GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBALIZATION

Academic Year 2019/2020 - 2° Year

Course Structure

Frontal lectures, interactive lectures, presentations and seminars


Detailed Course Content

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


Textbook Information

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

Further reading:

2 – X. Ren and R.Keil (eds). The Globalising Cities Reader, London: Routledge, 2017
3 - F. Moulaert, A. Rodríguez and E. Swyngedouw (eds). The Globalized City: Economic Restructuring and Social Polarization in European Cities, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003