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Reading the Landscape: Decoding the Meaning of Built and Biological Environments

“It seems ironic that, no matter how fleeting or for how long—inquiry starts with stopping in order to observe what is going on, to notice something that is happening, to watch and see, listen and hear.” 2,439 more words


Large states, artificial borders, and the African exception

Large states have been shown to be correlated with a large number of poor developmental outcomes, including poor institutions (Olsson and Hansson 2009), conflict (Buhaug and Rød 2006; Englebert et al.

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Cultural Geography is a series of intellectual and politicized engagements with the world. Cultural Geography is one of many styles of thought in human geographies that is not fixed within any particular time or space. 762 more words


Key Terms to describe Key Concepts within Political Geography

Key Terms to describe Key Concepts within Political Geography   NATION-STATE

A nation-state is an organised socio-spatial unit within the contemporary ‘international arena’ or ‘global stage’. A nation relates to community that have an assumed connection and the state is a legal, political and territorial entity… 2,491 more words


Geography-Article Review

Find one current news article (After April 18,2016) MUST related to one of the themes in this course. The theme of our textbook include Chapter2: Weather, climate & climate change; Chapter3: Landforms; Chapter4: Biosphere; Chapter5: Population; Chapter6: Migration; Chapter7: Language and Religion; Chapter8: Political geography; Chapter9: Development; Chapter14: Resources…Note: You must indicate which topic is related, include the chapter number! 144 more words


Just another Tuesday and the importance of, um, White men?

It looks as if the frontrunners have bolstered their positions. The Donald trounced the field in Florida, Marco Rubio’s home state. This is of course a devastating blow to the person many thought was the future face of the GOP. 406 more words


Political Geographies of Globalization: Resistance

From the broad themes of neocolonial dominance and neoliberal governance that formed the foci of the two previous reports (Sparke 2004, 2006), this review of recent work on the political geographies of globalization turns to the still wider and more contested terrain of resistance. 346 more words