Social geography (2013/2014)

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Emanuela Gamberoni
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
Modulo della prof.ssa Savi 3 Sem. 1A Paola Savi
Modulo della prof.ssa Gamberoni 3 Sem. 1A Emanuela Gamberoni

Learning outcomes

The course will provide the theoretical and methodological bases of the discipline and analyze some important issues of contemporary social geography, such as the spatial impact of globalization, the social transformation of urban space, the effects of social and migration dynamics in Italian and African territories. The theoretical analysis will be supported by case studies, in particular on the knowledge of West Africa.


The theoretical bases and the methodologies of social geography
The economic and social transformations of urban space
The cultural and social factors in the construction of territories and migrations spaces
Case studies

Lombardi d. (a cura di), Geografia sociale, Bologna, Pàtron,2006.
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.

Teaching aids
Title Format (Language, Size, Publication date)
FALL  pdfpdf (it, 475 KB, 22/10/13)
FALL-GAMBERONI  pdfpdf (it, 19101 KB, 22/10/13)
FALL-GAMBERONI-MANDELLI  pdfpdf (it, 717 KB, 22/10/13)