Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Sem. IIA dal Feb 22, 2016 al Apr 24, 2016.
• Giving basic conceptual tools in order to frame individual behaviour within cultural dynamics.
• To go in depth with psychological theories dealing with the relationship between culture, self and social processes, from a non-reductionist point of view.
• Analysing culture, psychological processes and social dynamic in the context of educational professional environment.
The main theoretical perspectives in the field of culture and psychology will be presented: cross-cultural, cultural psychology, ethnopsychiatry. Specific contents will be self/other definition, affiliation needs and self-determination, communication processes in multicultural contexts.
Special attention will be given to concepts such as health, illness, well-being, care, from a cultural perspective.
Finally, some concepts will be applied to specific themes carachterising contemporary society including migration, globalization, multiculturalism.
Inghilleri P. (a cura di)(2009) "Psicologia culturale", Raffaello Cortina, Milano.
A further text among the following:
Ranchetti G. (2015) "Il percorso identitario degli adolescenti di origine straniera. Tra culture affettive e diversità culturali". Franco Angeli, Milano.
Ferrari F. (2015) "La famiglia inattesa. I genitori omosessuali e i loro figli". Mimesis, Milano.
Bert ell L. (2016) "Lavoro ecoautonomo. Dalla sostenibilità del lavoro alla praticabilità della vita". Elèuthera, Milano.
Specific texts can be suggested to erasmus students.