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Kbat political geography

  1. 1. Know and be able to POLITICALGEOGRAPHYKNOWapartheid race democratization multinational statebalkanization racism devolution perforated stateblockbusting self-determination elongated state prorupted statecentripetal force balance of power EEZ sovereigntycentrifugal force Berlin Conference fragmented state stateethnicity boundary federal state stateless nationethnic cleansing capital frontier territorial watersmulti-ethnic state city-state high seas territorialitymultinational state civil divisions gerrymander terrorismnationalism colonialism imperialism unitary statenationality colony irredentism supranational organizationsnation-state compact state landlocked state UNCLOSpart nation state core microstate United NationsBE ABLE TO describe the distribution of major ethnicities within the US: o identify states/regions in which they are clustered o regions in which they are mostly absent o provide reasons for the present distribution give and describe examples of ethnic conflicts in at least 3 different regions. discuss the roles, both positive and negative, of nationalism in a state. define and give examples of part-nation states, multinational states, and stateless nations. explain the concept of “state” by: o identifying necessary qualifications and characteristics o listing examples of states in various regions o describing “quasi-states” describe the problems of multinational states and stateless nations. list advantages and disadvantages of different types of boundaries and provide examples. list advantages and disadvantages of different shapes of states and provide examples. discuss the concepts of imperialism, colonialism and illustrate some of their consequences on the contemporary political map. explain the role of the following in the internal structure of states: Case Studies o civil divisions ____________________ o federal or unitary structure ____________________ o irredentism, separatism, autonomy, and self-determination ____________________ define and provide examples of forward capitals. ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________
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