5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Political Geography
- boundary demarcation
- a A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and implications of the evolving spatial organization of political governance and formal political practice on the Earth's surface. It is concerned with why political spaces emerge in the places that they do and with how the character of those spaces affects social, political, economic, and environmental understandings and practices.
- b In the context of political power, the capacity of a state to influence other states or achieve its goals through diplomatic, economic, and militaristic means.
- c a principle of international relations that holds that final authority over social, economic, and political matters should rest with the legitimate rulers of independent states
- d government based on the principle that the people are the ultimate soveriegn and have the final say over what happens within the state
- e There are no physical signs on Earth's surface to show that a boundary exists, i.e., Saudi Arabia/Oman
5 Multiple choice questions
- straight lines that serve as political boundaries that are unrelated to physical and/or cultural differences, i.e., United States/Canadian border
- Political boundary defined and delimited (and occasionally demarcated) by a prominent physical feature in the natural landscape such as a river or the crest ridges of a mountain range.
- process by which geopoliticians deconstruct and focus on explaining the underlying spatial assumptions and territorial perspectives of politicians
- In political geography, a country's or more local community's sense of propertyand attachment toward its territory, as expressed by its determination to keep it inviolable and strongly defended
- state not having direct access to an ocean, i.e., Bolivia
5 True/False questions
commodification → The process through which something is given monetary value; occurs when a good or idea that previously was not regarded as an object to be bought and sold is turned into something that has a particular price and that can be traded in a market economy.
heartland theory → places where core and periphery processes are both occurring; places that are exploited by the core but in turn exploit the periphery
supranational organization → A venture involving three or more nation-states involving formal political, economic, and/or cultural cooperation to promote shared objectives. The European Union is one such organization
fragmented state → state split in many pieced, i.e., Philippines and Indonesia
unilateralism → world order in which one state is in a position of dominance with allies following rather than joining the political decision-making process