Universität Wien FIND

290118 VU Social Geography: Spatial Structures of Society (2007W)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Di 17:00-18:00 und Mi 13:00-14:30 pktl. Hs. 5A d. Inst.;


Language: German



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Aims, contents and method of the course

Course graduates shall be able to apprehend and articulate the pivotal lines of development in social geography and its specific position in the structure of social sciences. They shall be qualified to present and explain the spatiality of social processes and structures and apply the issue of the "relationship between meaning and matter" - being a characteristic feature of social geography - to tangible empirical analyses. Topics of the syllabus are: Hans Bobek as founding father of social geography, social geography - the "geographers' re-invention of sociology?" - classical macro-analysis of spatial structures in society, a survey of micro-analytical approaches in social geography, tangible issues and empirical examples of behavioural geography, action theoretical approaches and social theories.

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(Lb2, Lb3, Lb-zLV)

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