MKR_ROVE Country Development

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
26/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Josef Kunc, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Markéta Novotná, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Zdeněk Šilhan, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petr Tonev, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Aneta Krajíčková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petr Tonev, Ph.D.
Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Ing. Iveta Suchomelová Vašíčková
Supplier department: Department of Regional Economics and Administration - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Fri 6. 3. 12:00–15:50 P403, Fri 3. 4. 12:00–15:50 P403, Fri 17. 4. 12:00–15:50 P403
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Contents of course Rural development represen basic economic, social, demographic, environmental and architectural knowledge of countryside. After introductionary definition of countryside studenta are acquainted with bacis statistical information of Czech countryside. Attention is also paid tu cultural values of countryside. Life environment is based on sustainable development of countryside and on importance of preservation and restauration of landscape. Follows au problems of lands revision and agricultural utilization of landscape. Basic possibilities of countryside restauration are characterized, too (Program of coutryside restauration). Students are also acknowledged with EU approaches, which emphasizes upgrading of environmental quality of coutryside (e.g. LEADER initiative). At the end of this course, students should be able to understand and solve relevant problem of rural development.
  • 1.Basic concepts (countryside, country space, country region and possible ways of countryside delimination).
  • 2.Country space and landscape form architectural and urbanistic point of views.
  • 3.Cultural values as one from factors, which forms country space.
  • 4.Possibilities od preservation, protection, regeneration and creation of cultural environment and cultural values of countryside.
  • 5.Economic aspects influencing rural development.
  • 6.Demographic development of countryside.
  • 7.Residential ufnction of countryside.
  • 8.Restoration of countryside.
  • 9.Countyside and live environment (landscape, restoration of landscape, protected areas, biodiverzity and sustainable development).
  • 10.Lands and lands revisions and arrangement.
  • 11.Multifunctional agriculture, forestry, countryside and tourism.
  • 12.Common agriculturalpolicy of EU.
  • 13.Supporting programmes of rural development.
    required literature
  • NUNVÁŘOVÁ, Svatava. Rozvoj venkova (Rural Development). Brno: Ekonomicko-správní fakulta, Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 212 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4314-5. info
  • PĚLUCHA, Martin. Venkov na prahu 21. století : venkov a jeho rozvoj na přelomu milénia, územní dopady znalostní ekonomiky na venkov, souvislosti vztahů měst a venkova v globalizované ekonomice. 1. vyd. Praha: Alfa nakladatelství, 2012. 319 s. ISBN 9788087197493. info
    recommended literature
  • BERNARD, Josef. Samospráva venkovských obcí a místní rozvoj. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2011. 236 s. ISBN 9788073302030. info
  • MAIER, Karel. Udržitelný rozvoj území. První vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2012. 253 stran. ISBN 9788024741987. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Hana and Dana FIALOVÁ. Transformace venkova : turismus jako forma rozvoje. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2014. 398 s. ISBN 9788073805371. info
  • The death and life of great American cities. Edited by Jane Jacobs. Vintage Books ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1992. 458 s. ISBN 067974195X. info
  • The economy of cities. Edited by Jane Jacobs. New York: Vintage books, 1969. 268 s. ISBN 039470584X. info
  • JACOBS, Jane. The nature of economies. New York: Vintage Books, 2000. x, 190. ISBN 0375702431. info
Teaching methods
education: lectures

Assessment methods
Written exam.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: tutoriál 12 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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