Knowledge of the methodological and paradigmatic evolutionary path of economic-political geography. Territorial systems and regionalization processes. The distribution of needs and resources in a world that is only theoretically globalized and the competitive process created. Part of the program aims at the in-depth knowledge of a global social and economic phenomenon, tourism. We will then study the spatial evolution, the old and new tourist typologies useful for the territorial organization of the same. Socio-economic and cultural repercussions balanced with environmental sustainability. Responsible tourism and the rediscovery of identity as a value that can be spent in the multiscalarity of supply and demand. Competition between countries and policies implemented also by virtue of new technologies.
At the end of the course the student will have acquired:
(1) Knowledge and ability to understand: understand the processes that have contributed to the current configuration of social, economic and territorial relations of the countries of the world, thus allowing to outline the scenarios expected in the 21st century.
(2) Ability to apply knowledge and understanding: to frame the macro-sectors of the economy from which the important territorial integration and differentiation processes derive according to different scales, from local to global and vice versa.
(3) Autonomy of judgment: ability to analyze and interpret the existence of consolidated structures of the economy in the articulation of their activities dedicated to the production of goods and services and the survey of some economic and territorial phenomena.
(4) Communication skills: acquisition of a specific terminology related to the subject communicable through the types supported during the teaching period, written, oral and in conference mode.
(5) Learning skills: specific training in the economic-political geographic area, ability to criticize and relate to past and current modeling, ability to deepen the scope in an autonomous way.