What does political geography examine

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    Supranational organization of nearly 200-member-states bound together to create collectively security through diplomatic cooperation.

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    Friedrich Ratzel's geopolitical theory that states are living organisms that hunger for land and, like organisms, want to grow larger by adquiring more and more nourishment in the form of land.

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    Organizational structure in which one mail govermental decision-making body exists for the entire state.

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    Relationship between a state's geographic shape, size, relative location , and political situation.

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    Supranational organization formed during the cold war to combat the expansion of communist states.

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    Multillayered international situation, or landscape , that has existed since the end of the cold war.

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    Control over a space and the assumption of ownership to that space.

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    Growing trend of three or more countries forming an allience for cultural, economic, or military reasons.

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    Force that divides a state's people and religions.

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    Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countries or alliancesof countries.

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    Conflict over the way a boundary should operate or function.

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    A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterland.

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    Organizational Structure compising a weak central goverment ,and regional goverments, holding the majority of power.

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    According to UNCLOS, a 200-nautical-mile area extending along a state's coast to which that state has economic rights.

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    State with more than one nation within its borders.

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    Very small state.

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    Phase in which a goverment enforces the boundary it has created.

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    Division of a region or state into smaller units, usually along ethnic lines.

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    Region in a state where in political and economic power is concentrated , like the nucleus of a cell.

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    Group of people who share a common culture and identify as a cohesive group.

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    Enclave that is a territorial political extension of another state.

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    Branch of political geography that analyzes how states behave as political and territorial systems.

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    Supranational organization of nearly 25-member-states in Europe that have integrated for improved economic and political cooperation.

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    Boundary that existed before the human cultures grew into current form.

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    Economic alliance among Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxemburg; established before the end of World War II.

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    City that is not only the political nucleus , but also many times more powerful than any other city in the state.

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    A state with a long, narrow shape.

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    A territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state, rather than completely independent.

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    Power of a nation to control its own territory and destiny.

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    Country controlled by a more powerful state.

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    Force that unifies a state's people and religions.

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    Capital city built by a state to achieve a national goal.

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    State geographically existing in more than one piece, or in fragments.

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    Nicolas Spykman's theory defining the rimland to be all of Eurasia's periphery, not its core of Russia and Central Asia

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    State with more than one core within its regions.

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    Boundary that no longer functions as a boundary, but only as a reminder of a line that once divided space.

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    State without access to a body of water; surrounded by land.

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    An area organized into a political unit and ruled by one established government with control over its internal and foreign affarirs.

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    A zone separating states, in which neither state exercises political control.

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    Area consisting of two or more countries located between two larger countries in conflict.

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    A state that completely surrounds another one; a state that has a hole punched in it by another state.

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    Economic system in which colonies are obtained to supply the colonizer with raw materials to ship back home and use as marketing products for the population in the mother country.

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    Redrawinf electoral boundaries to give one political party an advantage over others.

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    State with little variation in distance from its center point to any point on its boundary.

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    Organizational structure with a central goverment that shares power with a strong regional goverment.

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    Control by a developed state over and underdeveloped area.

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    Internationally recognized control of a state over the people and territory within its boundaries.

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    State or Group of states that exists within a spread of competition between longer states.

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    Punishments in the form of economic and/or diplomatic limits or even isolation.

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    The process of establishing political , social, and economic dominance over a colonized area.

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    An internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local goverments.

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    Conflict over resources that may not be divided by the border.

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    Straight line ; political boundary separating territories that do not relate to cultural or physical features.

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    Boundary forcibly put on a landscape by outsiders.

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    Political Boundary that marks changes in the cultural landscape.

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    An internal organization of a state, that places most power in the hands of central goverment officials.

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    Boundary that grows after significant settlement has occured, rather than existing before the growth of human cultures, as with antecedent boundary.

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    Theory that says that whoever owns Eastern Europe and western Asia has the political power and capital to rule the world.

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    Theory that states that when one country experiences rebellion/instability,  other countries in the region will follow.

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      Centripetal vs. Centrifugal

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    Instability and revolt in one country can be sparked by another country through literature, radio or T.V.

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      Centripetal vs. Centrifugal

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    ___________ forces unify a country. _____________ force divide a country.

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      Centrifugal, Centripetal.

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      Centripetal , Centrifugal.

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    What is the right way to put these 3  terms in order?Demarcation, Definition, Delimitation.

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      Definition, Demarcation, Delimitation.

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      Delimitation, Demarcation, Definition.

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      Definition, Delimitation , Demarcation.