geography- superpowers

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Cultural hegemony
Anonio Gramsci- the values of those in power are subtly reinforced through cultural aspects(e.g; media). This is accepted by the people, which maintains the powerful's hegemony.
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Super power
William Fox (1944) first refferd to this term during ww2. Where nations/group of nations project their power and influence anywhere in the wold. And become a global force.
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emerging power
growing in power to current rival super powers, but lacks overall superpower status
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Regional power
nations that have not attained superpower status. The influence of their power is confined to their region.
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military power (Hard power)
the acess to nuclear weapons. This power is able to reah distant places. Also, the ability to watch the world, for e.g; satellite technology
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Cultural power (Soft power)
The projection of a 'way of life'/cultural values which influence the way other people behave and think.
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Economic power
wealth allows superpowers to export power around the world, buy resources and influence trade patterns
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Geographical power
Refers to the sphere of influence a super power has. And its physical or cultural presence in widespread locations.
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imperialist
The political, cultural and economic influence over subordinate colonies. Direct rule over another country by a foreign power.(e.g, British Empire)
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capitalist
Where there is a division between people who own business and the people who work for them.
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Communism
Karl Marx- Believed that private ownership of business meant that those who own it would exploit their workers. Therefore all means of production should by owned by the state.
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William Fox (1944) first refferd to this term during ww2. Where nations/group of nations project their power and influence anywhere in the wold. And become a global force.

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Super power

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growing in power to current rival super powers, but lacks overall superpower status

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nations that have not attained superpower status. The influence of their power is confined to their region.

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the acess to nuclear weapons. This power is able to reah distant places. Also, the ability to watch the world, for e.g; satellite technology

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