Introduction to the major topics of human geography.
Introduction to the understanding of logical- theoretical processes that characterize the geographical thought.
Presentation of the links and interaction between socio - cultural and ecological systems.
Introduction to the history and characteristics of globalization.
The module (102 048) of Geography is an introductory course to the general principles of the discipline and is organized to investigate and interpret the logical-semantic structures at the base of the 'geographical thought'.
The module will be divided into 11 themes: i) introduction to human geography; ii) geography and environment; iii) population and demography; iv) ethnic groups, languages and religions; v) cultural geography and globalization; vi) geography of development; vii) agriculture geography; viii) the geography of industry and services; ix) movement and networks; x) urban geography; xi) political geography.
Greiner A.L., Dematteis G., Lanza C., 2016, Seconda Edizione (*) Geografia umana, un approccio visuale, UTET Università.
Macchi Janica G. 2015, Geografia del post-umano: linguaggio e separazione, North Charleston, SC, Createspace.
The module is organized in lectures, during which will be granted enough time to discuss and exchange on different topics covered in class. It is highly recommended to proceed with the reading of the materials listed below before each lesson units.
Also it is encouraged to consult additional texts and identification in the press news and information related to the topics covered. Given the nature of the course, the class attendance is considered essential.
The exam will be divided into two parts: a written test that aims to evaluate the study and understanding of the concepts covered in class and learned in textbooks. During the lessons some examples of the type of questions will be provided to ensure a better level of preparation for the written test. This first part will be followed where necessary by a final interview which will aim to assess the student's ability to connect critical ideas and concepts to the topics covered in class.