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
Bianchetti A., Guaran A.(a cura di), Sguardi sul mondo. Letture di Geografia sociale, Bologna, Pàtron,2014.
Gamberoni E., Pistocchi F., L’Africa occidentale. Ritratto di un’Africa che cambia, Bologna, Pàtron, 2013.
Written exam. The evaluation will consider: knowledge, ability to communicate in a clear way, proper use of geographical terminology, spelling and syntax.
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