Professor Maria Grasso - Full List of Publications

Books | Edited Books |  Journal articles | Invited Comment | Research Reports | Book Chapters | Manuscripts and Working PapersSelected Invited Papers and Conference Participation

Books

Edited Books

Journal articles

Invited Comment

  • Grasso, M.T. (2015) "Recent demonstrations across the UK are not a sign of rising political participation amongst the young" (LSE British Politics and Policy Blog).Link.
  • Grasso, M.T. (2014) "Young people are less engaged in both traditional and non-traditional forms of politics than older generations" (Democratic Audit). Link.

Research Reports

  • Grasso, M. T. (2013). What are the distinguishing generational, life course, and historical drivers of changing identities? Future Identities: Changing identities in the UK – the next 10 years. Foresight: The Future of Identity in the UK. London, The Government Office for Science. Download (PDF, 0.3 MB)
  • Grasso, M. T. (2011). [with the assistance of J. Rose and the Committee’s Research Advisory Board] Survey of Public Attitudes Towards Conduct in Public Life 2010. Surveys of Public Attitudes Towards Conduct in Public Life. London, Committee on Standards in Public Life. Download (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Book Chapters

  • Grasso, M. T. (2016) "Political Participation." In Heffernan, R., Cowley, P. & Hay, C. (eds.) Developments in British Politics 10. Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Giugni, M. and Grasso, M.T. (2016) "The Biographical Impact of Participation in Social Movement Activities: Beyond Highly Committed New Left Activism?" in Bosi, L., Giugni, M. and K. Uba (eds) The Consequences of Social Movements. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Giugni, M. and Grasso, M.T.  (2015) “Austerity and Protest: Debates and Challenges ” in Giugni, M. and M.T. Grasso (eds.) Austerity and Protest: Popular Contention in Times of Economic Crisis. London: Routledge.
  • Grasso, M.T. and Giugni, M.  (2015) "Are Anti-Austerity Movements ‘Old’ or ‘New’?" in Giugni, M. and M.T. Grasso (eds.) Austerity and Protest: Popular Contention in Times of Economic Crisis. London: Routledge.
  • Giugni, M. and Grasso, M.T. (2015) “Austerity and Protest: Lessons and Future Research” in Giugni, M. and M.T. Grasso (eds.) Austerity and Protest: Popular Contention in Times of Economic Crisis. London: Routledge.
  • Dunn, A., Grasso, M. T. and Saunders, C.  (2014), "Who agrees that "having almost any job is better than being unemployed"?" in Dunn A., Rethinking Unemployment and the Work Ethic, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Manuscripts and Working Papers

  • Grasso, M. T. (2011). Political Participation in Western Europe. Nuffield College, University of Oxford. D. Phil.
  • Armstrong, C., Saunders, C., and M. T. Grasso (2010). Normative orientations of the global justice movement: a pilot study. Discussion Papers in Citizenship Globalisation and Governance No. 1001. Centre for Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance, University of Southampton.
  • Grasso, M. T. (2009). The differential impact of education on young people’s political activism: comparing Italy and the United Kingdom. Sociology Working Papers 2009-01, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford.

Selected Invited Papers and Conference Participation

  • Invited speaker, Symposium on political emotions, International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE) Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, July 26-29, 2017
  • One single-authored paper, EPSA 2017, Milan, 22-24 June, 2017
  • Invited presentation, CMIST, University of Manchester Research Seminar, 20 June, 2017
  • Project progress presentation, EURYKA Project Meeting, Universita' del Salento, Lecce, 12-13 June, 2017
  • Invited presentation, "Austerity and Civil Society” Workshop, Centre for the Study of Social & Political Movements, University of Kent, 10 March 2017
  • Presentation of project objectives, EURYKA Kick-off Meeting, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, 7-8 February, 2017
  • Invited talk, Politics and International Relations Seminar Series, Monash University, Melbourne, 15 December 2016
  • Invited Visiting Scholar Seminar, Deakin University, Melbourne, 14 December 2016
  • Invited panellist, REDI discussion Panel on quantitative research, Deakin University, Melbourne, 14 December 2016
  • Presentation of final project results, LIVEWHAT Final Conference, Brussels, 23 November, 2016
  • One co-authored paper, ESA RN 25 Social Movements Midterm Conference, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, 6-8 October, 2016
  • One co-authored paper, EPOP 2016 Conference, University of Kent, 9-11 September, 2016
  • One co-authored paper, UACES 46th Annual Conference, Queen Mary University, London, 21-5-7 September, 2016
  • Three co-authored papers for project special issue, LIVEWHAT project meeting research workshop, University of Warsaw, 19-20 May, 2016
  • One co-authored paper, Political Studies Association (PSA), 66th Annual International Conference, Brighton, 21-23 March, 2016
  • Four co-authored papers for project special issue, LIVEWHAT project meeting research workshop, Scuola Normale Superiore, Firenze, 3-4 December, 2015
  • Invited presenter, launch event of the Political Methodology Specialist Group of the PSA, British Academy, London, 25 November, 2015
  • Invited talk, Nuffield Politics Seminars, University of Oxford, 29 October, 2015
  • Two co-authored papers, LIVEWHAT International Conference, University of Geneva, 14-16 October, 2015
  • One co-authored paper, 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations of the European International Studies Association (EISA), Giardini Naxos, 23-26 September, 2015
  • Two co-authored papers, Annual Conference of the Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) Specialist Group of the PSA, Cardiff University 11-13 September, 2015
  • One co-authored paper, 5th Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), Schloss Schonbrunn Vienna, 25-27 June, 2015
  • One co-authored paper, British International Studies Association (BISA) BISA@40 Workshop on Protest, Social Movements and Democracy, London, 16 June, 2015
  • Three co-authored papers for project special issue, LIVEWHAT project meeting research workshop, University of Crete, Rhetymnon, 23-24 April, 2015 
  • Two co-authored papers, Political Studies Association (PSA), 65th Annual International Conference, Sheffield, 30 March-1 April, 2015
  • One co-authored paper, European Sociological Association (ESA) Research Network 25 Social Movements Mid-Term Conference, From Contention to Social Change: Rethinking the Consequences of Social Movements and Cycles of Protests, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 19-20 February, 2015
  • Political participation in Western Europe the wake of economic crisis: generations, resources and values, 9th European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September, 2014; Section Co-Chair of S007: "Citizens’ Resilience in Times of Crisis" (8 panels); Panel Chair of "Citizens’ Political Responses to Economic Crises: Grievances or Opportunities?'" (accepted)
  • What Future for Citizen Engagement? Understanding Generational Inequalities in Political Participation in Advanced Industrial Democracies, Division 15 panel "Participation, Representation and Different Forms of Exit", American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Washington D.C., 28-21 August, 2014 (accepted)
  • Why do I have to learn STATA? Evaluating alternative strategies for engaging Politics students with applied statistics, Panel on "Developments in Quantitative Methods Teaching", 4TH ANNUAL EPSA CONFERENCE, Edinburgh, June 19-21, 2014 (accepted)
  • Anti-austerity movements: Old wine in new vessels? XXVII Meeting of the Italian Political Science Association (SISP), University of Florence, 12-14 September, 2013 & panel Co-Chair with Marco Giugni: Panels 6.8 Social movements and political protest in times of austerity (I) & 6.9 Social movements and political protest in times of austerity (II)
  • From Citizenship to Political Equality: Political Participation and Democracy, Citizenship Network Meeting, New Forms of Citizenship for Democracy, CEVIPOF, SciencesPo, Paris, 27 June, 2013
  • Political values and extra-institutional participation in Western Europe. Evidence from protest surveys, 2009-2013, School of Politics and International Relations Research Seminar (SPIRRS), University of Kent, 29 May 2013
  • Political values and extra-institutional participation in Western Europe. Evidence from protest surveys, 2009-2013, Comparative Protest Politics Workshop, University of Oxford, 27-28 May, 2013
  • Preliminary Evidence: Political values and extra-institutional participation in Western Europe. Evidence from protest surveys, 2009-2013, Nuffield Politics Seminars, University of Oxford, January 29, 2013
  • Trust, Skills, and Identity: Linking Associational Involvement and Political Participation, 2nd Midterm Conference European Sociological Association (ESA) Research Network 32 Political Sociology, Political Participation and Beyond, Multi-level dynamics of inclusion/exclusion in times of crisis, University of Milan, 30 Nov-1 Dec, 2012
  • The Aggregate-Level Effects of Participating in Social Movement Activities, MOVEOUT- Network for the Study of Social Movement Outcomes Workshop, University of Uppsala, 6-8 September, 2012
  • Generational differences in institutional and extra-institutional political participation in Western Europe, 1981-2006. Beyond Political Socialization: New Approaches in Age, Period, Cohort Analysis, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, 16-17 March, 2012
  • Invited speaker on two panels: Civil disobedience or violent criminality? & Online communities: cyber-village or anti-social network? Battle of Ideas Festival, Royal College of Art, London, 29-30 October, 2011
  • Explaining cross-national differences in cohort effects on protest participation, European Science Foundation (ESF) HumVIB Final Conference: Understanding European Diversity: Cross-National Analysis of Human Values, Attitudes and Behaviour, Berlin, 8-10 September, 2011
  • The 2010 UK mobilisations against rising university fees and education spending cuts: A new avenue for young people’s political engagement? 6th European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference, Reykjavik, 25-27 August, 2011
  • How do social movements use social media? A study of opponents of UK government cuts, Alternative Futures Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, April 2011
  • Multi-level modelling results. From issue attention cycle to carbon consensus: British newspaper coverage of climate change 1997-2009, Centre for Citizenship, Globalisation and Governance (C2G2) Research Seminars, University of Southampton, November 2010
  • An increasingly disengaged citizenry? Political participation in Western Europe, 1981-2006, International Sociological Association (ISA), The Possibility of Sociology in the Era of Globalization, Shonan Kokusai Village, Hayama, Japan, October 2009

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