Criminology of Marginalized Populations

lecri1505  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Criminology of Marginalized Populations
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Devresse Marie-Sophie;
Main themes
The first part of the course is devoted to an approach ot the main concepts and theories of marginalization, of its causes and its effects.
It encompasses an analysis of the processes of marginalization related to economic and social developments, to legal approaches to topics such as poverty, housing, immigration, drug addiction, etc.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course seeks to introduce interested students to current issues relating to marginalization, exclusion and alienation.
The method is multidisciplinary in that the concepts are approached from historical, sociological, legal and psychological perspectives. It seeks to enable the student, from his own curriculum (this course is open to students of criminology, psychology and educational sciences, law and sociology), to identify the issues of marginalization and of exclusion in a broader framework and in a dynamic perspective.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The course content corresponds to the topics outlined (see above). Methods: Part I: interactive lectures with slides, videos, etc. A portion of the time is devoted to discussion of the course material. Part II: presentations by researchers and practitioners, followed by discussions.
Evaluation methods
Written exam
Other information
Readings Portfolio and bibliography
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [60] in History

Bachelor in Psychology and Education: General

Master [120] in Sociology

Minor in Criminology