GY200 - Economy, Society and Space

The socio-economic forms of modernism. The social organisation of economic restructuring; changing working practices; social-spatial stratification and social exclusion in terms of gender, race class and sexuality; informal economies; globalisation and time-space compression; governance; the urban; migration; state-society relations. The course aims to: provide an introduction to contemporary social geography including current theoretical debates in human geography; provide a framework for understanding the inter-relatedness of economy and society, including in particular the spatiality of social and economic phenomena in contemporary societies, with emphasis on examples and theories derived from Europe, North and South American.

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