This course is aimed at understanding the relationship between social and environmental dynamics, evaluating the use of the Earth by human societies; interpreting population distribution patterns and change, and analyzing cultural landscapes as a result of diffusion processes.
Prerequisites: Students must have taken and passed the exam for the introductory course - Introduction to the study of territory integrated in the course Introduction to the study of geography and history, for a total of 12 credits.
Course Content: The relationship between man/nature and environmental imbalances, economic activities and concepts of development, processes and demographic cycles, human mobility, and globalization.
A handbook to choose from:
GREINER A. L., DEMATTEIS G., LANZA C., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Utet 2012
- FELLMANN J.D., GETIS A., JETIS J., Geografia umana, Milano, McGraw-Hill, 2007-
- DE BLIJ H.J., MURPHY A.B.. Geografia umana. Cultura società spazio. Bologna, Zanichelli, u.e.
A text of your choice:
ANGELI A., SALVINI S., Popolazione e sviluppo nelle regioni del mondo, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2008.
MASSEY D., JESS P. , DELL’AGNESE E., Luoghi, culture e globalizzazione, Torino, Utet 2001.
A meeting will be requested of all students, in particular non-attending ones, in order to select the most appropriate choice.
Teaching methods: lectures with slide presentations focused on concepts and problems; with the possibility of conducting individual in-depth research on single issues.
oral exam, which will take account the assessment of individual in-depth research presented during the course.
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