Sociology of the health and law

A.Y. 2020/2021
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/01 M-DEA/01 SPS/07 SPS/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Acquire the fundamentals related to the study of the territory and environment, of community realities, of existing cultures and of social and communicative processes;
Acquire the knowledge of the development of the multi-ethnic society, with specific reference to the variety and diversification of values and of cultural and religious aspects;
Acquire the tools to recognize the similarities and cultural differences and health models in different populations;
Acquire the knowledge of the law with particular reference to the normative sources, to the constitutional and administrative organization of the State and of public bodies.
Expected learning outcomes
Have acquired theories, methods and tools for the knowledge of the territory and the environment and of the cultural and social groups present therein;
Have acquired elements for an effective and cross-cultural communication;
Identify and interpret the mobility phenomena connected to the global society;
knowing, identifying and interpret the interconnections between environment, territory and population health;
Know and understand skills of the sources of law and of the institutions of the State and public bodies .
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lessons only in TEAMS platform
Prerequisites for admission
There are no prerequisites
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written exam with open and closed questions
The exam is held for all modules of the integrated course on the same day.
General sociology
Course syllabus
· What about Sociology of health and medicine: the origins, concepts, founders, theoretical themes
· The evolution of health and illness concepts in the society and culture
· Biomedicine and biotechnology in relation to society and culture
· Goffman: the "doctor-patient relationship"; the "total institution"
· Health and gender differences: The medical sociology approach
Teaching methods
Frontal and interactive lessons with audiovisual aids, exercises or group work
Teaching Resources
Elementi di Sociologia della salute e della medicina, Dispensa a cura di Lia Lombardi
Goffman E., Asylum, Prefazione di A. Dal Lago; Introduzione al Cap.1 "Sulle caratteristiche delle istituzioni totali"; Einaudi Ed., 2010
Urban and environmental sociology
Course syllabus
Quality of urban life and health: sociological perspectives
Health inequalities and social inequalities
Health, disease and medicine: the sociological view
Health and organizational cultures
Principles of intercultural medicine
Intercultural communication in health care
· Guest speaker: Dr. Valeria Tonioli, Ca 'Foscari University of Venice: "Linguistic and cultural mediation: basic principles of communication in the social and health sector"
Case study: Early childhood and health inequalities, prenatal and postnatal educational interventions
Teaching methods
The course is structured in frontal lessons and discussion of case studies prepared by the lecturer. The slides will be uploaded in pdf on the Ariel course webpage.
Teaching Resources
(Bibliography):

Beneduce, R. (2014). «Una "differenza intrattabile". Credenze, metafore e politiche della traduzione nella cura degli immigrati», AM - Rivista della Società Italiana di Antropologia Medica, 37: 147-189.
Bucchi, M. e Neresini, F. (a cura di) (2001). Sociologia della Salute, Roma: Carocci (chapters 1, 2, 5).
Capra, P. et al. (a cura di) (2019) Prima infanzia e disuguaglianze. Report n. 1: Gli interventi di educazione prenatale e postnatale, Grugliasco: Centro di Documentazione per la Promozione della Salute (DoRS). Regione Piemonte.
Nuvolati, G. e Tognetti Bordogna M. (2008). Salute, ambiente e qualità della vita nel contesto urbano, Milano: Franco Angeli (chapter 2).
Pullini, A. (2011). Disuguaglianze sociali e di salute, Milano: Fondazione ISMU (chapter 2).
Quaranta, I. e Ricca, M. (2012). Malati fuori luogo. Medicina interculturale, Milano: Cortina (chapters 1-2).

All the bibliography (book chapters and scientific articles) will be available in pdf on the prof's Ariel page.


Additional resources for the exam paper
Augé, M. e Herzlich, C. (1986). Il senso del male. Antropologia, storia, sociologia della malattia, Milano: Il Saggiatore (pages 177-201: Medicina moderna e ricerca di senso: la malattia come significante sociale).
Brichese A. e Tonioli V. (2015). 'La mediazione interlinguistica ed interculturale', in EL.LE, Vol. 4, Num. 3, novembre 2015.
Bruni A. (2007). "Organizzazione e disuguaglianze in ottica etnografica", in Devo aspettare qui? Studio etnografico delle traiettorie di accesso ai servizi sanitari a Bologna, Regione Emilia Romagna, Agenzia Sanitaria Regionale, Dossier 151-2007.
Castiglioni M. (2007). 'Il ruolo del mediatore linguistico-culturale in un progetto di promozione comunitaria della salute' in Studi Emigrazione, n. 165.
Colombo, E. e Rebughini, P. (2003). La medicina che cambia: Le terapie non convenzionali in italia. Bologna: Il mulino (a chapter of your choice).
Good, B. J. (2006). Narrare la malattia. Lo sguardo antropologico sul rapporto medicopaziente, Torino: Einaudi (chapter 6: La rappresentazione narrativa della malattia).
Mazzetti, M. (2003). Il dialogo transculturale. Manuale per operatori sanitari e altre professioni d'aiuto, Roma: Carocci (chapter 2: "Medicina transculturale: una medicina delle relazioni").
Quagliariello,C. e Fin., C. (2016). Il consenso informato in ambito medico. Un'indagine antropologica e giuridica, Bologna: Il Mulino.
Romano, V. (2011). "Etnografia in emergenza: Pratiche di Traduzione di un Artefatto" in Krippendorff, K. e La Rocca, G. (a cura di), Ricerca qualitativa e giovani studiosi. Atti del Convegno Internazionale «RiQGioS-2011», Palermo: Social Books.
Online:
Bonvicini S, Broccoli S, Bassi MC, Ferrari F, P. Mancuso, Venturello F, Giorgi Rossi P. Impatto sulle disuguaglianze di interventi per il contrasto dell'obesità infantile ed adolescenziale. Revisione sistematica della letteratura. Regione Emilia-Romagna
Ars Toscana. Revisione sistematica di letteratura sugli interventi per il contrasto delle disuguaglianze fumo-correlate nelle cure primarie.
Alesina M, Coggiola N, Silvestrini G, Diecidue R, Costa G. Strategie e interventi per il contrasto delle disuguaglianze di salute nel consumo di alcol: evidenza da una revisione narrativa. Regione Piemonte
Alesina M, Coggiola N, Silvestrini G, Gilardi L, Costa G. Strategie e interventi per il contrasto delle disuguaglianze nello stile di vita alimentare: evidenze da una revisione narrativa. Regione Piemonte
Coggiola N, Alesina M, Silvestrini G, Costa G. Strategie e interventi per il contrasto delle disuguaglianze nelle condizioni lavorative: evidenze da una revisione narrativa. Regione Piemonte
Demology, ethnology and anthropology
Course syllabus
- N- · Essential of cultural and social anthropology
- · The transmission of culture
- · The relationship between culture and society
- · Ethnography and participant observation
- · Kinship and family
- · Human reproduction and social change
- Global society and health: migration, vulnerability, inequality
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
1. Schultz E.A., Lavenda R.H., Antropologia Culturale, Zanichelli, 2013. Capp. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 (pp. 157-165), 11 (pp.245-249; 257-266); 12 (pp.286-301); 13 (pp.276-285); 14.
2. Lombardi L., Riproduzione e salute nella società globale, Maggioli, 2018. Cap. 1
3. Lombardi L. Sannella A., "Salute globale e migrazioni: accesso ai servizi sanitari e pratiche di cura". In Cardano M., Giarelli G., Vicarelli G. (a cura di), Manuale di sociologia della salute e della medicina, Il Mulino, 2020
Private law
Course syllabus
1. Introduction to law. The Italian Constitution: the division of powers, the constitutional organs, the system of sources of law, the fundamental rights and the right to health.

2. Introduction to the civil liability system: contractual and non-contractual liability in general, medical-healthcare liability in particular.
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, guided examination of normative texts
Teaching Resources
1. For the first part: Bin-Pitruzzella, Public Law or Constitutional Law, or other current use manual of Constitutional Law in the most updated version.
2. For the second part: one of the classic manuals of Private Law in current use, such as Torrente - Schlesinger, Torrente - Schlesinger, ed. Giuffrè, or Iorio, ed. Giappichelli, or Trimarchi, ed. Giuffrè, in the most updated version.
1-2 Both texts will be consulted only in the parts related to the program and in any case suggested by the teacher, which is why following the course and taking notes will be of great help to the student.
Demology, ethnology and anthropology
M-DEA/01 - DEMOLOGY, ETHNOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
General sociology
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Private law
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Urban and environmental sociology
SPS/10 - URBAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours