PENOLOGY/CORRECTIONS/PENITENTIARY SYSTEM

Course Information
TitleΣΩΦΡΟΝΙΣΤΙΚΗ / PENOLOGY/CORRECTIONS/PENITENTIARY SYSTEM
CodeΕΛΕ61
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAngeliki Pitsela
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID100001703

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 72
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationElective Courses844

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600127044
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The successful completion of the course suggests that the students should: a. distinguish between the divergent stages of imprisonment up to the universally established punishment of imprisonment b.be able to discuss the evolution of the legal/juridical field of imprisonment and c. recognise the principles that govern the execution of the penalty of imprisonment according to the European Prison Rules. Furthermore, upon successful completion of the course students possess selected issues of the Greek prison law, practice and policy; its basic principles in particular the objective of serving the sentence; the rights of the inmates and the measures of minimizing the detrimental effects of deprivation of liberty. Knowledge of the empirical research findings regarding the correctional systems for women and minors, as well as, of the problems in the correctional facilities in general and improvement suggestions.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Corrections This Course aims to offer a discussion of the main themes of the historical evolution of the punishment of Imprisonment in the West. The elaboration of these themes consists of a discourse on: a. The early establishment of imprisonment as a place of detention/coercion and eventually punishment. b. A comparative analysis of the main early prison systems and their transformation. c. A theoretical elaboration of the principles that govern the conditions of imprisonment (Agency and Structure in Imprisonment-Historical and Comparative analysis). d. The evolution of imprisonment as a Legal and Juridical Field. Legal Rights of prisoners. e. The European Prison Rules: Principles. Furthermore, selected issues of the Greek prison law, practice and policy are discussed; its basic principles in particular the objective of serving the sentence; the rights of the inmates and the measures of minimizing the detrimental effects of deprivation of liberty. Additionally, empirical research design, methodology and findings regarding the correctional systems for women and minors, as well as, the problems in the correctional facilities in general and improvement suggestions are discussed.
Keywords
prison, imprisonment, prisoners, European Prison Rules, rights, social reingration, prison system for women, prison system for minors.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
  • research materials
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures602.4
Reading Assigment301.2
Written assigments301.2
Total1204.8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"1) Αλεξιάδης Στέργιος Α., Σωφρονιστική Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 25147 4η/2001 ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΕΕ 2) Αρχιμανδρίτου Μαρία, Η φυλάκιση ως τρόπος κράτησης και ως τρόπος έκτισης της ποινής Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 22707874 1η/2012 ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ"
Additional bibliography for study
Ν.Κουράκης, Η Ποινική Καταστολή, Σάκκουλας, Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη,2009 (5). Επιλογή διάφορων θεματικών μελέτης με βάση τα σεμινάρια και τις εργαστηριακές ασκήσεις
Last Update
21-07-2015