geog202 notes

geog202 notes - Nation-state: a state that’s the same...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Geog 202 State: politically organized territory, borders and laws, etc (synonym = country)…not nations, but STATES. Political sovereignty Nation: cultural unit that represents a group of people who want to have their own government and rule themselves (example: Kurdistan, multi state nation)
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Nation-state: a state that’s the same thing as a nation, what makes it different is that it’s a state with only one nation in it – uniform group that creates a political system How will global warming affect boundary issues? Ice caps etc, changes the geography – erosion, etc....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course GEOG 202 taught by Professor Eney during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online