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CODE 83834
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/12
LANGUAGE Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective of the lectures is to offer knowledge and interpretative tools for understanding social changes, introduced by the new social media, in both: the way of defining deviance and the control and marginalization devices of individuals. Critical and gender perspectives will be privileged in both directions.

TEACHING METHODS

- Frontal and remote synchronous lessons;

- Exercises/small groups activities;

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

Students with disabilities or DSA are allowed to use specific modalities and supports that will be determined on a case-by-case basis in agreement with the Delegate of the Engineering courses in the Committee for the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities. Students are invited to contact the teacher of this course and copy the Delegate (https://unige.it/commissioni/comitatoperlinclusionedeglistudenticondisabilita.html).

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

0. Introduction:

a) theories of deviance and of social control;

b) new social media, digital economy and digital surveillance;

c) online hate speech and the GDPR.

1. The classical and neo-classical paradigm;

2. Positivist criminology and new-positivism;

3. Functionalist perspectives and subcultural theories of deviance;

4. Criticism of functionalism:

5. Labeling approach;

6. Panopticon and digital panopticon;

7. Dataveillance and digital vulnerability;

8. Hate speech online and tools to prevent and combat it;

9. The regulation of data protection rights in the EU.

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. B.G. Bello, L. Scudieri (a cura di), L'odio online: forme, prevenzione e contrasto, G. Giappichelli, Torino, 2022.

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 or other text agreed with the teacher.

2. Z. Bauman, D. Lyon, Liquid Surveillance: A Conversation, 2013.

3. B.G. Bello, L. Scudieri (a cura di), L'odio online: forme, prevenzione e contrasto, G. Giappichelli, Torino, 2022.

Textbooks for further thematic studies:

- D. Lyon, La cultura della sorveglianza, Come la società del controllo ci ha reso tutti controllori, Luiss University Press, Roma, 2020.

- S. Zuboff, Il capitalismo della sorveglianza. Il futuro dell’umanità nell’era dei nuovi poteri, Luis University Press, Roma, 2019.

- P. Di Salvo, Leaks. Whistleblowing e hacking nell’età senza segreti, Luis University Press, Roma, 2019.

- E. Morozov, Silicon Valley: i signori del silicio, Codice Edizioni, Torino, 2017.

- G. Greenwald, No place to hide. Edward Snowden e la sorveglianza di massa, Rizzoli, Milano, 2016.

- E. Giomi, S. Magaraggia, Male and Female Violence in Popular Media, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022.

- L. Bainotti, S. Semenzin, Donne tutte puttane. Revenge porn e maschilità egemone, Durango, 2021.

- S. Benasso, L. Stagi, Aggiungi un selfie a tavola. Il cibo nell’era dei food porn media, Egea, Milano, 2021.

- G. Ziccardi, L’odio online. Violenza verbale e ossessioni in rete, Raffaello Cortina Editore, Milano, 2016.

- S. Rodotà, Il diritto di avere diritti, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2015.

- S. Rodotà (a cura di P. Conti), Intervista su privacy e libertà, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2005.

- A. Di Rosa, Hate speech e discriminazione. Un’analisi performativa tra diritti umani e teorie della libertà, Mucchi editore, Modena, 2020.

- F. Falloppa, V. Gheno, Trovare le parole. Abbecedario per una comunicazione consapevole, Edizioni Gruppo Abele, Torino, 2021.

- B.G. Bello, (In)giustizie digitali. Un itinerario su tecnologie e diritti, Pacini giuridica, Pisa, 2023.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LAURA SCUDIERI (President)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

september 2024

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Non-attending students are also suggested to subscribe to aulaweb, to be informed of events and opportunities, and to teams, in order to have access to teaching materials.

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