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Faculty of Political Science
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
Course unit
RELIGIONS AND SOCIETY
SPM0013273, A.A. 2012/13

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
SP1426, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2012/13
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination RELIGIONS AND SOCIETY
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

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Teacher in charge VINCENZO PACE 000000000000

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SPO2042478 RELIGIONS AND SOCIETY VINCENZO PACE SP1423

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Optional SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year Student choice
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 45 105.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 04/03/2013
End of activities 15/06/2013
Show course schedule 2018/19 Reg.2008 course timetable

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Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites:
Target skills and knowledge:: Religion and Society: Learning tools for analysis of international relations, conflict and ethno-social dynamics of change in complex social systems.

Sociology of Religion: Learning the basic language in the sociological study of religion.
Course unit contents: Religion and Society: System theory and religion. The movement from the charisma to the system-building process. Religion as communication. Religion in the cyberspace.



Sociology of Religion: Classical and contemporary theories. Quantitative and qualitative methods. Religious organizations and leadership. The dimensions of religiosity.
Planned learning activities:
Textbooks: Religioni e Società: Enzo Pace, Raccontare Dio. Bologna: Il Mulino,, 2008.
Religioni e Società: Enzo Pace, Il carisma, la fede e la chiesa. Roma: Carocci, 2012.
Sociologia delle religioni: Enzo Pace, Introduzione alla sociologia delle religioni. Roma: Carocci, 2007. primi quattro capitoli
Sociologia delle religioni (programma Islam): Enzo Pace, Sociologia dell'islam. Roma: Carocci, 2008. primi quattro capitoli
Sociologia delle religioni (programma religioni pentecostali), Le religioni pentecostali. Roma: Carocci, 2010.
Teaching methods: Lectures and workshops
Assessment criteria: Written test with three open-ended questions and one closed, possibility of oral supplementation.
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