Social and Cultural Geography [Cognomi A-L] (2013/2014)

Course code
4S02383
Name of lecturer
Emanuela Gamberoni
Coordinator
Emanuela Gamberoni
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 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  
Wednesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.1  

Learning outcomes

In the wider context of human geography, students will learn the theoretical and methodological bases of social and cultural geography and understand their value in educational field. In the first part of the course, concepts, paradigms and method of geographic investigation will be analyzed. The second part is focused on Western Africa as case study.

Syllabus

Introduction to human geography
The elements of the geographic space
The theoretical bases of social and cultural geography
Migrations
Social spaces, groups, religions
Development and indicators
Case study: Western Africa

Bibliography

Attending students
Lessons notes.
Gamberoni E., Pistocchi F., L’Africa occidentale. Ritratto di un’Africa che cambia, Bologna, Pàtron, 2013.


Non attending students
Greiner A.L., Dematteis G., Lanza C., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Utet, Torino, 2012 (chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 10).
Gamberoni E., Pistocchi F., L’Africa occidentale. Ritratto di un’Africa che cambia, Bologna, Pàtron, 2013.

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.