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Geopolitics INS5311-01 : Home

This Course Guide on Geopolitics helps you identify some of the resources available at Mohammed VI Library. For more information please get in touch with Your Librarian whose contact information is listed below right.

Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

Nation; Nation-state; State; Cultural political boundary; Nationalism; Sovereignty; Human Territoriality.



The objective of the course is to analyze 20th century geopolitical thought as a component of contemporary political philosophy. The course will survey major Western geopolitical thinkers, including: Mackinder, Haushofer, Kennan, Kissinger and Huntington. Alternative and opposing geopolitical discourses (Soviet, Third-worldist, Islamist, Environmentalist and anti-capitalist) will also be studied. The role of geopolitical ideologies in International Relations and strategic policy-making will be analyzed. The course is based on primary sources and involves bibliographic research.

Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.

JC319; JZ1251