ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY

Anno accademico 2017/2018 - 2° anno

Prerequisiti richiesti

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    No particular knowledge is required to attend the course

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    No particular knowledge is required to attend the course


Frequenza lezioni

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    Attendance to lecture is compulsory. Up to 30% of classes can be missed. Up to 50% for students who have been recognised the status of 'working student'

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    Attendance to lecture is compulsory. Up to 30% of classes can be missed. Up to 50% for students who have been recognised the status of 'working student'


Contenuti del corso

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    Globalization as a material phenomenon and as a political project, the new global interconnections, globalization and the creation of new tensions and divisions as well as new forms of integration.

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    Particular emphasis is given to the analysis of the relationship between cities and globalization. The module tackles questions regarding cities considered both as actors of globalization and places where globalization takes place.


Testi di riferimento

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    1 - U.Rossi and A.Vanolo. Urban Political Geography. A Global Perspective. London: Sage, 2012

    2 - N. Brenner and R. Keil. “The Global City Reader”. London: Routledge, 2006
    3 - F. Moulaert, A. Rodríguez and E. Swyngedouw. “The Globalized City: Economic Restructuring and Social Polarization in European Cities” / edited by. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    1 - U.Rossi and A.Vanolo. Urban Political Geography. A Global Perspective. London: Sage, 2012

    2 - N. Brenner and R. Keil. “The Global City Reader”. London: Routledge, 2006
    3 - F. Moulaert, A. Rodríguez and E. Swyngedouw. “The Globalized City: Economic Restructuring and Social Polarization in European Cities” / edited by. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003


Programmazione del corso

POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE
 *ArgomentiRiferimenti testi
1*POLITICS AS CONTESTATION U.Rossi and A.Vanolo. Urban Political Geography. A Global Perspective. London: Sage, 2012, pp.129-178 
GLOBALISED SPACES
 *ArgomentiRiferimenti testi
1*POLITICS AS REPRESENTATIONU.Rossi and A.Vanolo. Urban Political Geography. A Global Perspective. London: Sage, 2012, pp. 23-68  
2*URBAN NEOLIBERALISMU.Rossi and A.Vanolo. Urban Political Geography. A Global Perspective. London: Sage, 2012, pp. 69-102 
3 URBAN GEOPOLITICSU.Rossi and A.Vanolo. Urban Political Geography. A Global Perspective. London: Sage, 2012, 103-128 
* Conoscenze minime irrinunciabili per il superamento dell'esame.

N.B. La conoscenza degli argomenti contrassegnati con l'asterisco è condizione necessaria ma non sufficiente per il superamento dell'esame. Rispondere in maniera sufficiente o anche più che sufficiente alle domande su tali argomenti non assicura, pertanto, il superamento dell'esame.

VERIFICA DELL'APPRENDIMENTO

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    Written exam at the end of the course

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    Written exam at the end of the course


Prove in itinere

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    One progress test during the course

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    One progress test during the course


Prove di fine corso

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    Students at the end of the course will have 3 hours to write the answers to two open questions.

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    Students at the end of the course will have 3 hours to write the answers to two open questions.


Esempi di domande e/o esercizi frequenti

  • POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ORGANISATION OF SPACE

    Example of exam question

    Trace, providing examples, the main characteristics of urban neoliberalism.

  • GLOBALISED SPACES

    Example of exam question

    Explain what is meant by ‘politics of fear’ and to what extent this represents a powerful force behind socio-spatial transformations.