Political geography is the field of human geography that is concerned with the study of both the spatially uneven outcomes of political processes and the ways in which political processes are themselves affected by spatial structures. Conventionally political geography adopts a three-scale structure for the purposes of analysis with the study of the state at the centre, above this is the study of international relations (or geopolitics), and below it is the study of localities. The primary concerns of the sub-discipline can be summarised as the inter-relationships between people, state, and territory.
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... McFarlane and Iain Hay's (2003) article in Political Geography, 'The battle for Seattle protest and popular geopolitics in The Australian newspaper', is a highly-cited example ... national identity during the Cold War started life as a 1993 article in the journal Political Geography ... War and a critical geopolitical eye Steve Bell and the If cartoons' was published in Political Geography (vol ...
... Inside the borders, there are four frazioni (administrative subdivisions) Soriano, Castellazzo de' Stampi, Cerello and Battuello (the last two united in a unique frazione formally called Cerello-Battuello) ... Milan, the largest nearby metropolis, is roughly 20 km from Corbetta, but for the dispensation of services, the most important center could be considered the bordering settlement of Magenta. ...
... Goldstein's book, The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, explains that the super-states' ideologies are alike and that the public's ignorance of this fact is imperative so that they might continue believing in the detestability of the opposing ideologies ... The only references to the exterior world for the Oceanian citizenry (the Outer Party and the Proles), are Minitrue maps and propaganda ensuring their belief in "the war" ...
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