Human Geography (ERASMUS)
|Kod przedmiotu:||1900-ERASMUS-HGE||Kod Erasmus / ISCED:||07.1 / (0532) Nauki o ziemi|
|Nazwa przedmiotu:||Human Geography (ERASMUS)|
|Jednostka:||Wydział Geografii i Studiów Regionalnych|
Przedmioty dla studentów ERASMUSA
|Punkty ECTS i inne:||6.00|
The course intends to introduce students into the present –day discipline of human geography – showing the most important issues studied by human geographers as well as the main approaches developed within the discipline. It aims at encouraging students to think spatially and to develop critical thinking attitude towards global problems.
The course explains the fundamental geographical concepts, their historical background and present day meanings and presents the role of human geography within social sciences. It summarizes contemporary human geography approach to contemporary demographic, social, cultural and political issues
The course has been organized around 13 main themes, dealing with population, society and culture, economy, and power relations. The redefinition of global-local spatial relations is one of the leading threads within the majority of them. Critical perspectives on the most controversial issues are provided, including multiple voices on globalization and development, as well as the postcolonial theory impact on human geography.
There is an introductory part explaining the fundamental geographical concepts, their historical background and present day meanings and presenting the role of human geography within social sciences. Then follow the themes of population (including demographic transition, migration and urbanization) , environment perception and value, rural world and agriculture in the global North and the global South, urban structures and city spaces in the global perspective, intersections between space, class, ethnicity, and gender, manufacturing and services within space, changing ideas on development. The final part of the course is related to main research trends within the present day human geography and the human geography in Poland.
The course material consists of 13 Power Point presentations (available in pdf format) corresponding to the main course themes, and two main textbooks (available in the Department’s reading room):
1. Daniels P., Bradshaw M,. Shaw D., Sidaway J., An Introduction to Human Geography. Issues for the 21st century 3rd edition 2008, Pearson Education, (companion website: www.pearsoned.co.uk/daniels)
2. Knox P.L., Marston S., Places and Regions in Global Context. Human Geography 4th ed. 2010, Prentice Hall, New Jersey http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_knox_humangeo_4/47/12198/3122929.cw/index.html
Students have enhanced basic knowledge of social, cultural, political and economic geography of the world – with special attention to recent issues and processes and their spatial dimension. They know the new trends, approaches and perspectives within the discipline; They are able to analyse and understand spatial aspects of the world's contemporary problems.
|Metody i kryteria oceniania:||
A written final exam consisting of multiple choice as well as open questions, including interpretation of maps and graphs. The result corresponding to 60% of maximum score is expected in order to approve
Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2017/18" (zakończony)
|Okres:||2017-10-01 - 2018-01-26||
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|Koordynatorzy:||Bogumiła Lisocka-Jaegermann, Dariusz Woronko|
|Prowadzący grup:||Bogumiła Lisocka-Jaegermann|
|Lista studentów:||(nie masz dostępu)|
|Zaliczenie:||Zaliczenie na ocenę|
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski.