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  1. semi-periphery
  2. Perforated state
  3. mercantilism
  4. physical boundary
  5. splitting
  1. a places where core and periphery processes are both occurring; places that are exploited by the core but in turn exploit the periphery
  2. b In the context of determining representative districts, the process by which the majority and minority populations are spread evenly across each of the districts to be created therein ensuring control by the majority of each of the districts; as opposed to the result of majority-minority districts
  3. c major physical features such as deserts, mountain ranges. and/or water bodies that serve as a means of separation, i.e., Great Lakes, Pureness Mountains, and Sahara Desert
  4. d in a general sense, associated with the promotion of commercialism and trade. More specifically, a protectionist policy of European states during the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries that promoted a state's economic position in the contest with other countries. The aquisition of gold and silver and the maintenance of a favorable trade balance were central to the policy
  5. e state that totally surrounds another state, i.e., Lesotho/South Africa

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. when two or more states disagree about the demarcation of a political boundary
  3. nation that stretches across borders and across states
  4. economic model wherein people, corporations, and states produce goods and exchange them on the world market, with the goal of achieving profit
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. fortified boundaryboundary that ceases to exist, however the imprint of the boundary still remains of the cultural landscape, i.e., North/South Vietnam


  2. multinational statepolitical unit comprising a clearly delineated territory where the population shared a common history and culture, i.e., Japan


  3. landlocked statestate split in many pieced, i.e., Philippines and Indonesia


  4. boundaryprocesses that incorporate higher levels of education, higher salaries and more technology; generate more wealth than periphery processes in the world-economy


  5. gerrymanderingRedistricting for advantage, or the practice of dividing areas into electoral districts to give one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts while concentrating the voting strength of the opposition in as few districts as possible