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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Europe of Regions - MZ340P22
Title: Evropa regionů
Czech title: Evropa regionů
Guaranteed by: Department of Social Geography and Regional Develop. (31-340)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: 80
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Guarantor: RNDr. Jiří Tomeš, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): RNDr. Jiří Tomeš, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: RNDr. Helena Janů (23.09.2009)
To provide specific view on the geography of Europe. The main stress is posed to regional development and differentiation of European Union. Analytical approach to comparison of regional disparities in Western European and Middle-East European countries.
Literature - Czech
Last update: RNDr. Jiří Tomeš, Ph.D. (12.11.2014)

Literatura základní: 

CLOUT, H.D. (1987): Regional Development in Europe, third edition, David Fulton Publishers, London.
COLE, J. & COLE, F. (1997): A Geography of The European Union, second edition, Routledge, London and New York.
MINSHULL, G.N. (1999): The New Europe into the 21st Century, revised and updated by M.J. Dawson, Hodder & Stoughton. 
Portrait of The Regions, Vol. I - V

Literatura doporučená a statistické zdroje: 
ADAMS, N., ALDEN, J. (2006):  Regional Development and Spatial Planning in an Enlarged European Union. Ashgate.

CRESCENTI, R., RODRIGUEZ-POSE (2011): Innovation and Regional Growthg in the European Union. Springer.

FISCHER, M.,M., NIJKAMP, P. eds. (2014): Handbook of Regional Science. Springer.

GORZELAK, G., BACHTLER, J., SMETKOWSKI, M. (2010): Regional Development in Central and Eastern Europe:  Development Processes and Policy Challenges, New York Routledge

OSTERGEN, Robert, C., LE BOSSÉ, Mathias (2011): The Europeans: A Geography of People, Culture and Environment. 2nd edition, Taylor Francis.

PINDER, David, Ed. (1998): The New Europe, Economy, Society & Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 

Periodic report on the social and economic situation and development of the regions in the Community (7 reports) 
Statistical Yearbook, Eurostat
Eurostat Databases

Dissemination Database

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: RNDr. Jiří Tomeš, Ph.D. (10.11.2014)

Podmínky pro udělení zápočtu: seminární práce na určené či zvolené téma na základě zahraničního odborného článku. Podmínky pro splnění zkoušky: přijatá seminární práce, ústní zkouška na téma regionální diferenciace Evropy, resp. Evropské unie, výborná znalost regionální problematiky evropského státu podle vlastního výběru.

Syllabus -
Last update: RNDr. Helena Janů (23.09.2009)

1. European regions in context of European integration

2. Regional (administrative) division of Europe, System NUTS

3. Geodemographic development i regional perspective

4. Regional disparities in wealth, production (GDP and income)

5. Regional disparities in labour force, structure of employment

6. Regional disparities in unemployment

7. Problem regions in EU and regional policy

Regional development in new members and other Western Europen Countries

8. Scandinavia

9. Austria and Switzerland

Regional development in associated countries

10. Poland and Hungary

11. Czechia and Slovakia

12. Balkan

13. Evaluation of recent trends, some aspects of perspective integration to the EU

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