Academic Year 2021/2022 - 3° Year
Teaching Staff: Zira HICHY
Credit Value: 7
Scientific field: M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Taught classes: 42 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide the main knowledge regarding intragroup and intergroup dynamics, such as group membership, conflict and cooperation.

Course Structure

Lectures, laboratory.

Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.

Detailed Course Content

The program includes an in-depth study of the most important theories concerning intragroup and intergroup relations. In particular, social identity theory, realistic conflict theory, self-categorization theory, and contact hypothesis will be studied. Laboratory will consist of practical activities related to the issues addressed in the course.

Textbook Information

Taylor D. M., & Moghaddam F. M. (2001). Teorie dei rapporti intergruppi. Padova: Imprimitur (Capitoli 3 e 4, 78 pagine).

Turner, J. C., Hogg, M. A., Oakes, P. J., Reicher, S. D., & Wheterell, M. S. (1999). Riscoprire il gruppo sociale. Bologna: Patron (Capitoli 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 144 pagine).

Voci, A., & Pagotto, L. (2018). Il pregiudizio - Che cosa è, come si riduce. Bari: Laterza (Capitoli 1, 3 e 4, 115 pagine).

Carnaghi, A., & Arcuri, L. (2007). Parole e categorie. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore (Capitoli 1, 2, 3 e 5, 125 pagine).