PřF:Z4044 Urban geography - Course Information
Z4044 Urban geographyFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
- Mgr. Ondřej Mulíček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Radim Lískovec (seminar tutor)
- Guaranteed by
- Mgr. Ondřej Mulíček, Ph.D.
Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Ondřej Mulíček, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Geography - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
- Tue 14:00–15:50 Z6,02006
- Timetable of Seminar Groups:
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 12/20, only registered: 0/20
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- Subject is focused on geographical exploration of urban issues. It gives an overview of urban theories and concepts, studies the urban development and provides the methods and techniques of urban analyses.
- Learning outcomes
- After completing the subject the student has:
- overview of the theoretical approaches to urban studies and urban structures
- understands urban development
- is familiar with the methods and procedures of urban research
- 1. Introduction to the urban geography, subject, development, approaches 2. Origin of cities, pre-industrial city - concepts&structures 3. Cities and industrial revolution, industrial city 4. Social ecology of the city 5. Post-industrial city - approaches, concepts and issues 6. Socialist city - spatial processes&structures 7. Post-socialist city - spatial transformation 8. Global city
- The urban geography reader. Edited by Nicholas R. Fyfe - Judith T. Kenny. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 2005. xii, 404. ISBN 0415307023. info
- PACIONE, Michael. Urban geography : a global perspective. London: Routledge, 2001. xliii, 663. ISBN 0-415-19195-5. info
- A companion to the city. Edited by Gary Bridge - Sophie Watson. 1st publ. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000. xiv, 640 s. ISBN 0-631-21052-0. info
- CADWALLADER, Martin. Urban geography :an analytical approach. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1996. ix, 406 s. ISBN 0-13-341637-2. info
- KNOX, Paul L. Urban social geography : an introduction. 3rd ed. Essex: Longman, 1996. x, 350. ISBN 0582229375. info
- MUSIL, Jiří. Sociologie soudobého města. Vyd. 1. Praha: Nakladatelství Svoboda, 1967. 320 s. info
- Teaching methods
- lectures, team work and class discussions, homework and readings
- Assessment methods
- colloquium (oral form), considering independent work during lessons
Present form: colloquium (oral form) - discussion
Distant form: colloquium (oral form) via MS Teams - discussion
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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