Course: Social pathology

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Course title Social pathology
Course code KPEG/SPAAK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Toningerová Alena, Mgr.
  • Procházka Miroslav, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Content of lectures: - Social standards and social deviance as a subject of interest of social pedagogy in the narrower sense, - Social deviance x social pathology x risky behaviour - concepts and conceptual perspectives, - Social deviance and its causes, - Overview of social-pathological phenomena, - Drug addiction, - Gambling, - Misuse of religion, - Extremist movements, racism and its manifestations, - Analysis of the social and personal roots of these phenomena, - The issue of social- pedagogical work methods, - Problems with the management of activities in different risk groups

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to define the issues of social standards and deviations and their relation to problems of social pathology.
Students acquire following terms: social norm, social deviation and anomy. They will be able to describe and analyze some sociopathological phenomena and suggest preventative measures.
Prerequisites
Not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Written exam- didactic test- minimal success rate- 60%.
Recommended literature
  • JEDLIČKA, R.; KLÍMA, P.; KOŤA, J.; NĚMEC, J.; PILAŘ, J. :. Děti a mládež v obtížných životních situacích : Nové pohledy na problematiku životních krizí, deviací a úlohu pomáhajících profesí. Praha : Themis, 2005. ISBN 80-7312-038-0.
  • KLAPILOVÁ, S.:. Kapitoly ze sociální pedagogiky. Olomouc: Pedagogická fakulta Univerzity Palackého v Olomouci, 2001. ISBN 80-7067-669-8.
  • MATOUŠEK, O.; KROFTOVÁ,:. Mládež a delikvence. Praha: Portál, 1998. ISBN 80-7178-226-2.
  • NEŠPOR, K.:. Návykové chování a závislost: Současné poznatky a perspektivy léčby. Praha: Portál, 2000. ISBN 80-7178-432-X.
  • PROCHÁZKA, M.:. Sociální pedagogika. Praha: Grada 2012.
  • VÁGNEROVÁ, M.:. Psychopatologie pro pomáhající profese: Variabilita a patologie lidské psychiky. Praha: Portál, 1999. ISBN 80-7178-214-9.
  • VYKOPALOVÁ, H.:. Sociálně patologické jevy v současné společnosti. Olomouc: Právnická fakulta, Univerzita Palackého, 2001. ISBN 80-244-0337-4.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Social Pedagogy (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter