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Law and Social Sciences

Code 12086
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Ciências Sociais e Jurídicas
Entry requirements Not required.
Mode of delivery Theoretical and practical
Work placements not applicable
Learning outcomes SOCIAL SCIENCES: 1. Provide a basic understanding of the need and specificity of Social Sciences. 2. Provide a set of conceptual knowledge and tools in the social sciences that allow an objective interpretation of contemporary social reality; in particular a broad framework of problems related to the organization of work, and at the same time contribute to a critical reflection on the work organization.

JURIDICAL SCIENCES: 1 - Concepts and genesis of justice and law foundation. Promoting critical analysis and the problematization of the justice and law issues A) Mastering the fundamentals of the Law; B) Mastering the current law regarding the Constitutional Law, the Civil Law and Economic Law
1. Social Sciences
1.1 The importance of Social Sciences
1.2 The contribution of Social Sciences for the knowledge of reality
1.3 The interdisciplinary and specificity of Social Sciences
2. Industrial society
2.1 Contributions of the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution.
2.2 Welfare state and rise of the middle classes
2.3 The consumer society
3. Contemporary world
3.1 Globalisation
3.2. Perspectives on late modernity
3.3. Manufactured risks: the ecological question and climate change

I. Fundamental legal concepts
II. The legal norms
III. General theory of civil law
1. The main principles theory of civil law
2. The civil relationship
3. The legal transaction
IV. The rules of economic activities
Main Bibliography SOCIAL SCIENCES:
Bessa Ribeiro, Fernando ,Portela, José F. G. Globalizações, resistências e/ou alternativas: David frente a Golias? In Atas do IV Congresso Português de Sociologia
Costa, António Firmino, Rosário Mauritti, Susana da Cruz Martins, Fernando Luís Machado e João Ferreira de Almeida (2000), Classes Sociais na Europa. Sociologia, Problemas e Práticas, 34: 9-45.
Giddens, Anthony (2004), Sociologia, Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
Giddens, Anthony (1999), O Mundo na Era da Globalização, Editorial Presença.
Madureira Pinto, José, (2004) “Formação, tendências recentes e perspectivas de desenvolvimento da sociologia em Portugal”

MANUEL DE ALMEIDA RIBEIRO, Introdução ao Direito para as Ciências Sociais, Almedina, 2016
JOÃO CASTRO MENDES, Introdução ao Estudo do Direito, Pedro Ferreira Editor, 2011
OLIVEIRA ASCENSÃO, O Direito - Introdução e Teoria Geral, Almedina, 2005
EURICO HEITOR CONSCIÊNCIA, Breve Introdução ao Estudo do Direito, Almedina, 2012
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-06-21

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