Political Geo and Geo of Food

Geography
geopolitics
the state’s power to control space or territory and shape foreign policy of individual states and international political relations
territory
the delimited area over which a state excersises control and which is recognized by other states
boundries(borders)
the lines that delimit territory
sovereignty
the exercise of state power over people and territory recogized by other staes and codified by international law
nation
a group of people sharing common elements of culture such as religion, language, history or political identity
state
independent political units with territoral boundries that are internationally recognized by other states
federal states
allocate power to smaller governmental units within a country
unitary states
try to concentrate power centrally
nation-state
the ideal form consists of a homogeneous group of people goverened by their own state
citizenship
a category of belonging to a nation-state that includes civil, political , and social rights
nationalism
the feeling of belonging to a nation, as well as the belief in the nations sovereignty
centripetal
unifying
centrifugal
divisive
regionalism
a feeling of collective identity based on a population;s politico-territorial identification within a state or across a state’s boundries
sectionalism
an extreme devotion to local interests and customs
imperialism
the extension of state authority over the political and economic life of other territories
colonialism
one form of imperalism, involving formal establishment and maintence of rule by a sovereign power over a foreign population through (creation) of settlements
slash and burn (swiddens)
nutrients returned to soil in small shiftin patches
transhumance
seasonal movements between low and highlands
heritage grains
response against mono culture and loss of varietals
genocide
the deliberate and systematic killing of a people based on their ethnicity nationality, race, religion, or politics

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