AP Human Geography Models - AP Human Geography Models AREA OF USE PERSON WHO DEVELOPED MODEL THEORY PREMISE FUNCTION WALLERSTEINS WORLD SYSTEM ANALYSIS

AP Human Geography Models - AP Human Geography Models AREA...

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AP Human Geography: Models RATZEL’S ORGANIC THEORY MACKINDERS HEARTLAND THEORY SPYKMAN’S RIMLAND THEORY WALLERSTEIN’S WORLD SYSTEM ANALYSIS AREA OF USE Geopolitics: study of effects of international politics on a state Geopolitics: study of effects of international politics on a state Sea and Land Divisions/Powers Navy & Military Empires; which nations are dominant in respect to the world PERSON WHO DEVELOPED MODEL/ THEORY Freidrich Ratzel; created human geography; taught political geography Halford Mackinder; observed world offered unequal opportunities Nicholas Spykman; environmental determinism; equal opportunities in world Immanuel Wallerstein; empires were either in complete or no control PREMISE Explains why countries are powerful and why countries are not Explains how technological advances help nations strength Explains the same as heartland; technology are crucial in the power struggle Explains the world economy; labor is caused by geographic distribution FUNCTION Used by Nazis as a

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