Society and Environment
The module provides an introduction to contemporary theories in Human Geography. It covers key concepts relevant to different branches of the discipline including Population Geography, Urban Geography, Environmental Geography and Economic Geography and their application to society and environment relations. Key global challenges of socio-spatial inequality, and the climate and ecological crisis are covered in addition to varying responses to these challenges.
Describe and evaluate key theories in human geography and their insights into environment-society relations.
Explain human impacts on environment in particular the global climate and ecological crisis
Discuss key concepts in population geography and their insights into society and environment
Describe key concepts in economic geography and their insights into society and environment
Describe key concepts in urban geography and their insights into society and environment
Explain environmental, social and economic contexts of land-use and environmental conflicts