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GEO-ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (600SP - 2017)

Periodo 
Secondo semestre
Crediti 
9
Durata 
40
SSD 
M-GGR/02
TAF 
Affine/Integrativa
Syllabus 
Lingua insegnamento 

INGLESE

Obiettivi formativi 

The course proposed furnishing students with the tools needed for a critical reading of the main events that govern world politics.

Prerequisiti 

Basic notions of the Economy, History, Politcal Geography and Macro-Economics.

Contenuti 

The course is divided into two parts. The first takes into consideration the evolution of the theoretical concepts relative to the Geography of Under Deveolpment. The second part concentrates on the principal themes that govern global dialectics, such as demography, environmental problems, regional conflicts and imbalances, linking them to the economic cycle under way. Case studies of exam'ple realities of current wold dynamics will be include.

Metodi didattici 

Lectures and projections of relevant films.

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento 

Students must draft an essay which will be discussed in class, on a topic of the course to be defined with the professor. The examination includes an oral test on the notes plus the contents of the essay.

Altre informazioni 

Attendance is obligatory Students not attending the course for reasons related to internship, Erasmus etc.., must contact the professor to define the title of an essay to present before the exam and furnish adequate documentation.

Testi di riferimento 

J.D. Sachs, "The Age of the Sustainable Development", Columbia University Press, 2015; C.H. Hedges, "Death of the Liberal Class", Nation Books, New York, 2012; F. Bourguignon, "The Globalisation of Inequality", Princeton, 2015.