The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Beyond the study of structures and institutions, the seminar aims to understand whether and the ways in which European integration has affected European citizens, their identities, their resistance
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
By questioning the capacity of political sociology - and in particular the study of citizens' attitudes ' to study in a rigorous way the reactions of ordinary citizens, this course aims to familiarize students with empirical analysis. A series of themes and journal articles that address, in a diversified manner, classical objects of political sociology at the European level will be studied. At stake is for students to identify and discuss the approach taken by the authors and thereby for students to use the theoretical and empirical tools to replicate these analyses on other objects and in other contexts.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- Reading and participation. Each session will be introduced by the discussion of a topic (among those covered in the course) that will be presented by several student(s). This presentation take the form of a collective brief written note. A text on the topic of the session will be made available and will be compulsory reading for all students.
- A written essay. The paper is typically related to issues of the course sessions and will be encouraged to use empirical data.