Human Geography (p) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S000910
Name of lecturer
Sandra Vantini
Coordinator
Sandra Vantini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IIA dal Feb 22, 2016 al Apr 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Course Objectives
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.

Syllabus

Course Content: The relationship between man/nature and environmental imbalances, economic activities and concepts of development, processes and demographic cycles, human mobility, and globalization.

Textbooks:

A handbook to choose from:

- 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.
- GREINER A. L., DEMATTEIS G., LANZA C., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Utet 2012


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.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam: oral exam.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016