Youth Political Action and School

Course Information
TitleΝεανική Πολιτική Δράση και Σχολείο / Youth Political Action and School
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolPolitical Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAntonios Papaoikonomou
Course ID600014976

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Politikṓn Epistīmṓn 2023-sīmera

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to understand the relationship between political action and public schools. Also they are expected to connect theory and action with the analysis of political behavior in schools and the relation of these behaviors with contemporary reality (e.g. school sit-ins). They will acknowledge student political action and signs of political disobedience.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
The material of the subject is structured into 3 different sections: 1. The first section will refer to basic sociological notions such as the socialization and politicization of young peple and the relationship of secondary socializing carrier in the above processes. 2. The second section will refer to ways of student political action in public schools. Student councils will be discussed. Also civic education and the way it is taught in all levels of the educational system will be discussed. 3. Finally, students unconventional political demonstration will be a central issue of this subject. The social phenomenon of school sit-ins will be presented and it will be connected with civil disobedience as it was expressed in every phase of human history.
politicization, civil disobedience, students, schools
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παπαοικονόμου Αντώνιος (2018) Πολιτική Ανυπακοή και Εκπαίδεση, Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδόσεις Ζυγός
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