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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 121
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Spring

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Objectives1DefineanddescribeGeographyGEOGRAPHYMODERNITYANDGLOBALIZATIONModernismanestheticmovementinartsintheth19centuryAvantgardediscardtheclassicalModernizationpostsecondworldwarconcept1950sand1960sinwesternliberaldemocracieswaysofdescribingthesocialsystemtobetransportedtodevelopingcountriesduringColdWorldWarcameundercritiqueinthe1970sModernitytheconditionofbeingmodernModernityasrupturecharacteristicallythisbreakrevolvesaroundseveraloppositionsoLocalizationGlobalizationoSuperstitionRationalizationoStagnationTransformationoRuralLifeUrbanLifeoAgricultureIndustryModernityhasbeendescribedasAconstellationofpowerknowledgeandsocialpracticesGregoryAnexperienceofunendingchangeBermanfromthemanifestoAProjectHabermasCritical QuestionsIs modernity a caricatureHave we ever been modernIs modernity a misleading vision of progressAre there multiple Modernities Critical Questions GlobalizationAre human and environment separate Global1Spherical2Aninclusivetotalitycategories Globalizationearliestuseabout1959drawsCan spatial patterns and processes be onglobalvillageconceptMcLuhanabstracted from society and the world Assertsthestretchingandoperationofaround us linkagesandconnectionsacrosstheworldDoes our descriptive language about Impliesintensificationinthelevelsofpeoples and places replicate assumptions interactiontradeandcommunicationamongCriticalQuestionsof challenge them statessocietiesandeconomiesThe problem of authorityAretheprocessesofglobalizationgeographicallyuniformDosomeformsofconnectionalsoproducedisconnectionsIsglobalizationonlyacontemporaryprocess2DefineconceptsModernityandGlobalization3RaisecriticalquestionsaboutGeographyModernityandGlobalizationGeographyofGreekoriginearthwritingAwayofseeingalonghistoryadisciplineTwointeractinghalvesphysicalandhumanCorethemesofhumangeographyoHumanenvironmentrelationshipsoSpaceplaceandarealdifferentiationthTheformalstudyofgeographyisancientdisciplineisnewmid19centuryCoreconsiderationofhumanenvironmentalimpactsQuestionsofspacelocationconnectionsitesofmeaningissuesofarealdifferencesexvotingmapsAnappreciationofthediversityandvarietyofpeoplesandplacesisathemethatrunsthroughtheentirespanofhumangeographythestudyofthespatialorganizationofhumanactivityandofpeoplesrelationshipswiththeirenvironmentsGeographyisaLosAngelesamongacademiccitiesinthatitsprawlsoveraverylargeareaandmergeswithitsneighborsItisalsohardtobesurewhichisthecentralbusinessdistrictModernityofLatinoriginmodomodernusModernity1627thModernaperiodoftime1450presentor1850presentor20centuryarethethreetypicaltimeframes
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