Lecture 15- Political Geography copy

Lecture 15- Political Geography copy - Political Geography...

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Political Geography Geography 103-Fall 2011
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Political Geography The study of the organization and spatial distribution of political phenomena.
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Key Terms State At the international level, an independent political unit occupying a defined, permanently populated territory and having full sovereign control over its internal and foreign affairs.
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Key Terms Nation A group of people with a common culture occupying a particular territory, bound together by a strong sense of unity arising from shared beliefs and customs
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Key Terms Nation-State A state whose territorial extent coincides with that occupied by a distinct nation or people, or, at least whose population shares a general sense of cohesion and adherence to a set of common values.
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Terms l (b) multinational state l a state containing more than one nation l (c) part-nation state l a single nation dispersed across and predominant in two or more states l
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Evolution of the Modern State l Developed by European political
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course GEOG 103 taught by Professor Cook during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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