Course Information
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600000395

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Basic legal studies or studies in the social sciences, political sciences, economics, the humanities, international relations and public administration
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of the third semester of graduate study in the scientific discipline of Legal Sociology, the students should be able: * to grasp the multiple dimensions of the grand (unified) theories of the Schools of sociological thought and to relate them to legal institutions * to have acquired an in-depth understanding of the theoretical concepts/constructs and the methodological tools of Legal Sociology, as well as its main methods of interpretation * to have developed particular skills which will help them enhance their efficiency in their professional activity (in their legal practice, in their preparation for Judges' School, in their employment as higher-ranking executives in public administration) * to have learned about the basic techniques of qualitative and/or quantitative research (e.g. questionnaire-based research, content analysis, archival research, research in court archives, field research, interviews, historical-comparative research, etc) * to pose complex questions for research and analysis (interdisciplinary in nature, with more variables, etc), to formulate research hypotheses with clarity and to place these hypotheses within specific methodological frameworks, as they work towards the completion of their Master's thesis
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
  • 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)
Theory and Methodology of Legal Sociology (third level and in specific thematic areas within the relevant bibliography, both Greek and international)
Sociology of Law, Law and Society, Legal Sociology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Contact through e-mail
Course Organization
Written assigments903.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Nικ. Ιντζεσίλογλου, Κοινωνιολογία του δικαίου. Έκδοση: 2η/2011 Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12552406 ISBN: 9789604458028 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΕΕ 2. Ασπ. Τσαούση, Δίκαιο και Συνεργατικότητα: Μία νέα προσέγγιση στην Κοινωνιολογία του Δικαίου, Αθήνα, Εκδ. Παπαζήση 2013. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 33114225. ISBN 978-960-02-2902-8 3. Θαν. Παπαχρίστου, Κοινωνιολογία του Δικαίου, εκδ. Αντ.Ν.Σάκκουλα ΕΕ Αθήνα. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 50660605
Additional bibliography for study
* Reza Banakar, Merging Law and Sociology: Beyond the Dichotomies of Socio-Legal Research (Berlin/Wisconsin: Galda and Wilch 2003) * Reza Banakar and Max Travers (eds.), Law and Social Theory (2nd ed. Hart Publishing 2013) * Jean Carbonnier, Sociologie Juridique (Paris: PUF, 1978) * Roger Cotterrell (ed.) Sociological Perspectives on Law (2 vols) (Aldershot: Ashgate 2001) * Roger Cotterrell, The Sociology of Law: An Introduction (Paperback, Oxford University Press, 2d edition 2005) * M. Deflem, Sociology of Law. Visions of a Scholarly Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2008) * Vincenzo Ferrari, Λειτουργίες του Δικαίου (Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 1992) * Vincenzo Ferrari, Developing Sociology of Law: A Worldwide Documentary Enquiry (Milano: Dott. A. Giuffré editore, 1990) * Richard Nobles and David Schiff, Observing Law through Systems Theory (Legal Theory Today) (Paperback, Hart Publishing 2013) * Βασίλης Μαγκλάρας, Θεωρίες Κοινωνικών Συστημάτων: Parsons, Luhmann, Habermas (Αθήνα: Εκδ. Ι. Σιδέρης 2013) * Γεώργιος Μιχαηλίδης-Νουάρος, Ζωντανό και Φυσικό Δίκαιο (Αθήνα, Αφοί Σάκκουλα, 1982) * George Ritzer and Barry Smart (eds.) Handbook of Social Theory. Sage Publications (London 2009) * Brian Z. Tamanaha, A General Jurisprudence of Law and Society (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2001) * A. Javier Trevino, The Sociology of Law: Classical and Contemporary Perspectives (Law & Society)(Transaction Publishers 2008) * Jonathan H. Turner, Contemporary Sociological Theory (Sage Publications 2013) * Reinhold Zippelius, Θεμελιώδεις έννοιες της Κοινωνιολογίας του Δικαίου (Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2008)
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