Basics of social geography
Type: For the choice of university
Department: economic and social geography
Aim: form the students’ socio-geographical system of scientific knowledge.
Tasks: introduce the theoretical and methodological foundations of social geography, the historical development of science,content of modern social geography.
After doing the course a student has to:
know: interpretation of the object and the subject of social geography , place in the sciences, the structure of social geography;
historical and geographical features of the formation of social geography in the world and Ukraine ;
concepts and terminology of social geography;
nature of genetic, structural laws, laws compliance and operation;
the essence of environmental, geo-economic, geo demosocial, geopolitical concepts and theories;
essence and using peculiarities of philosophical , common scientific and specific scientific methods of research in social geography.
be able to: explain the subject field of Social Geography study;
give a description of specific objects based on the deployment of the category “territory”;
use geo-environmental, geo-economic, geo-demosocial, geopolitical concepts and theories to characterize areas;
orientate in the stream of social and geographical information.