Sistemi sociali e devianza

SPS/12 - 3 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

Office: via Vittorio Emanuele II, 8 95131 Catania
Phone: 09570305268
Office Hours: Lunedì ore 11.00-13.00

Course Structure

Students must have already taken General Sociology. attendance of lessons is not compulsory.

Detailed Course Content

The course aims to investigate the processes of construction, definition and treatment of deviance by control agencies, social theorists, media and public opinion. In particular, the different theories developed for understanding the phenomena of deviance will be addressed in a sociological perspective (ie different from psychiatric or criminological ones in the strict sense) and aimed at social workers.

Textbook Information

Scarscelli D., Vidoni Guidoni O. (2008), La devianza. Teorie e politiche di controllo, Roma, Carocci editore.

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