Donatella della Porta

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Donatella della Porta (Catania, 1956) is a professor of political science and political sociology, known for her research in the areas of social movements, corruption, political violence, police and policies of public order. She is currently professor at the European University Institute and co-editor of the European Political Science Review.[1]

Biography[edit]

Professor of sociology in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute since 2003. She is on leave of absence from the University of Florence, where she was full professor of Political Science, president of the corso di laurea in Administrative Sciences, and Director of the Department of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Florence. She has received a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales of Paris and a Ph.D in political and social sciences at the European University Institute in Florence.

She directs the DEMOS project (Democracy in Europe and the Mobilisation of the Society) founded by the European Commission. She also coordinated the Gruppo di Ricerca sull'azione collettiva in Europa (GRACE). She has conducted research also at Cornell University, Ithaca College, and at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung. In 1990 she received a Career Development Award of the H.F. Guggenheim Foundation; in 1997 a Stipendium of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung. Her main research interests concern social movements, political violence, terrorism, corruption, police and policies of public order. On these issues she has conducted investigations in Italy, France, Germany and Spain.

Publications[edit]

Selected Publications:

  • Della Porta, Donatella, Hanspeter Kriesi and Dieter Rucht (eds.), Social Movements in a Globalizing World, New York, Macmillan, second expanded edition, 2009.
  • Della Porta, Donatella (ed.), Democracy in Social Movements, Houndsmill, Palgrave, 2009.
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Manuela Caiani, Social Movements and Europeanization, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Della Porta, Donatella (ed.) Another Europe. London, Routledge, 2009.
  • Della Porta, Donatella I partiti politici, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2nd updated and expanded edition, 2009.
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Gianni Piazza, Voices of the Valley, Voices of the Straits: How Protest Creates Communities, Berghahn Books, 2008
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Michael Keating, eds.), Approaches and Methodologies in the Social Sciences. A Pluralist Perspective, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Della Porta, Donatella Introduzione alla scienza politica, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2008 (new expanded edition).
  • Della Porta, Donatella, Maurizio Cotta and Leonardo Morlino, Scienza politica, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2008 (new expanded edition).
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Gianni Piazza, Le ragioni del no. Le campagne contro la Tav in Val di Susa e il Ponte sullo Stretto, Milano, Feltrinelli, 2008.
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Alberto Vannucci, Mani Impunite. Vecchia e nuova corruzione in Italia, Roma-bari, Laterza, 2007.
  • Della Porta, Donatella Et al., Global democracy and the World Social Forum, Boulder Co., Paradigm, 2007.
  • Della Porta, Donatella (ed.), The Global Justice Movement. Cross National and Transnational perspectives, Boulder Co. Paradigm, 2007.
  • Della Porta, Donatella, O movimento por unma nova globalizacao, Sam Paulo do Brasil, Edicoes Loyola, 2007.
  • Della Porta, Donatella, Abby Peterson and Herbert Reiter (eds.), The Policing of Transnational Protest, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2006.
  • Della Porta, Donatella La Politica locale, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2006, third revised edition.
  • Della Porta, Donatella, Massimiliano Andretta, Lorenzo Mosca and Herbert Reiter, Globalization from Below, Minneapolis, The University of Minnesota Press, 2006.
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Olivier Fillieule (eds.), Police et manifestants, Paris, Presses de Science Po., 2006.
  • Della Porta, Donatella Manuela Caiani, Quale Europa? Europeizzazione, identità e conflitti, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2006
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Mario Diani, Social Movements: an introduction, 2nd edition, Oxford, Blackwell, 2006
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Sidney Tarrow (eds), Transnational Protest and Global Activism, New York, Rowman and Littlefield, 2005
  • Della Porta, Donatella (ed.), Comitati di cittadini e democrazia urbana, Cosenza, Rubbettino, 2004.
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Herbert Reiter, La protesta e il controllo. Movimenti e forze dell’ordine nell’era della globalizzazione, Milano, Berti/Altreconomia, 2004.
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Maurizio Cotta and Leonardo Morlino, Fondamenti di scienza politica, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2004.
  • Della Porta, Donatella and Mario Diani, Movimenti senza protesta? L’ambientalismo in Italia, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2004.
  • D. della Porta and H. Reiter, Polizia e protesta, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2003.
  • D. della Porta, I new global, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2003
  • M. Andretta, D. della Porta, L. Mosca and H. Reiter, Global, noglobal, new global. Le proteste contro il G8 a Genova, Roma, Laterza, 2002 (also in German by Campus Verlag)
  • D. della Porta and S. Rose-Ackerman (eds.), Corrupt exchanges, Baden-Baden, Nomos Verlag, 2002
  • D. Della Porta, Introduzione alla scienza politica, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2002.
  • D. Della Porta, I partiti politici, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2001.
  • M. Cotta, D. della Porta, L. Morlino, Scienza politica, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2001.
  • D. della Porta, M. Greco, A. Szakolczai (eds.), Identità, riconoscimento, scambio. Saggi in onore di Alessandro Pizzorno, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2000.
  • D. della Porta, A. Vannucci, Un paese anormale, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 1999.
  • D. della Porta, H. Kriesi and D. Rucht (eds.), Social Movement in a Globalizing World, New York, Macmillan, 1999.
  • D. della Porta, M. Diani, Social Movements: An Introduction, Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1999.
  • D. della Porta, A. Vannucci, Corrup Exchanges, Aldine de Gruyter, 1999.
  • D. della Porta, La politica locale, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1999.
  • D. della Porta and H. Reiter (eds.), Policing Protest. The Control of Mass Demonstration in Western Democracies, Minneapolis, The University of Minnesota Press.
  • D. della Porta e M. Diani, I movimenti sociali, Roma, Nuova Italia Scientifica, 1997.
  • D. della Porta, Movimenti collettivi e sistema politico in Italia, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 1996.
  • D. della Porta, Social Movements, Political Violence and the State, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1995 (Honorable Mention for the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section of the American Sociological Association in 1996).
  • D. della Porta, Y. Meny (eds.), Démocratie et corruption en Europe, Paris, La Découverte, 1995 (published also in Italian by Liguori, in Portuguese by Inquerito, and in English by Pinter).
  • D. della Porta, A. Vannucci, Amministrazione pubblica e corruzione. Risorse, meccanismi, attori, Bologna, Il Mulino 1994.
  • D. della Porta, Lo scambio occulto. Casi di corruzione politica in Italia, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1992.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European University Institute. Department of Political and Social Sciences. Professor Donatella Della Porta

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