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Political Geography - JMMZ108
Anglický název: Political Geography
Zajišťuje: Katedra německých a rakouských studií (23-KNRS)
Fakulta: Fakulta sociálních věd
Platnost: od 2017
Semestr: letní
Body: 6
E-Kredity: 6
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:1/1 Zk [hodiny/týden]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (25)Rozvrh není zveřejněn, proto je tento údaj pouze informativní a může se ještě měnit.
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Poznámka: předmět je možno zapsat mimo plán
povolen pro zápis po webu
při zápisu přednost, je-li ve stud. plánu
Garant: Paul Bauer, Ph.D.
PhDr. Mgr. et Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
Soubory Komentář
stáhnout abulof_small_peoples.pdf Uriel Abulof: ‘‘Small Peoples’’ The Existential Uncertainty of Ethnonational Communities. International Studies Quarterly (2009) 53, 227-248
stáhnout Agnew.sovereignity.pdf
stáhnout andreas-border.PDF Peter Andreas: Border Games. Policing the U.S. Mexico Divide. Cornell University Press, 2001 (excerpt).
stáhnout auge.oil.sahara.pdf
stáhnout barnett-new-map.pdf Thomas P.M. Barnett: The Pentagon's New Map, Esquire, 2003
stáhnout billon-resource.pdf Philippe Le Billon: The Geopolitical economy of 'resource wars', Geopolitics, Volume 9, Number 1, March 2004 , pp. 1-28(28).
stáhnout bowman-geography.pdf Isiah Bowman: Geography or Geopolitics, in: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006.
stáhnout Brunet-Jailly.power.politics.PDF
stáhnout deBlij-demography.PDF Harm deBlij: Geography Matters, Oxford University Press, 2005, kapitola Future Demography of Human Population
stáhnout deBlij-russia.pdf Harm deBlij: Geography Matters, Oxford University Press, 2005, kapitola Russia: Trouble on the Eastern Front
stáhnout Dittmer_Popular_Culture_and_Geopolitics_Conclusion.pdf Dittmer, Jason, Popular Culture and Geopolitics : Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, USA, 2010, Conclusion
stáhnout Dittmer_Popular_Culture_and_Geopolitics_Popular_Culture_Geopolitics_and_Identity_Introduction.pdf Dittmer, Jason, Popular Culture and Geopolitics : Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, USA, 2010, Introduction
stáhnout Foucault.space.pdf
stáhnout gehl_lifebtnbuld.1.pdf Jan Gehl: Life Between Buildings. Using Public Space. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1987 (excerpt).
stáhnout Gehl_Melbourne_small.pdf Jan Gehl: Places for People. Melbourne, 2004. (project)
stáhnout geography12-1.ppt Presentation1_basic_concepts
stáhnout geography12-2.ppt Presentation2_geography_and_nation_state
stáhnout geography12-3.ppt Presentation3_geopolitics
stáhnout geography12-4.ppt Presentation4_bases_and_resources
stáhnout geography_13-5_urbanism.ppt Presentation_5_urbanism
stáhnout glassner-ecology.pdf Martin Ira Glassner: Political Geography, Wiley, New York, 2003. Chapter: The Politics of Ecology, Energy and Land Use.
stáhnout Gregoire.Uranium.Niger.pdf
stáhnout Harvey.neoliberalism.pdf
stáhnout haushofer-geopolitik.pdf Karl Haushofer (excerpts, from: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006).
stáhnout hausmann_Foreign Policy_prisoners_geography.pdf Ricardo Hausmann: Prisoners of Geography. Foreign Policy, January, 1999.
stáhnout huntington_clash.PDF Samuel Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations, in: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006.
stáhnout Lacoste.Sahara.pdf
stáhnout Lefebvre - State, Space, World.pdf
stáhnout mackinder-pivot.pdf Halford Mackinder (excerpts, from: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006).
stáhnout Maps_and_Politics_1_Cartography_as_Power.pdf Black, Jeremy, Maps and Politics, Reaktion Books, London, GBR, 2000
stáhnout mead-carter-foreign-policy.doc Walter Mead: The Carter Syndrome, Foreign Policy, April 2010
stáhnout (New Press Essential) Immanuel Wallerstein-The Essential Wallerstein-New Press, The (2000).pdf Immanuel Wallerstein: Essential Wallerstein, New Press, 2010, World System Analysis, pp. 129-149.
stáhnout Parot.outerborders.PDF
stáhnout philippe Bourmaud.nation building.middle-east.pdf
stáhnout said-ignorance.pdf Edward Said: Reply to Huntington, in: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006.
stáhnout scott-india-china.pdf Scott, David. "The Great Power ‘Great Game’ between India and China: ‘The Logic of Geography’" Geopolitics 13.1 (2008).
stáhnout soja - postmodern geographies.pdf
stáhnout Soja.LA..PDF
stáhnout the_challenge_of_slums-(2003).pdf UN: The Challenge of Slums, 2003, pp. 17-31.
stáhnout Wood-Limbo World.doc Graeme Wood: Limbo World, Foreign Policy, January-February 2010.
Anotace
Poslední úprava: NIGRIN (19.04.2010)

The Political Geography is presenting basic theoretical approaches to the relationships between the territorial and political, social and historical development and is trying to apply these concepts on the concrete locations and to highlight the area aspect of political and social disputes.

Literatura
Poslední úprava: NIGRIN (19.04.2010)

The Times concise atlas of the world. [kartografický dokument] London : Times Books, 2001.

GLASSNER, Martin Ira. Political geography. New York: Wiley, 1996.

BRADSHAW, Michael. World regional geography: the new global order. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

BUTLIN, R. A. - DODGSHON, R. A. (eds.) An historical geography of Europe. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998.

MARSH, William M. - GROSSA, John, Jr. Environmental geography: science, land use, and earth systems. New York: Wiley, 2005.

BLIJ, H. J. de - MULLER, Peter O. Physical geography of the global environment. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1993.

WARF, Barney: Encyclopedia of human geography. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2006.

HUNTINGTON, Samuel P. Střet civilizací: boj kultur a proměna světového řádu. Praha: Rybka Publishers, 2001.

Sylabus - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Mgr. et Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D. (04.04.2017)

Name: Political Geography

Lecturers: Kryštof Kozák, PhD. and Pauli Bauer, PhD.

 

Course description:

The course Political Geography has two principle objectives - first, to introduce general theoretical approaches regarding the relationship between territoriality and political, social and historical developments. Second, to apply these concepts in specific locations and highlight the spatial aspects of political and social controversies.

 

Requirements:

Active participation (10%)

Students are required do read the mandatory texts for each class and be prepared to answer questions related to it in the class. Repeated failures to answer questions in class will lower student’s score.

Newsletter (10%)

Once per semester, each student will prepare a recent news article relevant in terms of political geography and send it out the the class together with questions and related maps. Student preparing the newsletter will bring one or two related maps to the class to be shown from the projector. At the beginning of the class, the article will be discussed with special emphasis on political geography. 

 

Protocol to the texts presentation (10%)

What will be expected:

15 mn presentation:

-        A brief general presentation of the text: subject, date, author.

-        Situate the text in the social and political context, public debates, scientific fields, discipline, and approach.

-        Present the main bibliographical references used by the author. Try to determine the sources used by the authors (primary or secondary sources).

-        Present the argumentation and discuss it. Highlight the structure of the text

-        Highlight key lessons and main conclusion.

-        Limit of the text: point out the strengths and weaknesses.

-        Confront with the proposition of another author, another case study, research, texts.

 

Paper based on the texts presentation (20%)

Students will write a short paper about the chosen text. The paper shall follow the structure of the presentation.   Minimum length: 6400 characters with spaces.

Send the paper to Krystof Kozak (kozak@fsv.cuni.cz) if the text was covered in his classes or to Pauli Bauer (paulibauer@gmail.com) if the text was covered in his classes. 

Due date for the paper: June 5th, 2016. No late submissions accepted!

 

Final exam (50%):

Final exam will cover topics from classes, mandatory readings as well as student presentations.

 

 

 

Course program:

 

21.2. 2017

 

1. Introduction, course requirements, concept of geography, territoriality, political geography, human geography, physical geography

 

KK + PB

 

 

 

28.2.

 History of political geography

 

First maps, map projections, Jerusalem as center of the world, map orientation, administrative maps, military maps, navigation maps, sovereign state

 

Graeme Wood: Limbo World, Foreign Policy, January-February 2010.

 

Ricardo Hausmann: Prisoners of Geography. Foreign Policy, January, 1999.

 

KK

 

7.3.

Nation building: Vincent Gaultier

Newsletter: 

 Fukuyama, Francis. 2004. "State of the Union: Nation-Building 101," Atlantic Monthly, 239, January/February. text available at http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2004/01/nation-building-101/302862/http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2004/01/nation-building-101/302862/

 

Text presentation: 

 

Stephenson, Carolyn . "Nation Building." Beyond Intractability. Eds. Guy Burgess and Heidi Burgess. Conflict Information Consortium, University of Colorado, Boulder. Posted: January 2005 <http://www.beyondintractability.org/essay/nation-building>.

 

 PB

 

14.3. 

 History of geopolitics Suzana Nesom

Newletter: Laurène Clauss

 

First geopolitical concepts, classical geopolitics, imperialism, nation state, Ratzel, MacKinder, Mahan

 

Halford Mackinder, Karl Haushofer, Isaiah Bowman (excerpts, from: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006).

 

 

KK

 

 

21.3.

 

Sahara: ?

Newsletter ?

Yves Lacoste, "The Sahara: Geopolitical Perspectives and Illusions"

 

in Hérodote 2011/3 (No 142), pp.183-205.

 

Text presentation: 

 

Emmanuel Grégoire "Niger: A State Rich in Uranium", Hérodote 3/2011 (No 142). Pp. 206-225.

 

 PB

 

11.4.

Cold War, bipolar world, domino theory, Third World, critical geography, O Tuathail, Wallerstein - world system, center, periphery: Alexandre Lévesque

Newsletter: Tully Sarah

 

Cold War, bipolar world, domino theory, Third World, critical geography, O Tuathail, Wallerstein - world system, center, periphery

 

Dittmer, Jason, Popular Culture and Geopolitics : Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, USA, 2010, Introduction

 

 

Dittmer, Jason, Popular Culture and Geopolitics : Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, USA, 2010, Conclusion

 

Text presentation:  

Immanuel Wallerstein: Essential Wallerstein, New Press, 2010, World System Analysis, pp. 129-149.

 

 KK

 

18.4.

 

Borders and frontiers : ?

Newsletter: ?

John Agnew, "Sovereignty regimes: territoriality and State Authority in Contemporary World Politics", Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 95, 2005, pp.437-461

Text presentation: 

 

Jocelyn Parot, "Outer Borders, inner boundaries in Finland. The reconstructed Russian Border and the Changing Geography of memory", in Paul Bauer, Mathilde Darley (Eds), Border of the European Union: strategies of Crossing and Resistance, Prague: Cefres, pp.40-62.

Text presentation: 

 

 

 

PB

 

 

 

25.4.

 

Current geopolitical situation, realistic school, military expenditures, military bases Laurène Clauss

 

Newsletter: Alexandre Lévesque

 

Scott, David. "The Great Power ‘Great Game’ between India and China: ‘The Logic of Geography’" Geopolitics 13.1 (2008).

 

Text presentation: 

 

Emre Iseri: The US Grand Strategy and the Eurasian Heartland in the Twenty-First Century, Geopolitics 14.1 (2011). 

 

Text presentation: 

 

KK 

 

 

 

2.5.

 

Post modern Geographies Tully Sarah


Newsletter:

 

Edward Soja Post-modern geography: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory see, radical Thinkers, 2011. See article on Los Angeles.

 

Text presentation: 

 

David Harvey, "Neo-Liberalism as Creative Destruction », Geografiska Annaler. Series B, Human Geography, Vol. 88, No. 2, Geography and Power, the Power of Geography (2006), pp. 145-158.

 

Text presentation: 

 

PB

 

 

 

9.5.

 

Geopolitics of energy and environment

 


Newsletter: 

 

Martin Ira Glassner: Political Geography. The Politics of Ecology, Energy and Land Use. (chapter)

 

Philippe Le Billon: The Geopolitical economy of 'resource wars', Geopolitics, Volume 9, Number 1, March 2004 , pp. 1-28(28).

 

Text presentation: 

 

KK

 

 

 

16.5.

 

Newsletter:

 

Theory:

 

Henri Lefebvre, State, Space, World, selected essays, Neil Brenner and Stuart Elden (eds.); translated by Gerald Moore, Neil Brenner, and Stuart Elden. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c2009.

 

Text presentation: 

 

Michel Foucault, "Questions on Geography", in Jeremy W. Crampton and Sutart Elden (eds.), Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography, Georgia State University and Durham University: Ashgate, 2007, pp.174-182.

 

Text presentation: 

 

PB

 

 

 

Bonus readings: 

 

Demographic aspects of geography - population growth, urbanization, population density, biopolitics

 

Newsletter: 

 

Reading:

 

Harm deBlij: Geography Matters, Oxford University Press, 2005, kapitola Russia: Trouble on the Eastern Front

 

Text presentation: 

 

Harm deBlij: Geography Matters, Oxford University Press, 2005, kapitola Future Demography of Human Population

 

Text presentation: 

 

Recommended:

 

Russia´s demographic problem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y93ip0lMNJ8

 

Not recommended, but good to know it also exists: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysBJ5G4m67s

 

KK

 

 

 

 

Politics of urbanism, geography of modern city, slums, satellite villages, Paris, Brasília

 

Readings: Jan Gehl: Life Between Buildings. Using Public Space. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1987 (excerpt).

 

Text presentation: 

 

UN: The Challenge of Slums, 2003, pp. 17-31.

 

Text presentation: 

 

KK

 

 

 

 Recommended Literature:

 

The Times concise atlas of the world [kartografický dokument] London : Times Books, 2001 1 atlas (384 s.) : barev., [000212921] Signatura: H (přísně prezenčně)

Political geography / Martin Ira Glassner New York : Wiley, c1996 xii, 716 s. : il., mp. ; 26 cm., [000204495], PL-5127

World regional geography : the new global order / Michael Bradshaw Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2000, XVII, 622 s. : fot., mp., [000216665], DM-236

Environmental geography : science, land use, and earth systems / William M. Marsh, John Grossa, Jr., New York : Wiley, c2005, 455 s. : il., mapy ; 29 cm, [000393196], EK-2006

An historical geography of Europe / edited by R.A. Butlin and R.A. Dodgshon Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1998, xvi, 373 s. : il., mp. ; 26 cm., [000195014], DM-276

Physical geography of the global environment / H.J. de Blij, Peter O. Muller New York : John Wiley & Sons, 1993, 576 s. : il., mp., graf., fotogr., [000204106] EK-1183

 

 
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