Research design in Collective Action

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Optional for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students of the PhD Programme in "Political Science and Sociology"

Optional for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students of the PhD Programme in "Transnational Governance"

Optional for the 4th and 5th year students of the MA Programme in "Political and Social Sciences"


The seminar aims at providing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year PhD students, working on collective action, a space to present and discuss their work, receiving feedback from their peers and faculty members.

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In particular, the seminar focuses on research design, aiming at discussing, with reference to each PhD student’s specific thesis project, a series of issues: review of the literature, formulation of the research question, construction of a theoretical framework to answer it, choice of the right methods to approach the topic, case selection, planning of data collection and analysis, discussion of findings.