Geography of Latin America

Geography of Latin America




ECTS credit:4

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Cigale Dejan


• Basic relief, climate, vegetation, water features, causes and consequences of natural disasters,
• effects of European colonialism, the history of immigration,
• genesis of geopolitical conditions, cocaine Geography,
• demographic characteristics, accelerated urbanization, rural-city relationship, morphology, structure, and environmental problems of cities, poverty, shanty towns,
• natural resources and the importance of the ownership structure on their management, use of raw materials, agricultural and industrial production,
• causes and consequences of deforestation in Amazone rain forest,
• the impact of foreign capital in the current economic development, causes and consequences of economic crises in recent decades and social inequality,
• development phases of the selected countries, cooperation among the countries of Latin America.