Digital Society

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/07
Language
English
Learning objectives
The course aims at enabling students to analyse in a critical way and explain the main changes that, in the latest decades, have affected Western advanced societies and other areas of the world. As a result of the course, the students will be equipped with the conceptual and empirical tools to understand the most salient features of today's processes of "disintermediation" in a number of significant social domains.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY - University credits: 9
Lessons: 60 hours
Professor: Maraffi Marco
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
*** WORK IN PROGRESS -- PRELIMINARY VERSION ***
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
*** WORK IN PROGRESS -- PRELIMINARY VERSION ***

Non-attending students will prepare the exam on the following texts:


Manuel Castells, The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture, Volume II, 2nd Edition, 2009, Wiley-Blackwell (SAVE Chapter 4, The End of Patriarchalism)

Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work
Autore: Alex Rosenblat
Editore: Univ of California Press Anno: 2018

Digital Sociology
Autore Deborah Lupton
Editore Routledge, 2014

The exam takes place in written form and consists of open-ended questions about the above texts.
Lesson period
Second trimester
Lesson period
Second trimester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Professor(s)