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LEGAL SOCIOLOGY AND DEVIANCE

CODE 86942
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 5th year of 7996 GIURISPRUDENZA(LMG/01) - IMPERIA
  • 6 cfu during the 3nd year of 7995 GIURISPRUDENZA(LMG/01) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 4th year of 7995 GIURISPRUDENZA(LMG/01) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 5th year of 7995 GIURISPRUDENZA(LMG/01) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 3nd year of 10842 SERVIZI LEGALI ALL'IMPRESA E ALLA PUBBLICA AMMINISTRAZIONE (L-14) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 8711 SERVIZIO SOCIALE E POLITICHE SOCIALI (LM-87) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/12
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • IMPERIA
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The lectures aims to provide an overview of the main sociological theories of deviance and criminality, also with the support of case studies regarding the legal and social professions directly involved in the mechanisms of definition and government of the “abnormal”.

    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.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    In particular, the lectures aims to:

    - reconstruct the main theories of deviance and criminality;

    - investigate social control and marginalization devices of individuals.

    At the end of the course, the students will acquire adequate knowledge and interpretative tools to critically analyze deviant phenomena and of social exclusion, and to develop empirical research in this field.

    TEACHING METHODS

    - Frontal lessons

    - Exercises/small groups activities

    - Classroom discussions on the topics dealt with, starting from the analysis of case studies.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

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

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Textbooks and recommended reading materials for students attending:
    1. Notes made in the class.
    2. The reading materials indicated during the course.
    3. I. Fanlo Cortés, D. Ferrari, a cura di, I soggetti vulnerabili nei processi migratori. La protezione internazionale tra teoria e prassi, G. Giappichelli, Collana del Corso di Laurea in Servizio sociale, Torino, 2019 (introduction and 5 essays).
    Textbooks and recommended reading materials for not attending students:
    1. F. Prina, Devianza e criminalità. Concetti, metodi di ricerca, cause, politiche, Carocci editore, Roma, 2019.
    2. I. Fanlo Cortés, D. Ferrari, a cura di, I soggetti vulnerabili nei processi migratori. La protezione internazionale tra teoria e prassi, G. Giappichelli, Collana del Corso di Laurea in Servizio sociale, Torino, 2019.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LAURA SCUDIERI (President)

    ISABEL FANLO CORTES

    REALINO MARRA (President Substitute)

    GABRIELLA PETTI (President Substitute)

    GIULIA ARENA (Substitute)

    SEBASTIANO BENASSO (Substitute)

    MATTIA VOLPI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    February 2022

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The examination will be in oral form.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exercises, the small group activities, the classroom thematic discussions and finally the oral interview will aim at evaluating the learning and the reworking of the contents from the candidates, as well as their critical reasoning skills and their public speaking ability.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    16/12/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    20/01/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    10/02/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    12/05/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    30/05/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    16/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    14/07/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    08/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale