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POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY I
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectGeography
Number & Suffix: 102
Full UC Title: POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY I 
Transcript Title: POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Political geography studies the links between power and space. It deals with questions such as how societies control their territories, and how the political order of different geographical areas is organized. It also analyses the links between the political organization of these territories on the one hand, and the way their societies and economies function, on the other. The course offers students an overview of contemporary political geography including: its background as a sub-discipline; its main subjects, concepts and theoretical underpinnings; a selection of ongoing debates on issues where power and space are at stake. Some major themes covered in the course include: the nature and formation of states and the global state system; the role of nationalism and territorial identities; how and why political systems change over time and how this relates to dynamics in other fields; the role of geographical scale levels in politics; and how and why political systems vary between different parts of the world. While different scale levels are discussed, the emphasis is on the macro level of the transforming nation-state, their geopolitical relations and how citizens react and relate to these political structures. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY I 
Partner University Department: Human Geography and Planning 
Partner University Course Number: GEO2-3038