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GEOG 646 - Political Geography

(3 units)
Spatial analysis of political systems. Territorial organization trends in local government and the sovereign state. Changing geopolitical patterns of power.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the nation-state system, and identify the role and impact of the nation-state system at different scales, from the local to the global.
2. discuss the role space plays in local, national, and international politics.
3. synthesize in writing and discussion how political geography has theorized major course topics (state and territory, nationalism, identity, landscape, citizenship, colonialism, globalization, geopolitics, gender, and resistance) in a final portfolio project.
4. demonstrate through writing and discussion an ability to read, comprehend, and analyze scholarly articles.


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