Legal sociology of labour

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
Lo studente dovrà possedere una buona conoscenza degli argomenti trattati nel corso e dovrà essere in grado di applicarli nella lettura degli esempi forniti durante il corso. Dovrà inoltre dimostrare di saper operare collegamenti fra i concetti e fra i contenuti, anche impliciti, presenti nei testi d'esame e nei materiali didattici.
Expected learning outcomes
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
Teacher will give the lessons using the MTeams platform, providing peaces of information through ARIEL website. Video lessons and powerpoint with audio will be projected.
Course syllabus
1 Labour in globalized society
2 Working relationships and their regulatory definition
3 Social control functions in the labour sector
4 Institutional responses to labour problems
5 Historical evolution and existing labour law
6 Current labour legislation from a sociological point of view
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Prerequisites for admission
There are no prerequisites.
Teaching methods
The course is composed by lectures with slide shows in Power Point and practical lessons in which students will be actively involved. The slides of the frontal lessons are uploaded to the Ariel platform
Teaching Resources
Reference texts for the final exam are:
1 Alessandro Catelani, Lavoro e civiltà, Rubettino, 2018 or Józef Tischner, Etica della solidarietà e del lavoro, Itaca, 2010
2 Alessandra Raffi, La liquefazione del diritto del lavoro, in Sociologia del diritto, 2015, fasc. 3, pp. 207 e ss.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The assessment of learning takes place through the final exam, which verifies the acquisition of the knowledge and skills expected for the integrated course through an oral examination. The student's exam is based on general and more specific questions. The exam is considered to have passed if the student has acquired a minimum score of 18 points on the oral exam.
IUS/20 - PHILOSOPHY OF LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
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