Donatella della Porta, Professor of Sociology, European University Institute
Donatella Della Porta is professor of sociology in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute and professor of political science at the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (on leave of absence). At the EUI, she has launched COSMOS (Consortium on Social Movement Studies). She is now starting a major ERC project Mobilizing for Democracy, on civil society participation in democratization processes in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. She is co-editor of the European Political Science Reviews (ECPR-Cambridge University Press). In 2011, she was the recipient of the Mattei Dogan Prize for distinguished achievements in the field of political sociology. Her main fields of research are social movements, the policing of public order, participatory democracy and political corruption.
1. Social Movement Studies and Methodological Pluralism: An Introduction, Donatella della Porta 2. The Potentials of Grounded Theory in the Study of Social Movements, Alice Mattoni 3. Qualitative Comparative Analysis: What It Is, What It Does, and How It Works, Claudius Wagemann 4. Triangulation in Social Movement Research, Phillip M. Ayoub, Sophia Wallace, and Chris Zepeda-Millan 5. Comparative Historical Analysis, Daniel Ritter 6. Historical Methodologies in Social Movement Research:. Historical Methodologies in Social Movement Research: Archival Research and Oral History, Lorenzo Bosi and Herbert Reiter 7. Participant Observation, Philip Balsinger and Alexandre Lambelet 8. Field Work in the Context of Violent Conflict and Authoritarian Regimes, Stefan Malthaner 9. Discourse and Frame Analysis:In-Depth Analysis of Qualitative Data in Social Movement Research, Lasse Lindekilde 10. In-depth Interviews, Donatella della Porta 11. Life Histories, Donatella della Porta 12. Focus Groups, Donatella della Porta 13. Surveying Protestors: Why and How, Massimiliano Andretta and Donatella della Porta 14. Protest Event Analysis and Its Offspring, Swen Hutter 15. Social Network Analysis, Manuela Caiani 16. Methodological Practices in Social Movement Online Research, Lorenzo Mosca 17. Working with Images, Nicole Doerr and Noa Milman 18. The Ethics of Social Movement Research, Stefania Milan