CODE 100572 ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023 CREDITS 1 cfu anno 3 9280 (L/SNT2) - GENOVA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/12 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA SEMESTER 1° Semester MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di: MEDICAL-LEGAL SCIENCES TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB AIMS AND CONTENT AIMS AND 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 - 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; The functionalist model: theories of anomie and of sub-cultures; Criticism of functionalism: learning theory and neutralization techniques; The social construction of deviance: the Chicago School, symbolic interactionism, ethnomethodology, labeling approach Critical 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. 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. TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD LAURA SCUDIERI Ricevimento: At the end of each lesson in the classroom or by appointment via e-mail (email@example.com). Exam Board DONATELLA PANATTO (President) GABRIELE ROCCA (President) ALESSANDRO DE LEO STEFANO PADOVANO LAURA SCUDIERI ALFREDO STEFANO MARIA VERDE LESSONS Class schedule L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy. 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.