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Viewing: GEOG 2146 : Political Geography

Last approved: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:03:53 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Geography (GEOG)
Political Geography
Political Geography
Fall 2016
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Interrelationships among the human and physical environment and political systems; the organization of political territories.
• Think critically and analytically about geographic identities • Understand the influences, connections, and/or differences among and between individual, group, and state identity constructs • Understand the relationship between identity and attachment to space and place • Understand the complexities and nuances of network societies • Identify and analyze the role human and physical geographic phenomenon play in international relations • Identify and understand the role significant natural resources and economic industries play in cultural identities and their corresponding spatial distributions, political processes, economies, and international relations • Think critically and analytically about the challenges in solidifying a universal/global approach toward combating terrorism and to think critically and analytically about the motivation of terrorist groups/organizations • Understand the influence and role geographic identity and attachment to space and place play in fostering and/or perpetuating conflict and in challenging conflict resolution • Apply geographic tools toward a more holistic, balanced, and comprehensive understanding of significant geopolitical issues
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CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 3
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 5
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-Anth/Geog/PubH (Pre2010)
ESIA-CPESS Conc (2010)
ESIA-ConflRes Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Pol Conc (2010)
ESIA-Sec Pol Conc (2010)
ESIA-CPESS Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Confl/Sec Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Intl Pol Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Anth/Geog (2010)
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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