CRIME IN CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

Course Information
TitleCRIME IN CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE / CRIME IN CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
CodeΕΡ080
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMaria Archimandritou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID100001343

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

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationExchangeWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600174612
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The course has no formal prerequisites. In order for the participants to be able to understand better the structure of the taught crimes and related theoretical issues of general nature (e.g. attempt, participation, grounds of justification or excuse) it is recommended that they have already got familiar with basic concepts and doctrinal structures of Criminal Law by attending the courses Criminal Law - General part and Criminal Law - Penology.
Learning Outcomes
Development of the ability to recognise und understand the main interpretative issues related to the taught provisions, to use appropriate interpretative methods for solving them, to present und critically evaluate the opinions supported about them in science and jurisprudence and to apply correctly the provisions in the framework of practical exercises.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • 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)
The course attempts to elucidate the formation of new cultural sensitivities in relation to specific crimes produced in the typical social, economic and cultural environment of late modernity. There will be a discussion of what constitutes "common" and what "temperamental" elements in the context of the western reception of modern manifestations of "everyday" crimes or "minor" crimes, as well as an analysis of the prevention strategies that accompany them: status instead of general prevention.
Keywords
cultural sensibilities, criminal law, culture, crimes, punishment
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Reader
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Use of e-learning
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Reading Assigment451.8
Written assigments261.0
Exams30.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Essays, Oral Examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Last Update
21-04-2021