Course: Seminar in Geography of Industry

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Course title Seminar in Geography of Industry
Course code KGG/DSEGP
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Szczyrba Zdeněk, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
On case studies contemporary branch-spatial structure of world industry is documented including localization strategies of industrial investments. In form of individual project "Influence of industrialization on spatial development of cities and region" relation between industrialization and urbanization is documented.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Projection (static, dynamic)
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
In seminar students will be acquainted with position of industry in sectoral structure of national economy in context of contemporary globalization tendencies on background of development phases of industrialization process.
Explain relations in geography of industry, deepen active knowledge.
Knowledge within the scope compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Dialog, Seminar Work

Elaboration of seminar work.
Recommended literature
  • Cihelková, E. et al. (2000). Světová ekonomika : základní rysy a tendence vývoje. Praha: Vysoká škola ekonomická.
  • Dicken, P. (2007). Global shift: mapping the changing contours of the world economy. 5th ed. Sage.
  • Harrington, J. W., Warf, B. (1995). Industrial Location : Principles, Practice and Policy. London: Routledge.
  • Hawken, P., Lovins, A. B., Lovins, L. H. (2004). Přírodní kapitalismus : jak se rodí další průmyslová revoluce. Praha: Mladá fronta.
  • Moldan, B. (2001). Ekologická dimenze udržitelného rozvoje.. Praha: Karolinum.
  • Müller, K. (2002). Industriální zdroje, ekonomický růst a sociální změna. Praha: SLON.
  • Rock, M. T., Angel, D. P. (2005). Industrial Transformation in the Developing World. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Rychlíková, B. (1994). Průmysl a životní prostředí. Ostrava: PdF OU.

Study plans that include the course
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