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CODE 72085
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/43
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • IMPERIA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course promotes the acquisition of knowledge about criminology, and a personal reflection about the possibility of using it in the professional field, both for psychological students and for students in pedagogics and education.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge of the interdisciplinary nature of criminology and of its etero-definition; knowledge of the main approaches to the field (both in the psychological sciences and in the sociological ones), and of their evolution since its beginnings; knowledge of the main problems in the fields of crime prevention  and offender treatment.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will promote a common approach to criminology for different professionals, and a debate among the different approaches ; moreover, for psychological students, the course will explore the field of psychoforensic sciences, with the connected problems (e.g., interventions with unwilling or manipulating clients); for pedagogical students, the limits and possibilities of treatment with deviants and/or criminals will be discussed.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons, using also material retrieved online; seminars; participation to events organized by the Professor.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

COMMON PART (FOR ALL THE STUDENTS)

General part: the development and the contexts of criminological research; recorded crime and dark number; the criminal personality; family context and criminality; migration and criminality; prevention, treatment and control of criminality. Special part: narrative criminology: criminological narratives of the criminal and about the criminal: different theories; the psycho-social approach to criminology.

MOREOVER, JUST FOR THE STUDENTS OF THE "MAGISTRALE" IN PSYCHOLOGY

Forensic psycopathology and psychology: psychology and law; the psychiatric expertise on the criminal; the psychological evaluation of the victims of crime; the psychological evaluations in the field of child custody, adoption and parenting; ethical and deontological problems in the professional activity of the forensic psychologist.

MOREOVER, JUST FOR THE STUDENTS OF THE "TRIENNALE" IN PEDAGOGICS AND EDUCATION

Pedagogical interventions with criminals and delinquent youngsters.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

FOR ALL THE STUDENTS:

Bandini T. e coll.: Criminologia, vol I, Giuffré, Milano, 2003: cap.1, 2, 3, 4, 7.

Gadd D., Jefferson T.: Introduzione alla criminologia psicosociale, Angeli, Milano, 2016.

Binik O.: Quando il crimine è sublime. La fascinazione per la violenza nella società contemporanea. Mimesis, Milano, 2018

Binik O., Verde A.: "Female murderers and stigma: coping with the 'bad woman' label". International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology", in press, 2022. DOI: 10.1177/0306624X221124842.

Binik O., Bianco A., Rocca G., Speretta A., Verde A.: "Perizia psichiatrica e posizionamento degli esperti: analisi semiotico-narrativa di quattro relazioni  psichiatriche in un caso di femminicidio". Rassegna Italiana di Criminologia (nuova serie), 17(1), pp.65-76, 2023.

 

 

MOREOVER, JUST FOR THE STUDENTS OF THE "MAGISTRALE" IN PSYCHOLOGY

Bandini T.,Rocca G.: Fondamenti di psicopatologia forense, Giuffré, Milano, 2010: cap.1,2,3,6,9,10.

 

MOREOVER, JUST FOR THE STUDENTS OF THE "TRIENNALE" IN PEDAGOGICS AND EDUCATION

Winnicott D.W.: Il bambino deprivato, Cortina, Milano,1986.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ALFREDO VERDE (President)

LAURA MIGLIORINI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

February 2024-

Class schedule

CRIMINOLOGY

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written or oral.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Since the objective of the course is to develop the students' reflection about criminology and its contents, they will be requested of showing their competence in replying to two open-ended questions.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
18/12/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
08/01/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
29/01/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
20/05/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
10/06/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
01/07/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
19/07/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/09/2024 11:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students coming from different courses are requested to prepare the exam on the texts assigned to the students of Laurea Magistrale in Psychology.

Students with specific learning disabilities, or other kinds of disability, are requested to contact the Professor in order to address their specific problems.

 

 

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