|Course Unit Code||118-0502/01|
|Number of ECTS Credits Allocated||5 ECTS credits|
|Type of Course Unit *||Choice-compulsory|
|Level of Course Unit *||First Cycle|
|Year of Study *|
|Semester when the Course Unit is delivered||Summer Semester|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-face|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Prerequisites and Co-Requisites ||Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester|
|Name of Lecturer(s)||Personal ID||Name|
|S1O70||RNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.|
|Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit|
|The course will equip students with the necessary knowledge of theoretical geography political geography, population geography, economic geography and regional geography including the current picture of particular states of the world, and, also, with the remarkable integration efforts. The aim of this subject is to exceed the range of the knowledges about social and economic weight of macroregions of the world and the most development countries. The next target is obtaining conception of general development of the world states, diversity central-periphery model of the world and possibilities to make a survey of living standard in a global scale.|
|1. Evolution of the Human Geography
Basic notes and natures of human geography, particular branch of human geography, historical development of geography and human geography, personality of the human geography.
2. Introduction to the Methodology in Human Geography
Techniques and methods.
3. Political Geography and Regional Approach
Changes on the political and economic world map. State and his basic signs and typology.
4. Introduction to Population Geography
Development of the world population, urban system and settlement.
5. Economic Development and Space Economy
Agriculture, industry and services.
6. The Czech Republic and geographic background
Location, social and economic characteristics of the state.
7. Core-periphery System of the World
Space patterns, regional disparities.
8. Quality of Life and Cooperation among States
United Nations and other international integrations, global, regional and local political organization.
|Recommended or Required Reading|
|FELLMANN, J. D., M. D. Bjelland, A. Getis and J. Getis. Human Geography: Landscapes of Human Activities. 12th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.|
|ŠOTKOVSKÝ, I. (2012). Socioekonomická geografie: prostředí lidské činnosti. Ostrava: VŠB – TU Ostrava. ISBN 978-80-248-2624-0.|
|FOUBERG, E., H., MURPHY, A., B., de BLIJ, H., J. Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture. 11th ed. New York: Wiley, 2015.
KNOX, P. L., MARSTON, S. A. Human Geography: Places and Regions in Global Context. 7th ed. London: Pearson Education, 2015.
RUBENSTEIN, James, M. The culture landscape: An Introduction to human geography: 12th ed. London: Pearson Education, 2016.
|HAMPL, M. Geografická organizace společnosti v České republice: transformační procesy a jejich obecný kontext. Praha: Přírodovědecká fakulta UK, 2005.
TOUŠEK, Václav a kol. Ekonomická a sociální geografie. Plzeň: Aleš Čeněk, 2008.
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|Tasks are not Defined|