Globalization, normative pluralism and social deviance

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/12
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with a general understanding of the concepts of legal globalization and normative pluralism. Furthermore, within this theoretical framework, the course aims to delve into the relationship between law, rights, and cultural diversity, a macro-area that is particularly influenced by the dynamics of globalization and pluralism in contemporary societies.
Expected learning outcomes
- Knowledge and understanding of the concepts of legal globalization and normative pluralism;
- Ability to apply the acquired knowledge to the analysis of the legal regulation of contemporary societies;
- Ability to analyze critically and autonomously the impact of the dynamics of globalization of law and normative pluralism on fundamental rights;
- Ability to express the acquired knowledge with argumentative coherence and accurate terminology;
- Ability to undertake in-depth studies on the relationship between globalization, pluralism, and law, through a method that combines theoretical analysis and critical observation.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Third trimester
In case of emergency due to Covid-19 pandemic in the third semester of the academic year 2020-2021, the lectures will take place, at the scheduled times, on Microsoft Teams platform in synchronous mode. The lessons will be recorded and will remain available on the same platform. Information on how to access the lessons on Microsoft Teams and other teaching instructions will be uploaded on the Ariel site of the course: it is recommended to consult it regularly.
The requirement to be considered attending students is taking part in at least 70% of class meetings.
The exam will take place in an oral form on the Microsoft Teams platform.
Teaching methods remain the same (lectures, seminars, debates), the course syllabus and the teaching references are unchanged.
Course syllabus
The course will be structured in two parts.
First part: Law and social sciences; Globalization and globalization of law; Legal and normative 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.
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons, class discussion, seminars. PowerPoint slides will be uploaded on the Ariel platform.
Teaching Resources
Attending students:
- M. Vogliotti (edited by), Saggi sulla globalizzazione giuridica e il pluralismo normativo. Estratti da "Il tramonto della modernità giuridica. Un percorso interdisciplinare", Giappichelli, Torino 2013
- L. Mancini, La diversità culturale tra diritto e società, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2018.
- Students' notes; slides and other sources suggested during the course.

Non-attending students:
- M. Vogliotti (edited by), Saggi sulla globalizzazione giuridica e il pluralismo normativo. Estratti da "Il tramonto della modernità giuridica. Un percorso interdisciplinare", Giappichelli, Torino 2013.
- 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. It consists of a compulsory written test, with open-ended questions, and an optional oral test that can increase or decrease the mark up to two points.
The requirement to be considered as attending students is taking part in at least 70% of class meetings.
Non-attending students: The exam will cover the content of the suggested texts.
It consists of a compulsory written test, with open-ended questions, and an optional oral test that can increase or decrease the mark up to two points. The written test will be held in the classroom.
The evaluation is expressed in thirtieths with possible honours (cum laude).
The evaluation criteria will consider the knowledge of the fundamental issues concerning the relationship between globalization, legal pluralism and law; critical analysis and the clarity of exposition skills.
SPS/12 - SOCIOLOGY OF LAW, DEVIANCE AND SOCIAL CHANGE - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Meetings with students take place on the Microsoft Teams platform (the Team code: nkf2ry2) on Wednesdays at 12.30-14.00 upon appointment via email: barbara.bello@unimi.it
Reception:
In the first semester, the reception will take place in person or on MTeams ( syd99y3) on Tuesdays at 10, by appointment via email: letizia.mancini@unimi.it
Dipartimento 'Cesare Beccaria', MTeams