DEVIANCE AND DIGITAL CONTROL

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Code
83834
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 9913 DIGITAL HUMANITIES - COMMUNICATION AND NEW MEDIA (LM-92) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/12
LANGUAGE
Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (DIGITAL HUMANITIES - COMMUNICATION AND NEW MEDIA)
semester
1° Semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To offer knowledge and interpretive tools for understanding social changes, introduced by the new social media, in both: the way of defining deviance and in the control and marginalization devices of individuals

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons and exercises.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part One: Capitalism: Marx and Weber - Theories and rhetoric of deviance and criminality - The origins of criminal sociology: the moral statistics and positivist criminology - Functionalist perspectives and its development particularly in relation to juvenile delinquency; criticism of functionalism - The American criminology: the Chicago School, symbolic interactionism, ethnomethodology, labeling approach - The European criminology: the English criminology, German and Italian critical criminology, the French criminology - Gender Perspectives.

Part Two: Cybercrimes - Social control - Digital control devices.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Textbooks and recommended reading materials for students attending:

1. Notes made in class.

2. The reading materials distributed and indicated during the course (via the portal aulaweb).

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

Textbooks and recommended reading materials for students not attending:

1. L. Berzano-F. Prina, Sociologia della devianza, Carocci, Roma, 2003, only pp. 39-195 (alternatively: F.P. Williams - M.D. McShane, Devianza e criminalità, il Mulino, Bologna, new ed. 2002, only pp. 25-214) or other text agreed with the teacher.

2. M. Foucault, Discipline and Punish: the Birth of the Prison, 1975.

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LAURA SCUDIERI (President)

EMANUELA ABBATECOLA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons and exercises.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/01/2018 15:00 SAVONA Scritto + Orale
16/02/2018 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
31/05/2018 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
10/07/2018 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
24/07/2018 15:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
13/09/2018 15:00 SAVONA Scritto + Orale