Universität Wien FIND

290047 SE Bachelorseminar Human/Economic Geography: Global production networks - recycling in industry (2014S)

(auch für Lehramtsstudierende)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Preference will be given to students with positive exam in the course "Introduction to Economic Geography".

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 10.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 17.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 24.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 31.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 07.04. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 28.04. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 05.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 12.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 19.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 26.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 02.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 16.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 23.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 30.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Conceptual focus of the seminar is on global production networks. Final papers will pick up different aspects of global recycling networks.

Assessment and permitted materials

Credits for active participation and discussion (max 15), preparatory exercises (max 35), presentation (max 15), written paper (max 35). Minimum of 56/100 credits are required for positive examination.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will have to reflect critically on the distinctive features of global recycling networks in the seminar and will have to write a final paper on one actual theme discussed in the research field. Students are able (i) to demonstrate the advantages and disadvantages of using the GPN concept for analytical purpose, (ii) to find adequate literature on the theme and to summarize comparatively and critically main discussions, (iii) to present central discussion points in a concise way.

Examination topics

Compulsory reading of basic literature
Discussion of basic concepts in group
Studio for scientific writing / critical reading
Individual mentoring
Pecha-Kucha-Presentation

Reading list

Basic literature
Coe, N.M., Dicken, P. and M. Hess (2008): Global production networks: realizing the potential. Journal of Economic Geography 8, 271-295.
Crang, M., Hughes, A., Gregson, N., Norris, L. and F. Ahamed (2013): Rethinking governance and value in commodity chains through global recycling networks. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 38, 12-24.

Association in the course directory

(B11-7.1) (B07-7.1) (L2-b4, L2-b-zSE)

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