Social and Cultural Geography [Cognomi M-Z] (2013/2014)

Course code
4S02383
Name of lecturer
Paola Savi
Coordinator
Paola Savi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem IA dal Oct 1, 2013 al Nov 17, 2013.

Lesson timetable

Sem IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  

Learning outcomes

Students will learn the theoretical and methodological bases of social and cultural geography as well as their applications in the educational field.
In the first part of the course, students will analyse, in particular, social changes in western cities as a consequence of the new geographical and economic scenarios emerging on the global scale. The second part will focalize on the environment, the cultural heritage and their exploitation in education.

Syllabus

Introduction to human geography
The theoretical bases of social geography
The empirical research: qualitative and quantitative methods.
Socio-spatial disparities on the urban scale
Case studies analysis: social and ethnic segregation in Italian cities
The problems of the environment and the environmental education
The cultural heritage: knowledge and education
Case studies analysis: territorial museums and education


Bibliografia

Studenti frequentanti
Appunti e materiali scaricabili dalla piattaforma e-learning
Loda M., Geografia sociale. Storia, teoria e metodi di ricerca, Carocci, Roma, 2008
Nardi Spiller C. e Savi P., La dimensione economica e territoriale dell’attività umana. Cultura, arte e intrattenimento, QuiEdit, Verona, 2010 (parte seconda)

Studenti non frequentanti:
Greiner A.L., Dematteis G., Lanza C., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Utet, Torino, 2012 (capitoli 1, 2, 3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 7,-9, 12)
Loda M., Geografia sociale. Storia, teoria e metodi di ricerca, Carocci, Roma, 2008
Nardi Spiller C e Savi P., La dimensione economica e territoriale

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam. The evaluation will consider: knowledge, ability to communicate in a clear way, proper use of geographical terminology, spelling and syntax.