOVERNS CYBERSPACE? INTERNET GOVERNANCE AND POWER STRUCTURES IN DIGITAL NETWORKS. IN AMORETTI (ED) THE ELECTRONIC CONSTITUTION: SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS. 2009. IDEA GROUP REFERENCE - INFORMATION SCIENCE PUBLISHING (USA)

FOR NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS:

NORBERT WIENER. INTRODUZIONE ALLA CIBERNETICA. L'USO UMANO DEGLI ESSERI UMANI. 2001. UNIVERSALE BOLLATI BORINGHIERI.

CARLO FORMENTI. CYBERSOVIET. UTOPIE POSTDEMOCRATICHE E NUOVI MEDIA. 2008. RAFFAELE CORTINA EDITORE.

1 ARTICLE IN THE READING LIST
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