93517 - Psychology of Social Inclusivity

Course Unit Page

  • Teacher Monica Rubini

  • Learning modules Monica Rubini (Modulo 1)
    Francesca Prati (Modulo 2)

  • Credits 8

  • SSD M-PSI/05

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures (Modulo 1)
    Traditional lectures (Modulo 2)

  • Language English

  • Campus of Cesena

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Psychology of Wellbeing and Social Inclusivity (cod. 5700)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Gender equality Reduced inequalities Peace, justice and strong institutions

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will know the most effective strategies of social inclusivity of diverse human groups with a specific focus on migrants at the theoretical, methodological and practical intervention level.

Course contents

The focus of teaching and learning will be:

Social behaviors leading to inclusivity e.g. cooperative learning.

Socio-cognitive strategies leading to social inclusivity: cross categorization, multiple categorization, counter-stereotypical categorization Common ingroup identity dual identity

Relational strategies:intergroup contact in its diverse guises


Prati, F., Crisp, R.J, Rubini, M., (2021) 40 Years of Multiple Social Categorization: A Tool for Social Inclusivity European Review of Social Psychology, 2021, 32(1), pp. 47–87

Other readings will be indicated during the course

Teaching methods


Students' discussion of the proposed topics

Groups' presenatation of papers.

Group simulations on critical problems of social inclusivity

if possible visits to sites dealing with social inclusivity of minoriti

Assessment methods

Assessment of assignments such as group presentations

Final essay on social inclusivity

Teaching tools

Practical experiences and meetings with members of minorities

Slides and video on social inclusivity

Office hours

See the website of Monica Rubini

See the website of Francesca Prati