Historical and political analyses of democratization processes from the end of WWI until today in Italy, European and extra-European countries. Cultural aspects of democratizations processes. Soft power and democratization. Democratization of public decision-making processes, with special reference to participatory institutions, tools and methods. Analysis of the concepts of participatory, representative and direct democracy. Governance models and hybrid forms of democracy.

Scientific domains (SSD)
IUS/09; M-STO/04; SPS/02; SPS/04; SPS/06; SPS/07; SPS/10; SPS/11; SPS/12
ERC Sectors
SH2_2; SH3_9; SH6_6; SH6_10