Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

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Course of 5-year Single Cycle Master's Degree Programme on GIURISPRUDENZA
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First Semester
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Course description

The course introduces to an overview of the fundamental principles and basic institutions of italian social security law. It's focused on the core of social security rights (such as Naspi). At the end of the course, students will fully understand the core value context of social reforms and the related issues.
Expected learning results:
- Knowledge and understanding: the student must have the ability to understand the evolution and the normative aspects of Social Security system. Considering, in particular, the reforms in the field.
- Applying knowledge and understanding: the student, through the study of the case law, must have the ability to understand the work dynamics inside the labour and social security market.
- Making judgments: the student must have the ability to judge the Italian policies aimed at balance the rights of the workers and of the market efficiency, through the critical analyze of social policies.
- Communication skills : the student must have able to communicate the main content of legal institute, through the use of technical-juridical language.
- Learning skills: he student must have able to refer the legal provisions.


Knowledge of the main institutions relating to civil and public law and of labour law.


Social Security Law: The national social security system.
The national social security system ( distributive justice, conditionality, the notion of social security, 20 h)
Family protection (basic income, citizen income, 18 h).
Protection against unemployment (unemployment, social insurance, 10 h) .

Teaching Methods

The course is organized in traditional frontal classes.

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S. Renga, NASpi e Dis-Coll: principio di solidarietà versus principio assicurativo, in DIRITTI LAVORI MERCATI, 2018, 3, pp. 469 – 490;
R. Casillo, Reddito di inclusione e figure affini: una prospettiva di diritto della sicurezza sociale, in DIRITTI LAVORI MERCATI, 2018, 3, pp. 491 – 522;
F. Ravelli, Condizionalità e “merito” nel sistema di sicurezza sociale, in DIRITTI LAVORI MERCATI, 2018, 3, pp. 586-603
R. Casillo, Il reddito di cittadinanza nel d.l. 28 gennaio 2019 n. 4: precedenti, luci e ombre, in RDSS, 2019, 510;
The teaching material will be provided by the professor during the classes or, for those who do not normally follow the lectures, on demand by mail.

Learning assessment

The final assessment is based on an oral interview, in less than 30 minutes, in which the student - in answer to questions about three general themes discussed in the course - is called to illustrate critically the functioning of the social security law. The student, through the interview, must show that he or she is properly orientated in the labour law system and seizes the distinctive background elements of tihis. The final vote, minimum 18/30 maximum 30/30 cum laude, will take into account: a) the clarity and the order of the exhibition; B) the ownership of the language; C) the systematic reasoning capacity.

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