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García Guitián, Elena

Catedrática
Departamento:
Ciencia Política y Relaciones Internacionales
Área de conocimiento:
Ciencia Política
Despacho:
11
Email:
elena.garcia@uam.es
Teléfono:
91 497 5093
Fax:
91 4974166
Curriculum vitaeResumen curriculum vitae
 
Short Bio:
 

ELENA GARCÍA-GUITIÁN is Full Professor of Political Science and Administration in the Department of Political Science and RRII, at the Autonomous University of Madrid.  Between 2009 and 2011 she was General Director of Relations with Las Cortes (the Spanish parliament) in the Vice Presidency of the Government of Spain and in the Ministry of the Presidency. She was a visiting researcher at Harvard University (academic year 1998-99) and has taught at various European universities such as the IEP of Bordeaux, Paris-Dauphine, Warsaw University or Glasgow University. Her research has focused on liberalism, analysis of political concepts and theories of democracy, particularly on political representation and citizen participation, as well as narratives on the democratic deficit of the EU.

 

Research projects:

Coordinator (IP) of the Jean Monnet Network 600465-EPP-1-2018-1-ESEPPJMO-Network "OpenEUdebate: Matching Politics with Policy" (2018-2023).

Member of the Management Committee of the Cost Action CA17135 (April 2018-23), "Constitution -making and deliberative democracy".

Researcher and teacher: Models United Nations (MUN): Practicing Transnational Politics in Blended Learning (PATRAPO), a KA226 - Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness, Jean Monnet program (2021-23)

Researcher in HORIZON-CL2-2021-DEMOCRACY-01-01 — Reclaiming liberal democracy in Europe (36 months starting October 2022).

 

She belongs to the Steering Committee of the Standing Group of "Political Concepts" at the ECPR (since 2015), and actively participates in national and international congresses.
 

Co-editor of the Spanish Review of Political Science,

Some or her last publications are:

-García-Guitián, E. (2021): "Citizens'' "'permissive consensus'" in European integration scholarship: Theoretical reflections on the EU politicisation and the democratic deficit discourse", Haapala, T. and Oleart, A. Tracing the Politicisation of the EU.  The Future of Europe Debates Before and After the 2019 Elections. Palgrave -MacMillan, London;

-García-Guitián, E. (2018): "The Concept of "Good Enough" Citizen Revisited: An Exploration of Current Discourses on Political Participation", in Wiesner, C. (Ed.), Björk, A. (Ed.), Kivistö, H. (Ed.), Mäkinen, K. (Ed.). Shaping Citizenship. A Political Concept in Theory, Debate and Practice (Conceptualising Comparative Politics), pp. 39-54. Routledge, New York and London.

In press: García-Guitián. E. (2023): “Note on the meanings of deliberation and citizen participation: representing the citizens in constitution-making processes”, in a common book on Routledge edited by Min and Welp.

Investigación

Líneas de investigación
-Teorías de la Democracia / Theories of Democracy
-Representación política y participación ciudadana / Political Representation and Citizen Participation
-Discursos sobre legitimidad y calidad democrática en la UE / Discourses on Legitimacy and Democratic Quality in the EU
-Análisis de los conceptos políticos / Analysis of Political Concepts
-La tradición liberal pluralista (especialmente la obra de Isaiah Berlin) / Pluralist Liberalism (specially the work of Isaiah Berlin)

 

Docencia

Asignaturas impartidas
 
  • Teorías de la Democracia (Grado en CCPP y Administración Pública, y Doble Grado en Derecho y Ciencia Política) / Theories of Democracy (Undergraduate)
  • Representación y Participación Política (Máster en Democracia y Gobierno) / Political Representation and Citizen Participation (Master’s Degree: Democracia y Gobierno)

Publicaciones

▪ “The concept of “good-enough” citizen revisited: an exploration of current discourses on political participation”, en Conceptions of Citizenship in Contemporary Europe. Theory, Debate and Practice. Wiesner, Bjork, Kivisto y Makinen (eds.), Routledge. Forthcoming 2017
 
▪ (2016) “Democracia digital. Discursos sobre participación ciudadana y TIC”. Revista de Estudios Políticos, n.173, julio/septiembre, pp. 169-193
 
▪ (2016) “Representación y gobernabilidad: una reflexión sobre el rol de los ciudadanos organizados en las democracias”, en Molins, Muñoz y Medina (eds.) Los grupos de interés en España. Tecnos, Madrid.
 
▪ (2016) “Cosmopolitismo”, en Antón, J. y Torrens, X. (eds.): Ideologías y movimientos políticos contemporáneos. Tecnos, Madrid
 
▪ (2015) “Juicio Político y juicio a los políticos: algunas consideraciones sobre la relación entre ética y política”, Revista vasca de gestión de personas y organizaciones públicas, n.9.
 
▪ (2015) “Una revisión de los discursos sobre la representación política”, en I. Wences (ed.), Tomando en serio la Teoría Política. Entre las herramientas del zorro y el ingenio del erizo. Madrid, CEPCO.
 
▪ (2014) “Deliberation and Parliamentary Performance: the Spanish Parliament under Question”, en K. Palonen, J.M. Rosales, y T. Turkka, The Politics of Dissensus: Parliament in Debate, McGraw Hill-Cantabria U. P.
 
▪ (2014) “El erizo con maneras de zorro”, Revista de Estudios Políticos, n. especial 166, octubre-diciembre 2014.
 
▪ (2012) “Sobre la representación política: Expectativas, transformaciones y adaptaciones a nuevos contextos”, en E. Beltrán y F. Vallespín (eds.), Deliberación Pública y democracias contemporáneas. Síntesis, Madrid.
 
▪ (2009) “Una visión pluralista de los conceptos de libertad”, Revista de Occidente, n.338-339,  julio-agosto, pp 68-88.

 

 

 

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