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290118 VO Social Geography: Spatial Structures of Society (2017W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Diese Lehrveranstaltung wird letztmalig angeboten.

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 10.10. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 17.10. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 24.10. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 07.11. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 14.11. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 21.11. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 28.11. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518
Tuesday 05.12. 13:45 - 16:15 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

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, poststructuralisitic approaches, new cultural geography, social geography as a multi-paradigm-game.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final exam in writing with consideration of accompanying texts.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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.

Examination topics

Teacher-centered instructions, discussions, accompanying texts.

Reading list

Basistext: P. WEICHHART, 2008, Entwicklungslinien der Sozialgeographie. Von Hans Bobek bis Benno Werlen. - Stuttgart, (= Sozialgeographie kompakt, Band 1). (Hier finden sich alle weiteren Angaben zur verwendeten Literatur.)

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 7.1) (B11-3.2) (L2-b2, L2-b3, L2-b-zLV) (BA UF GW 19) (MA UF GW 02)

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