Third Sector Sociology (2012/2013)

Course code
4S00763
Name of lecturer
Claudia Pedercini
Coordinator
Claudia Pedercini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SPS/09 - ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 1A, Sem. 1B

Lesson timetable

Sem. 1A
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi A from Oct 29, 2012  to Nov 18, 2012
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:40 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.6 from Oct 22, 2012  to Nov 18, 2012
Sem. 1B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.4 from Nov 26, 2012  to Jan 20, 2013
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:40 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.6  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide students with the conceptual elements necessary to develop an interpretation to the sociological phenomenon of the third sector.
Moreover, the course aims to present the cultural dynamics, organizational and operational organizations of the third sector in our country.

Syllabus

The course covers the following topics:
• Overview of the main theories of the third sector
• Identification of the specific relationship of the third sector
• The third sector in Italy: Legislation, size, culture and practices
• The third sector and welfare cultures
• Third sector and social policies

Books:
Stanzani S., 1998, La specificità relazionale del terzo settore, Milano, Angeli.

M. Anspach, (2007), A buon rendere. La reciprocità nella vendetta, nel dono e nel mercato, Torino, Bollati Boringhieri.

Stanzani S., Pedercini C., 2012, Progetti sociali riflessivi nel nuovo welfare. Il ruolo del terzo settore, Verona, QuiEdit. (testo in corso di stampa)

Slides

Assessment methods and criteria

In order to facilitate the students there will be a test at the end of the course content present in teachers' lecture and in the text "La specificità relazionale del terzo settore".
The date for the test is December 17.
Can participate in the test also all the students.
Exceeds the test who reports a minimum score of 18/30.
Those who pass the test must support, in the ordinary appeals, an interview on the remaining part of the program.
The evaluation reported in the test is valid for one academic year (up to February 2014).
Who does not support the test, the program must support all oral.

Teaching aids

Documents