IUS/17 - 12 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff


Course Structure

Frontal classes

Detailed Course Content

From the system of private vendetta to that of the penalty. The school of natural law. The Enlightenment and the classical school of criminal law. The origins of criminology: the positive school of criminal law. The contribution of Father Gemelli. Durkheim and the concept of anomie. The development of criminal sociology in the United States. Interactionist perspective in sociology of deviance and crime. Labeling theory and total institutions. The contributions of psychology and studies concerning aggression.

The state secret. The subversive associations. The terrorist crimes. The crimes against public order and organized crime. Mafia.

The crimes of public officials against the public administration. The crimes of private citizens against the public administration. The anti-corruption legislation. The prison. Historical analysis and specific problems of imprisonment Penitentiary system. Alternative measures to detention.

Textbook Information

S. Aleo, Criminologia e sistema penale, II ed., Cedam, Padova, 2011, pp. 1 - 268.

S. Aleo, Istituzioni di diritto penale, Parte speciale, Giuffrè, Milano, 2017, vol. I, pp. 1 - 276.

S. Aleo, Dal carcere. Autoriflessione sulla pena, Pacini, Pisa, 2016

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