Political Geography

Political Geography

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 45

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 4

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Zupančič Jernej

Political geography within geographical science. Development of political-geographical thought. Geopolitics.
State: formation, structure, organization and functioning of the state.
Functional and morphological analysis of states. Unitary and federal states.
Administrative and political organization of the state territory. State territory, airspace and water space.
Political borders: phenomenon, typology and functions of borders. Maritime borders. Delimitation on land and at sea. Military power and defense of states. Social order and political system. Sovereignty. Power and politics. Elections, electoral systems and people's electoral behavior. The world as a single system. International relations. International organizations. International operation of the state.