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Unformatted text preview: (homeland) o Sovereign State : independent political units with territorial boundaries that are internationally recognized by other states o Sovereignty : the legal right to physical coercion within a territory o Boundary : something that fixes a limit or extent o Border : line-on-the-ground political barrier o Sovereign State System Modern Emerges after thirty years war in 1648 Peace of Westphalia Links Sovereignty to Territoriality Self determination States equal entities Non-intervention in internal affairs Relies on external recognition o Globalization and Sovereign States Military Intervention Turkey in Northern Iraq o Turkey is sending military into Northern Iraq Colombia in Ecuador Humanitarian Intervention Genocide Failed States Afghanistan and Somalia...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '08