Urban, commercial and transportation geography [CInt A-L] (2014/2015)

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
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2014 al Jan 10, 2015.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  

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
- Transport and communications
- The world economy and the development of trade exchanges
- Analysis of case studies
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BIBLIOGRAFIA
- Appunti e materiali scaricabili dalla piattaforma e-learning
- Dematteis G., Lanza C., Le città del mondo. Una geografia urbana, UTET, Torino, 2011 (capitoli 1,2,3,4,6,7).
- Dematteis G., Lanza C., Nano F., Vanolo A., Geografia dell’economia mondiale, UTET, Torino, 2010 (capitoli 2,3,8).
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Studenti non frequentanti:
- Dematteis G., Lanza C., Le città del mondo. Una geografia urbana, UTET, Torino, 2011
- Dematteis G., Lanza C., Nano F., Vanolo A., Geografia dell’economia mondiale, UTET, Torino, 2010 (capitoli 1,2,3,7,8).

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with open questions on specific topics