Social and Cultural Geography [Cognomi A-L]
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni) dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 12, 2016.
In the wider context of human geography, students will understand the theoretical and methodological bases of social and cultural geography and their value in educational field in the contemporary society.
Beginning from his/her own geographies, students will learn concepts, paradigms and method of geographic investigation.
The case study is focused on Western Africa.
Nature-culture and paradigms
Space, culture, society
Development and Indicators
Case study: Western Africa
Greiner A.L., Dematteis G., Lanza C., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Utet, Torino, NUOVA EDIZIONE 2016, chapters 1, 3, 5, 6, 10.
Gamberoni E., Pistocchi F., L’Africa occidentale. Ritratto di un’Africa che cambia, Bologna, Pàtron, 2013.
Written exam (open questions and multiple choice questions). The evaluation will consider: knowledge, ability to communicate in a clear way, proper use of geographical terminology, spelling and syntax.