The corse explores how the life corse approach can be used to understand the development of the deviant careers. More specifically, the course focuses upon continuities and discontinuities in deviant behavior over time. The first part of the course is devoted to the analysis of the life course approach and its application to the study of the deviance. In the second part of the course we will analyse some researches on deviant careers. For a more detailed description of contents and reading list of the course, please see the Italian web page of the course. Student who do not speak Italian are requested to contact the teacher in advance.