Criminology of Marginalized Populations

lecri1505  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Criminology of Marginalized Populations
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
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 course content corresponds to the topics outlined (see above). 
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

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

Master [120] in Sociology

Minor in Criminology

Bachelor in Psychology and Education: General