Definition of political geography in English:

political geography


mass noun
  • The branch of geography that deals with the boundaries, divisions, and possessions of states.

    • ‘There is room for informed reflection on this sort of political geography but I am left with little hope this will put an end to the bigoted slave state comparison maps posted by a legion of sore losers.’
    • ‘Plans for economic expansion inevitably had sectarian implications, given the religious and political geography of the region.’
    • ‘Within the confines of this limitation, the book successfully runs the reader through the history of US presidential elections - a process that must be one of the purest examples of political geography in action.’
    • ‘Then we see the conflation of the two different realms of human experience, political geography and metapsychology; and the displacement of the one set of structures for the other.’
    • ‘But otherwise ethnic designations were of little use in describing the complicated political geography of Italy.’
    • ‘We had to accept the fact that we were contacting people who may not be registered and we would know nothing about their voting history nor about their political geography.’
    • ‘Important as physical geography was, however, other factors shaped political geography.’
    • ‘Second, the fragmented political geography of Europe means that many short-haul flights in the region are international.’
    • ‘They fear that the red-blue political geography of the country could become imprinted on the national psyche for years to come, squelching hopes for bipartisan cooperation in governing the country.’
    • ‘The field is comprised of many areas of study, including political geography, economic development, demographics, cultural landscapes, and human-environmental interactions.’
    • ‘For nearly two hundred years the cotton plantation has been a defining feature of the southern landscape, yet remarkably few studies of the institution have focused on its economic, social, and political geography.’
    • ‘To understand this answer we must study the philosophy of the history of the world, especially in reference to political geography - the various lands and countries.’
    • ‘Some analysts from both parties would agree that the Democratic party is facing difficulties with the nation's political geography.’
    • ‘The political geography may be difficult for American audiences to grasp, but the questions of family and responsibility are universal.’
    • ‘By drawing on the form of the map, therefore, the novel necessarily engages a specific cultural and political geography of Anglo-Irish relations.’
    • ‘Armchair experts playing the running-mate game tend to lavish inordinate attention on political geography.’
    • ‘They were to live as free people while teaching the English the art of tropical agriculture and regional political geography.’
    • ‘What's needed next are exhibitions that look beyond political geography to show the affinities shared by artists no longer separated - or defined - by the Wall.’
    • ‘At the same time, however, those loyalties are strongly inflected, almost from the outset, by awareness of a questionable place within the larger social and political geography of England.’
    • ‘Financial geography and economic geography no longer coincided with political geography.’


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