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Political Geography - JTM294
Anglický název: Political Geography
Zajišťuje: Katedra evropských studií (23-KZS)
Fakulta: Fakulta sociálních věd
Platnost: od 2019
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 (5)
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: PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
Paul Bauer, Ph.D.
Termíny zkoušek   Rozvrh   Nástěnka   
Soubory Komentář Kdo přidal
stáhnout abulof_small_peoples.pdf Uriel Abulof: ‘‘Small Peoples’’ The Existential Uncertainty of Ethnonational Communities. International Studies Quarterly (2009) 53, 227-248 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout andreas-border.PDF Peter Andreas: Border Games. Policing the U.S. Mexico Divide. Cornell University Press, 2001 (excerpt). PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout barnett-new-map.pdf Thomas P.M. Barnett: The Pentagon's New Map, Esquire, 2003 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout billon-resource.pdf Philippe Le Billon: The Geopolitical economy of 'resource wars', Geopolitics, Volume 9, Number 1, March 2004 , pp. 1-28(28). PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
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. PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout deBlij-demography.PDF Harm deBlij: Geography Matters, Oxford University Press, 2005, kapitola Future Demography of Human Population PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout deBlij-russia.pdf Harm deBlij: Geography Matters, Oxford University Press, 2005, kapitola Russia: Trouble on the Eastern Front PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
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 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
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 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout gehl_lifebtnbuld.1.pdf Jan Gehl: Life Between Buildings. Using Public Space. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1987 (excerpt). PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout Gehl_Melbourne_small.pdf Jan Gehl: Places for People. Melbourne, 2004. (project) PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout geography12-1.ppt Presentation1 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout geography12-2.ppt Presentation2 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout geography12-3.ppt Presentation3 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout geography12-4_resources_esa.ppt Presentation4_bases_and_resources PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout geography_13-5_urbanism_esa.ppt Presentation_5_urbanism PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout glassner-ecology.pdf Martin Ira Glassner: Political Geography, Wiley, New York, 2003. Chapter: The Politics of Ecology, Energy and Land Use. PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout haushofer-geopolitik.pdf Karl Haushofer (excerpts, from: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006). PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout hausmann_Foreign Policy_prisoners_geography.pdf Ricardo Hausmann: Prisoners of Geography. Foreign Policy, January, 1999. PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
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. PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout mackinder-pivot.pdf Halford Mackinder (excerpts, from: Gearóid Ó Tuathail, Simon Dalby and Paul Routledge: The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd Edition, Routledge, 2006). PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout Maps_and_Politics_1_Cartography_as_Power.pdf Black, Jeremy, Maps and Politics, Reaktion Books, London, GBR, 2000 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout mead-carter-foreign-policy.doc Walter Mead: The Carter Syndrome, Foreign Policy, April 2010 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
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. PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
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. PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout scott-india-china.pdf Scott, David. "The Great Power ‘Great Game’ between India and China: ‘The Logic of Geography’" Geopolitics 13.1 (2008). PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout the_challenge_of_slums-(2003).pdf UN: The Challenge of Slums, 2003, pp. 17-31. PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
stáhnout Wood-Limbo World.doc Graeme Wood: Limbo World, Foreign Policy, January-February 2010 PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D.
Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D. (15.01.2020)
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.
Cíl předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D. (15.01.2020)

The main goal of the course is to introduce key texts in the field of political geography and demonstrate their applicability to current affairs.

Metody výuky - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D. (15.01.2020)

Basic teaching method for the course is a thorough discussion of mandatory texts in the class.

Požadavky ke zkoušce - angličtina
Poslední úprava: PhDr. Mgr. Kryštof Kozák, Ph.D. (15.01.2020)

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. 

 

 

Final exam (50%):

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

 

  • 91% and more   =>            A
  • 81-90%             =>            B
  • 71-80%             =>            C
  • 61-70%             =>            D
  • 51-60%             =>            E
  • 0-50%                =>           F
Sylabus - angličtina
Poslední úprava: doc. PhDr. Jiří Vykoukal, CSc. (17.06.2019)

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, 2019. No late submissions accepted!

 

Final exam (50%):

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

 

 

 

Course program: 

19.2. 2018

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

KK + PB

 

26.2. 

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

 

5.3.

 Nation building:

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

 

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

 

12.3.

History of geopolitics

Newletter:

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

 

19.3.

Geopolitic of Sahara:

Newsletter: Niccoló Romano

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

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

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

Text presentation: Mailen Mindeguia

 PB

 

26.3

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

Newsletter: 

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

 

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

KK

 

2.4

Borders and frontiers

Newsletter: Ciarán Hehir

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

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.

PB

 

9.4.

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

Newsletter: 

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

Ciarán Hehir

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

KK 

 

16.4.

Post modern Geographies

Newsletter:

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

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.

PB

 

23.4

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).

KK 

 

30.4

Theories of critical political Geographies

Newsletter:

 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.

Faith

 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.

 PB

 

7.5

Newsletter:

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

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

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

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

 

14.5, no classes! 

 

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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