Methodology of Regional Geographical Research (2013D12I3)

  • Level of study PhD academic studies
  • Teacher: Ph.D. Mirjana Gajić
  • Subject status: elective
  • ECTS: 8
  • Semester: II
  • Number of classes: 4

The objective of the course is to familiarize students with the theoretical and methodological basics of regional geographic research.

Training of students for research of geographical regions and team work on multidisciplinary projects in the field of regional geography and regional development.

Theoretical lectures  

  1. Introduction to regionalization
  2. Scientific objectives and social tasks of regionalization
  3. Basic medodological principles of regionalization
  4. Modern principles of geographical regionalization
  5. Modern criteria of geographical regionalization
  6. Typologies and types of regions
  7. Geographical regionalization and regional geography
  8. Geographical components of regionalization
  9. Regionalization as a dynamic category
  10. Regionalization of urban and rural regions
  11. Regionalization and contemporary socioeconomic processes
  12. Systematic approach to regionalization
  13. The ecological concept of regionalization
  14. Economic concept of regionalization
  15. Planning spatial structure and regionalization of geospatial
  1. Clavel Paul, Introduction to Regional Geography, Oxford, 1998; Friedman J. Regional Development Policy, MIT Press, Cambridge, 1978;
  2. Rubić Ivo: The Problem of the Region in Modern Geography, Report on the Work of the IV Congress of the Geographer FNRJ, Belgrade, 1956;
  3. Pavlović Mila et al: Regional approach and types of regional differentiation of territory, Proceedings of the Geographical Faculty of the University of Belgrade, Vol 54, 2006;
  4. Radovanović, Milovan: Regionalism as an approach and principle and regionalization as a process in the functional organization of geographical space, Proceedings of the Geographical Institute Jovan Cvijic - SANU, Book 44-45, Belgrade, 1993/94;
  5. Vasovic, Milorad: Region and Regionalization in Geography, Geographical Structure and Regionalization of Serbia, Geographical Institute "Jovan Cvijic", SANU, Belgrade, 1997;
  6. Tošić Dragutin: Principles of Regionalization, University of Belgrade - Faculty of Geography, Belgrade, 2012.

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