The course aims to provide students with a general understanding of the concepts of legal globalization and normative pluralism. Within this theoretical framework, the course aims to develop knowledge about the production of legal norms and their application in contemporary multicultural societies. Special attention will be paid to the analysis of the concept of deviance and the relationship between deviance and immigration.
Expected learning outcomes
A) Knowledge and understanding of the concepts and phenomena of legal globalization and normative pluralism; B) Ability to apply the acquired knowledge to the analysis of the legal regulation of multicultural societies; C) Ability to analyse critically and autonomously the dynamics of globalization of law and legal pluralism and to interpret conflicts between different levels and normative references and between fundamental rights; D) Ability to express the acquired knowledge with argumentative consistency and language properties; E) Ability to undertake in-depth studies on the relationship between globalization, pluralism and law, through the acquisition of a method that is able to combine theoretical analysis and critical observation.
The course will be structured in two parts. First part: Law and social sciences; globalization and globalization of law; legal pluralism: theories and fields of research; Globalization, pluralism and human rights. Second part: Law, immigration and cultural diversity; production, application and interpretation of legal norms in multicultural societies; immigration, law and social deviance.
Prerequisites for admission
No preliminary knowledge is required. Preparatory Courses: Society and Social Change
Lectures, class discussion, in-depth seminars. Power point slides will be loaded on the Ariel platform.
Attending students: - M. Vogliotti (a cura di), Saggi sulla globalizzazione giuridica e il pluralismo normativo. Estratti da "Il tramonto della modernità giuridica. Un percorso interdisciplinare", Giappichelli, Torino 2013 - L. Mancini, "Il pluralismo giuridico", tratto da L. Mancini, Introduzione all'antropologia giuridica, Giappichelli, Torino 2015 (il saggio è disponibile su ARIEL). - L. Mancini, La diversità culturale tra diritto e società, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2018. - Notes and material provided during the course.
Non-attending students: - M. Vogliotti (a cura di), Saggi sulla globalizzazione giuridica e il pluralismo normativo. Estratti da "Il tramonto della modernità giuridica. Un percorso interdisciplinare", Giappichelli, Torino 2013. - L. Mancini, "Il pluralismo giuridico", in L. Mancini, Introduzione all'antropologia giuridica, Giappichelli, Torino 2015 (available on Ariel platform). - L. Mancini, La diversità culturale tra diritto e società, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2018. -V. Ferraris, Immigrazione e criminalità, Carocci, Milano 2012.
Erasmus Students: Specific material may be provided if required.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Attending students: The exam will cover the content of the lessons and the suggested texts and consist in a compulsory written test at the end of the course and an optional oral test, which can change the result of the written test by up to two points for better or for worse. The written test is organized in the form of a questionnaire containing open-ended questions. The requirement to be considered as attending students is taking part to at least 70% of class meetings. (maximum score: 30\30 cum laude) Non-attending students: Student performance will be assessed through a final oral exam (maximum score: 30\30 cum laude). The evaluation criteria will consider the knowledge of the fundamental issues concerning the relationship among globalization, legal pluralism and law, the skills of critical analysis and the clarity of exposition.