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European State model

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any clearly and legally defined territory inhabited by a population governed from a capital city by a representative government

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Functional Specialization

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different groups and areas specializing in different areas of the economy and production

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Agrarian Revolution

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AKA “agricultural revolution” around 1650-1800 of significant institutional and technological changes in European farming

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Supranational Organizations

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collections of states that share a common goal

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GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

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total value of all goods and services produced by a country in a particular year, divided by total pop.

Gross Domestic Product - GDP: total value of all goods and services produced by a country in a particular year. Divided by the total pop. = Per Capita GDP

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GNP (Gross National Product)

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GDP + income from abroad = overseas investments

GNP: = GDP + income from abroad = overseas, investments, etc.

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Globalization

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the increasing interconnectedness of different realms through the common processes of economic, environmental, political, and cultural change

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Buffer State

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State wedged between 2 other more powerful states

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Conurbations

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huge mutlimetropolitan complexes formed by combination or coexistence of 2 or more urban areas

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Boat People

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People from Vietnam that escaped from their country

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industrial revolutions

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around 1750 - 1850 of significant technological changes in European manufacturing and engineering that led to a huge economic boom

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ASEAN

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Association of SouthEastern Nations.an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism

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shatter belt

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The Southeast Asia realm caught between stronger colliding external cultural political forces, under persistent stress and often fragmented by aggressive rivals

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site

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unique physical characteristics

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situation

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the external locational attributes of an urban center; its relative location or regional position with reference to other non-local places.

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Entrepôt

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is a trading post where merchandise can be imported and exported without paying import duties, often at a profit. This profit is possible because of trade conditions, for example, the reluctance of ships to travel the entire length of a long trading route, and selling to the entrepôt instead. ex. Singapore and hong kong

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landlocked

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surrounded entirely or almost entirely by land. for example Laos

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city-state

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an independent political entity consisting of a single city with ( and sometimes without) an immiediate hinterland. the ancient city-states of greece have their own modern equivalent in singapore.