Course: Fundamentals of Social Geography

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Course title Fundamentals of Social Geography
Course code KGEO/P227
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Anděl Jiří, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The course if focused on presentation of basic information about social geography, its position in geographical science and methods of research. It makes clear the basic terms, principles of distribution of socio-geographic phenomena and relations inside the socio-geographic systems. Theoretic problems solved by the course are the socio-geographic regionalization (nodes v. periphery) and recognition of hierarchical systems. The important part of the course is represented by improvement of practical skills.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • ANDĚL, J.: Kulturní geografie. Pedagogická fakulta UJEP: Ústí n.L., 1998..
  • DE BLIJ, H. J.: Human Geography. Culture, Society, and Space. John Wiley Sons, Inc.: New York, Chichester, 1996..
  • HAMPL, M. a kol.: Geografická organizace společnosti a transformační procesy v České republice. PřF UK: Praha, 1996..
  • NORTON, W.: Human Geography. University Press: Oxford, 2004..

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