- The Valley of the Clueless. The German public sphere and the Euro crisis.
- Models of Subjectivity for Interpreting the Crisis. A Contribution to William James’ Analysis of Emotions and Consciousness.
- Precarious lives: the production of subjectivity in the contemporary society
- Austerity in Discourse: An EU/US Comparison
- Capitalism and Social Cohesion
- Democracy Disfigured
- Media, Cultural Industry & the Crisis
- Political or Economic Crisis: Quid Prius?
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- Social Theories Interpreting the Crisis
- Social Transformation, Economic Crisis and the New Dynamics of International Migration
- Subjectivity and the Crisis
- The Current Crisis from the Perspective of Gender
Archivi categoria: Democracy Disfigured
Since the financial and economical crisis in the EU has led to strong conflicts between the states of the Euro zone, the political communication in the EU has left the form of a transnational, growing shared public sphere and assumes … Continua a leggere
My speech has been inspired by reading Is Europe lost? (Europa perduta?, Il Mulino, Bologna 2014). It’s a book composed by two short essays, written by Giuliano Amato and Ernesto Galli Della Loggia. This book is an interesting starting point … Continua a leggere
Giovanni Sartori, the well known Italian political scientist, has written that public opinion is “the content that gives substance and efficacy to popular sovereignty” so much so that democracy can be defined as government based on opinion “founded on the … Continua a leggere
Contemporary democracy is experimenting a new way of its history, which will presumably reshape some basic assumptions of political modernity as the ones which refer to the grounds of legality, legitimacy and participation. Indeed, as political spectators we are relatively unable to … Continua a leggere