Human Geography  (391330)
Department of Social and Human Environment
Course  :  Master's Course
Subject Type  :  Type 1 Subject
Instructor  :  Professor TAKAHASHI, Makoto
Credits  :  2
Class schedule  :  Thu.   3rd
Classroom  :  6F Room 604/ Environmental Studies Hall
The purpose of this course is to understand how geographical studies comprehensively approach the issues of society and space based on basic ideas, concepts and theories of the human geography.
This course provides geographical discussion about the basic theories of human geography, based on some parts of the textbook below on geographical studies of disaster. Main topics are as follows:

Nature and human, local and global, society and space, risk and place, state and civil society, etc.
Grading Criteria
Pressentation and participation in discussion (100%)
Course Textbook
Kenneth Hewitt: Regions of Risk: a Geographical Introduction to disasters. Longman, 1997
Recommended Reference Books, Other Study Material, and notes
Paul Cloke, Philip Crang and Mark Goodwin eds.: Introducing Human Geographies (Third Edition). Routledge, 2014, etc.
Language in class
▪ Presentation & Materials : Japanese and English
▪ Oral explanations : Japanese and English
▪ Questions in English : Available
e-mail address / Tel No / Room of Instructor(s)
Graduate School of Environmental Studies Room 623