GEOPOLITICS

Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali GEOPOLITICS

1212100114
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
EQF6
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2022/2023

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
SPRING SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
640LESSONS
Objectives
THIS COURSE AIMS TO PROVIDE THE STUDENTS WITH CONCEPTS AND TOOLS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE COMPLEX MOSAIC THAT COMPOSES THE CURRENT ORGANIZATION OF THE TERRITORY. PARTICULAR ATTENTION WILL BE GIVEN TO THE STRONG GEO-ECONOMIC AND GEO-POLITICAL INTERDEPENDENCIES ESTABLISHED BETWEEN THE COUNTRIES AND THE REGIONS OF THE WORLD, FROM WHICH IMPORTANT PROCESSES OF INTEGRATION BUT ALSO STRIKING DIFFERENCES IN LEVELS OF DEVELOPMENT DERIVE.
THE STUDENTS WILL KNOW THE TOOLS OF GEOGRAPHY TO INTERPRET AND CRITICALLY UNDERSTAND THE GEO-ECONOMIC EVENTS.
THE STUDENTS WILL ACQUIRE THE ABILITY TO ILLUSTRATE THE THEORETICAL PROBLEMS OF THE DISCIPLINE WITH PROPERTIES OF LANGUAGE AND EXTENSIVE EXAMPLES AND THE ABILITY TO CONNECT THE ACQUIRED GEOGRAPHICAL COMPETENCES WITH THE SKILLS LEARNED IN OTHER DISCIPLINES.
Prerequisites
NO ONE.
Contents
OBJECTIVES AND METHODS OF GEOGRAPHY; KEY CONCEPTS OF THE DISCIPLINE; POPULATION AND TERRITORY (LESSONS, 6H). THE TERRITORIAL ORGANIZATION OF AGRICULTURAL SPACES (LEZIONI, 6H). SPATIAL LOGICS AND EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS OF THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY (LEZIONI, 8H). TERTIARY SECTOR AND TERRITORY; THE URBAN QUESTION; THE ECONOMIC AND TERRITORIAL DISPARITIES AND THE ELEMENTS OF THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OF THE TERRITORIES (LEZIONI, 8H). GEOPOLITICS: DEFINITION AND METHODS; MAIN THEORIES OF CLASSICAL GEOPOLITICS; GEOPOLITICS OF RESOURCES (LEZIONI, 6H). THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUESTION: A SYSTEMIC READING. THE EVOLUTION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMANS AND THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM. CONCEPTS AND TOOLS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES (LEZIONI, 6H).
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE CONSISTS OF 40 HOURS OF FRONTAL LESSONS. THE TEACHER'S EXPOSURE WILL BE SUPPORTED BY SLIDES.
Verification of learning
THE EVALUATION WILL TAKE PLACE THROUGH A FINAL ORAL EXAMINATION, AIMED AT VERIFYING THE ACQUIRED GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS AND THE ABILITY TO CRITICALLY ANALYZE WITH LANGUAGE PROPERTIES AND WITH EXHAUSTIVE EXAMPLES, FACTS AND POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS AT DIFFERENT TERRITORIAL SCALES.
Texts
1) MORELLI P., GEOGRAFIA ECONOMICA, MC GRAW-HILL, 2010
2) JEAN C., (2012), “GEOPOLITICA DEL MONDO CONTEMPORANEO”, BARI, LATERZA.
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