Political Geography

Objectives

a) To acquire basic knowledge over methods, approaches and concepts of Political Geography
b) To understand the relation between Territory and Politics at different scales: from local to Global
c) To understand the meaning of geographical representations for the political issues
d) To be able to comment political questions under a political geography perspective
e) To identify geographical representations where political discourse is concerned
f) To apply the discipline main concepts and methods in the context of professional activity

 

General characterization

Code

711041058

Credits

6.0

Responsible teacher

José Manuel Rodrigues Lúcio

Hours

Weekly - 4

Total - 168

Teaching language

Portuguese

Prerequisites

not applicable

Bibliography

Available soon

Teaching method

Theoretical and practical classes. The students have several opportunities to participate in the discussions during classes.

Evaluation method

Group Work(30%), Test(65%), assiduity(5%)

Subject matter

I. Political Geography: concepts and theories
II. Nation and State
III. Geopolitics: main theories and representative authors
IV. Space Crisis
V. Geography, Geopolitics and War
VI. Some Political Geography questions for the 21st century
VII. Nation, Nationalisms and Citizenship
VIII. New Social Movements

 

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