Space, territory and risk perception
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
M-GGR/02 - ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
2° periodo lezioni - GEM (aprile/maggio), 2° periodo lezioni - GEM (febbraio/aprile)
The course will provide the concepts and methods which are necessary for the understanding of space articulation, of the processes of territorialization that organize it and of the cultural landscapes that dwell on it, with special emphasis on risk perception and risk evaluation, and on the possible re-sponses to states of emergency.
Prerequisites and basic notions
Knowledge of the basics of geography. However, some concepts will be taken up again during the course.
The course aims to provide students with the main conceptual and methodological tools of economic and political geography. It starts with providing a basic knowledge of the concepts and keywords of Economic and Political Geography (urban geography, globalization, economic development and growth, political factors - internal and international - that hinder economic development). The fundamental objective of the course is to provide knowledge relating to the main geo-economic and geopolitical dynamics, useful for understanding the importance of the geographical dimension in the study of International Relations. Program: The basic concepts of economic and political geography The city Spatial models Geography, environment and development theories Globalization and world-system theory Sustainable development. Scenarios and geopolitical changes. Analysis of case studies
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Lectures with the use of synthetic support material (slides) and / or distance learning, in line with the University provisions in force from time to time Presentation of case studies The didactic material presented during the lessons will be made available on the e- learning in conjunction with the development of the topics covered.
Learning assessment procedures
The exam includes a written test, consisting of questions relating to the topics contained in the program. Each answer is associated with a score expressed in 30ths. For those attending, the questions will focus on the manual, on the in-depth analysis of the individual topics and on the case studies dealt with in the classroom and made available via the e-learning platform. For non-attending students, the questions will focus on the manual and on the in-depth text suggested in the program and on the material made available through the e-learning platform. For both the written test is aimed at ascertaining the knowledge of the topics in the program. In addition to the course contents, clarity of presentation, mastery of the geographical lexicon and spelling and syntactic correctness will also be evaluated.
Ability to organize knowledge of the discipline and competence in the use of specific vocabulary.
Criteria for the composition of the final grade
vote out of thirty