Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Social Geography

Module L7016

Module details for 2017/18.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 5

Module Outline

Following an introduction to the development of social geography, the module focuses around the interactions between social relations, space and place. These connections are explored through the geographies of class, ethnicity, sexuality and gender relations (and the intersections between them), at a variety of spatial scales, from local to global, and both urban and rural. We include geographies of activism, health and ability and gentrification.

Module learning outcomes

An understanding of the main (often conflicting) approaches to contemporary social geography

An awareness of the basic patterns and processes of social change now affecting urban and rural areas in the developed world

Knowledge of the power relations and inequalities within society at a variety of spatial scales

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework100.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayT2 Week 12 100.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterLecture2 hours111101111000
Spring SemesterWorkshop1 hour000010000010

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Prof Ben Rogaly

Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/28173

Miss Emilia Roycroft

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/214700

Dr Fae Dussart

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/175386

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