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Wir und die "Anderen" : Einstellungen zu den "Fremden" bei Jugendlichen mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund = We and “the others" : Attitudes toward “strangers” by young people with and without a migration background

Franco Cabrera Grütter, Victoria ; Poglia, Edo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2014 ; 2014COM012.

This paper explores from a perspective of intercultural communication young people’s attitudes towards "others". Moreover, it examines whether this attitudes are related to the fact of having a migration background or not. Is there a difference between youngsters with and without a migration background? Previously released studies have already pointed out that apparently negative attitudes...

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L’utilizzo del concetto di cultura nella comunicazione relativa ai conflitti : frame analysis dei notiziari televisivi

Mauri Brusa, Manuel ; Poglia, Edo (Dir.) ; Richeri, Giuseppe (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2012 ; 2012COM004.

The concept of culture has become pervasive in the description of social reality. Its role in determining the relations between social groups seems to have acquired a position of prominence in particular after the attacks of September 11th, 2001. Some authors argue that this event confirms the thesis of the thesis of the clash of civilization advanced by Huntington in 1993. In this light,...

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Strategy as evolutionary path : Five higher education institutions on the move

Fumasoli, Tatiana ; Poglia, Edo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2011.

Strategy in universities has been a controversial issue in scholarly debate. On one side higher education institutions have been considered specific organizations whose essential nature hinders strategy and the coordination and control functions thereby entailed. On the other side, new public management reforms requiring strategic capability to be developed have been the object of critical...

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What do local people think about telecentres? A key issue for sustainability

Rega, Isabella ; Poglia, Edo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2010.

The subject of the study are telecentres, public places where people can access information through ICT, and which should fulfill the communication needs of the communities in which they are located. The central question of this thesis sprang from the study of the available literature and from nine exploratory field studies carried out in West Africa (in Burkina Faso, Benin, Guinea and...

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Competenza e formazione : per una ricostruzione della Bildung. Osservazioni teoriche e riferimenti empirici

Ghisla, Gianni ; Poglia, Edo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2009.

For several decades, the concept of competence has fallen into everyday use, assimilated by most languages of the western world and used in different social contexts, from economics to politics, from education to development. It has assumed surprising significance over a short period in education itself. Programmes and curricula, which remain, beyond the growing role of the market and the...

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Serving different masters : the communication doctorate in the knowledge society

Probst Schilter, Carole ; Poglia, Edo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2009.

The doctorate is a degree that has been influenced by developments in society and higher education over the last decades. The international literature has widely acknowledged differences in the doctorate between disciplines as well as between national contexts. In some contexts, new types of doctoral degrees, including professional doctorates, have emerged. This piece of research is interested in...