GEOG 3010 Rethinking Geopolitics 3/0/3

This course analyzes the field of contemporary geopolitical theory and the new 'critical geopolitics'. Beginning with an exploration of geopolitics in the 19th century, the course identifies the way in which strategic worldviews have influenced geographical thinking at all levels. Contemporary critical geopolitics--classic political, territorial and strategic thought of late 20th century-- is discussed.