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defined territory, a permanent population, a government, and is recognized by other states
State
forces that unify a country
-> <-
Centripetal
forces that seperate a country <- ->
Cetrifugal
a country's or more local community's sense of property and attachment
Territoriality
states themselves have their own shapes
State Morphology
perforated
Italy->Vatican
compact
France
elongated
Chile
proupt
Myanmar
fragmented
Japan
UNCLOS
United Nations Conference Clause of the Sea
territorial sea
12 miles out
drawing a voting district in order to give one party an unfair advantage
Gerrymanderian
A venture involving three or more nation-states involving formal political, economic, and/or cultural cooperation to promote shared objectives
Ex - European Union
Supernationalism
*single currency = Euro
European Union
area that Turkey and Greece dispute over
Cyprus
Group of muslims that dont have a country and are treated badly in Turkey
Kurds
The entire built-up, nonrural area and its population
Urban
Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls
Suburban
The division of a city into different regions or zones (e.g. residential or industrial) for certain purposes or functions (e.g. housing or manufacturing)
Functional Zonation
A structural model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
concentric zone model
The rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents
Gentification
A country's largest city
Primate City
In a model urban hierarchy, the idea that the population of a city or town will be inversely proportional to its rank in the hierarchy
rank-size rule
Poor areas in Brazil
Favelas
Theory proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another
Central Place Theory
no area overlapped or left out
Hexagon
The purposeful tending of crops and livestock in order to produce food and fiber
Agriculture
Approach to farming and ranching that avoids the use of herbicides, pesticides, growth hormones, and other similar synthetic inputs
Organic Agriculture
Dovetailing with and benefiting from the Industrial Revolution, the Second Agricultural Revolution witnessed improved methods of cultivation, harvesting, and storage of farm produce
Second Agricultural Revolution
Genetic modification of a plant such that its reproductive success depends on human intervention
Plant Domestication
Genetic modification of an animal such that it is rendered more amenable to human control
Animal Domestication
Self-sufficient agriculture that is small scale and low technology and emphasizes food production for local consumption, not for trade
Subsistence Agriculture
large scale farming and ranching operations that employ vast land bases, large mechanized equipment, factory-type labor forces, and the latest technology
Comerical Agriculture
The recently successful development of higher-yield, fast-growing varieties of rice and other cereals in certain developing countries, which led to increased production per unit area and a dramatic narrowing of the gap between population growth and food needs
Green Revolution
Crops that carry new traits that have been inserted through advanced genetic engineering methods
genetically modified organisms (GMO's)
real estate agents convinced white homeowners living near a black area to sell their house at low prices, preying on their fears that black families would soon move in and cause property value to go down.
Block-Busting
people were not present
antecendent
boundary that divides a group were drawn during colonization
superimposed
boundaries that dont exist anymore, but socialy still kind of do
relic
How many african coutnries are landlocked
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