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The Human Mosaic Eleventh Edition Domosh • Neumann • Price • Jordan-Bychkov © 2010 W. H. Freeman and Company CHAPTER 6 Political Geography A Divided World
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Political Geography Regions Independent States Sovereignty internationally recognized borders permanent population “functional” government
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Territoriality the need to belong to a larger group that controls its own piece of the Earth emerged in Europe in 16 th century nationalism – learned attachment to region US versus 45 countries of Europe Australia – one country, one continent Distribution Enclave Exclave
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Independent States Shapes Compact (circle, square, hexagon) Elongated Fragmented Imbedded/Perforated Boundaries lines versus marchlands/zones buffer states satellite states Geometric Natural Ethnographic Relic
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Spatial Organization Unitary Federal centrifugal and centripetal forces Cyberspace What happens to political boundaries in cyberspace?
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Dawnwrobel during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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