Applied Geography (2012/2013)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00768
Name of lecturer
Paola Savi
Coordinator
Paola Savi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-GGR/02 - ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 25, 2013 al Apr 21, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi A  
Wednesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi B  
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi A  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide a series of theoretical and methodological tools to analyse different territorial systems. The theoretical analysis will be supported by a number of case studies.

Syllabus

Applied Geography versus Economic Geography
Globalization and spatial disparities
The location of economic activities
The city: functions and urban land use
Human action and the natural environment
Territorial policies
Case studies

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Dematteis G., Lanza C., Nano F., Vanolo A. Geografia dell'economia mondiale UTET 2010

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination