|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||IUS/21|
The teaching deals with the principle of equality and non-discrimination between women and men in the perspective of public italian and comparative law, international and European Union law.
At the end of the course students will acquire the knowledge necessary to understand the impact of equality between women and men in the private (family and partners' relationship, reproductive rights, gender violence) and public (education, work, politics); will be able to recognize and evaluate legislative and jurisprudence at National, European Union and international level related (even indirectly) to gender equality; will be able to compare the Italian situation with that of other States as regards equality between men and women; will be able to recognize, in every area of life, the existence of direct and indirect gender discrimination and will be aware of the tools to remedy them; they will have the tools and knowledge suitable for establishing relationships of equality and non-discrimination in all areas of life (family, relationships, work, politics).
Equal Opportunities law IS NOT a teaching "for WOMEN only" but it is addressed to ALL students who want to know how and at what extent the existing power's asymmetries between women and men reduce the quality of democracy and the value (economical, cultural, scientific, relational, etc...) of Italy.
By attending and actively participating to the lessons and indivual study students will be able:
Basic knowledge of italian, international and European Union public law.
The course is made of 36 class hours "in presence".
Attendance in the classroom is not mandatory BUT strongly recommended.
In exceptional cases, the lessons can be followed on TEAMS by previous agreement with the professor.
The professor will upload on Aulaweb the materials needed for lessons and for individual study (summaries, laws, documents, judgments).
During classes experts (magistrates, professors, members of institutions and public administration, etc ....) may be invited to address specific topics and / or seminars and conferences will be suggested.
Students are recommended to enroll in Aulaweb to be informed about the teaching all along it (and even after).
The teaching includes the study of the following topics:
The exam can be prepared by studying:
Office hours: The professor usually meet the students on Tuesday from 10am to 12 p.m. (always on appointment by email) at DISPO, Albergo dei Poveri (Piazzale E. Brignole 3a), Central Tower, floor 3B, room 70 or through the software TEAM. Meetings in days and times different from that indicated above are still possible. During class-scheduled time (first semester) it is always possible to meet the professor at the end of the lessons.
ARIANNA PITINO (President)
ARISTIDE CANEPA (Substitute)
MARIA ANGELA ORLANDI (Substitute)
Lessons are held in the first semester, starting October 10th, 2022.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
For taking the exam it is mandatory to enroll by following the relevant online procedure: without enrollment students will not be admitted to the exam.
Students who will ensure the attendance at all lessons (motivated absences to max 3 lessons are tolerated) will prepare the exam on the individual notes and on the textbook indicated.
Students who do not ensure the above attendance at the lessons will be required to study additional materials uploaded on Aulaweb.
The Examination Commission is appointed by the Department Council and, usually, is chaired by the professor responsible of the course.
First of all, the student will have to demonstrate the knowledge of the topics of the course, an adequate order in the presentation of it and competences in legal and gender language.
A preferential assessment will be given to the following competences:
Attendance and active participation at classes will also be considered.
Students with certification of DSA, disability and/or other special educational needs are recommended to contact both the referent for disability Prof. Aristide Canepa (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the professor of the teaching at the beginning of the course, to agree on teaching and examination methods which, in compliance with the objectives of the course, will conider individual learning modalities and provide suitable compensatory instruments.
For further information please visit the Unige website at https://unige.it/disabilita-dsa/studenti-disabilità-informazioni-utili