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LEGAL SOCIOLOGY AND DEVIANCE

CODE 86942
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 8711 SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY (LM-87) GENOVA

6 credits during the 4th year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 5th year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 3nd year of 7995 LAW (LMG/01) GENOVA

6 credits during the 5th year of 7996 LAW (LMG/01) IMPERIA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/12
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIAL POLICY)
SEMESTER 2° Semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To know and to handle oneself in a critical way regarding the main paradigms of sociological description of deviance and criminality, as well as social control dispositives.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons and exercises.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part One: Capitalism: Marx and Weber - Theories and rhetoric of deviance and criminality - The origins of criminal sociology: the moral statistics and positivist criminology - Functionalist perspectives and its development particularly in relation to juvenile delinquency; criticism of functionalism - The American criminology: the Chicago School, symbolic interactionism, ethnomethodology, labeling approach - The European criminology: the English criminology, German and Italian critical criminology, the French criminology - Gender Perspectives.

Part Two: Social control devices - Dataveillance

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Textbooks and recommended reading materials for students attending:

1. Notes made in class.

2. The reading materials distributed and indicated during the course (aulaweb).

3. An essay chosen by the student taken from a issue of the online Journal AG-About Gender, International Journal of Gender Studies (free download, but subject to compulsory registration) at the link  https://riviste.unige.it/aboutgender/.

Textbooks and recommended reading materials for students not attending:

  1. C. Rinaldi, P. Saitta, a cura di, Devianze e crimine. Antologia ragionata di teorie classiche e contemporanee, PM edizioni, 2017: only pp. 17-360, 397-442.
  2. An essay chosen by the student taken from a issue of the online Journal AG-About Gender, International Journal of Gender Studies (free download, but subject to compulsory registration) at the link https://riviste.unige.it/aboutgender/.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LAURA SCUDIERI (President)

ISABEL FANLO CORTES

REALINO MARRA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons and exercises.

LESSONS START

I semester from September, 18th to December, 7th 2017 (12 weeks)
II semester from February, 26th to May, 18th 2018 (12 weeks)

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
22/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
24/05/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
07/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
10/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale