Social Geography

Social Geography

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 45

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 15

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Ilc Klun Mojca, prof. dr. Zupančič Jernej

• The place of social geography within geography and the working fields. Terminology and methods.
• Development of social geography: different schools.
• Social stratification: classes, strata, groups and communities.
• Formation of social groups: social, local and interest conditionality.
• Social space: forms, characteristics, structure and functions of space. The attitudes of people to space.
• Human collective and spatial behavior.
• Basic functions (living, work, care, education, recreation, communication, social life, political engagement) and their spatial and social effects.
• Time-space organization of people and action range of social groups.
• Intra-group and inter-group relations and processes.
• Socio-geographical transformation (the case of Slovenia).