Urban, commercial and transportation geography [CInt A-L] (2012/2013)

Course code
4S02447
Name of lecturer
Paola Savi
Coordinator
Paola Savi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 25, 2013 al May 31, 2013.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Thursday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
Friday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  

Learning outcomes

Students will learn the theoretical and methodological bases of urban, commercial and transport geography. Theory will be supported by a number of case studies.

Syllabus

The urban transition: from the compact city to the urban sprawl
The urban functions and the inner structure of the city
The urban population
The urban networks
Transport and communications
The world economy and the development of trade exchanges
Analysis of case studies

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with open questions on specific topics.