Socio-Spatial Oriented Methods and Socio-Spatial Research I (SE)

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Course numberM3.0607.30.040
Course code
Curriculum2017
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW2,0
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction German

Students
know relevant theoretically based concepts of the social environment and methods of socio-spatial orientation/-analysis:
can analyse the processes of spatial constitution/construction from a reflexive socio-spatial perspective;
can deal with socio-political measures/interventions in a critical-constructive way with regard to territorial spatial development, city/neighbourhood planning, community work, residence activation and quarter management.

In the course, relevant theoretically based concepts of the social environment and methods of socio-spatial orientation/-analysis are imparted and discussed. From a reflexive socio-spatial perspective, processes of spatial constitution/construction as well as the power relations interest conflicts therein are analysed. In this context, a critical-constructive examination with socio-political measures/interventions with regard to territorial spatial development, city/neighbourhood planning, community work, residence activation and quarter management, etc. follows.

Baum, Detlef (Hrsg.) (2007). Die Stadt in der Sozialen Arbeit. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.
Braun, Karl-Heinz, Wetzel, Konstanze (2010). Sozialreportage. Einführung in eine Handlungs- und Forschungsmethode der Sozialen Arbeit. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.
Deinet, Ulrich (Hrsg.) (2009). Methodenbuch Sozialraum. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.
Günzel, Stephan (Hrsg.) (2010). Raum. Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch. Stuttgart & Weimar: J. B. Metzler.
Kessl, Fabian, Reutlinger, Christian, Maurer, Susanne, Frey, Oliver (Hrsg.) (2005): Handbuch Sozialraum. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.
Löw, Martina (2001): Raumsoziologie. Frankfurt a. M.: Suhrkamp.

Course immanent exam character and final exam