PENOLOGY/CORRECTIONS/PENITENTIARY SYSTEM

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

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

Registered students: 171
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600203066

Class Schedule

Building
Floor-
HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarΠέμπτη 14:00 έως 16:00
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)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The course has no formal prerequisites. In order for the participants to be able to more easily understand the structure of many complex problems, it is recommended to attend the previous courses of Criminal Law - General Part.
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)
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
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Reading Assigment451.8
Written assigments261.0
Exams30.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation of the students is based on the examination process (written and oral) at the end of the semester as well as (auxiliary-supporting) on ​​their (voluntary) participation in the writing of theses. To ensure transparency in the evaluation of their performance, a predefined detailed score is used for each individual problem that is set to be solved in the exams. To enhance the above transparency, students are encouraged to come after the exams either in group or individual meetings with the teacher in order to see their writing and receive detailed explanations of both the way they had to answer and the way rated.
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) Αρχιμανδρίτου Μαρία, Η φυλάκιση ως τρόπος κράτησης και ως τρόπος έκτισης της ποινής, Έκδοση: 1η/2012, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 22707874 2) Αρχιμανδρίτου Μαρία, Η ανοικτή έκτιση της Ποινής, Έκδοση: 2η/2019, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΜΠΑΡΜΠΟΥΝΑΚΗΣ ΧΑΡΑΛΑΜΠΟΣ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 86195910 3) Αλεξιάδης Στέργιος, Σωφρονιστική, Έκδοση: 4η/2001, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 25147
Additional bibliography for study
Επιπρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία καθώς και άλλο βοηθητικό υλικό (διαγράμματα παραδόσεων, πρακτικά παραδόσεων, αποφάσεις νομολογίας, φροντιστηριακές ασκήσεις, σεμιναριακό υλικό) παρέχεται κατά τη διάρκεια των μαθημάτων από τον εκάστοτε διδάσκοντα / διδάσκουσα ή αναρτάται στο e-learning.Επιλογή διάφορων θεματικών μελέτης με βάση τα σεμινάρια και τις εργαστηριακές ασκήσεις
Last Update
18-04-2021