Subject area: Human Geography, Environment and Landscape
Geography, Applied Geography.

Resp. Didattico: Azzari Margherita
Anno offerta: 2015/2016
Insegnamento: B016699 – GEOGRAFIA
Corso di studio: B074 – LINGUE E LETTERATURE EUROPEE E AMERICANE
Anno regolamento: 2014
CFU: 6
Settore: M-GGR/01
Tipo Attività: B – Caratterizzante
Anno corso: 2
Periodo: Secondo Semestre

The aim of this course is to introduce the main themes of human
geography and some tools in the acquisition of geographic information.
The course places emphasis on the global challenges of sustainable
development (social and environmental dynamics, use of resources,
environmental changes) and on the analysis of the landscape,
understood as the context within which human life takes place
determining it’s quality and as a resource for a local durable and
sustainable development.

A
– Greiner A. et al., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, UTET, 2012
– Greiner A.L., Visualizing Human Geography, Wiley, 2013
– Rubenstein J.et al., Introduction to Contemporary Geography, 2013
B- Bagliani M. et al., Politiche per l’ambiente, dalla natura al territorio,
UTET, 2011
– Magnaghi A., Il progetto locale. Verso la coscienza di luogo, Bollati
Boringhieri, 2011
– Christoff P. & Eckersley R., Globalization & the Environment, Rowman &
Littlefield, 2013
– Mulligan M., An introduction to sustainability, Routledge, 2015
Students attending (1 book of your own choice)
Students non attending (2 books of your own choice, one from each
group).

KNOWLEDGE: introduction to the main issues of concern for the human
geography

SKILLS: Introduction to techniques and tools, such as GIS, for the
acquisition and use of geographic information.

SKILLS ACQUIRED AT THE END OF THE COURSE: understanding the
concept of sustainable development, social and environmental dynamics
and their impact on quality of life, use of resources and transformations
of the landscape.

Lectures

Taken from: B019354 ENVIRONMENT AND LANDSCAPE GEOGRAPHY -CdL: B205
DESIGN OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SYSTEMS
PROGETTAZIONE DEI SISTEMI TURISTICI
The second part of the course ENVIRONMENT AND LANDSCAPE
GEOGRAPHY will be taken from: B013897 GIS PER L’ANALISI
DELL’AMBIENTE E DEL PAESAGGIO – CdL: B050 STUDI GEOGRAFICI ED
ANTROPOLOGICI

a midterm test and a final
written exam