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defensible space

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A community managed and controlled by its inhabitants, as an anti-crime strategy (O. Newman1972). Cozens et al. (2001) Property Manage. 19, 3 argue that creating defensible space should be...

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intersectionality

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Law.

The interconnections and interdependence of race with other categories (K. Crenshaw et al. 1995). Wills (2008) Antipode 40, 1 believes that geography has real strength as a discipline for...

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land-locked state

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A nation with no access to the sea. Globally, there are twenty-six land-locked states ranging in size from the tiny Vatican City to Mongolia. Geography has put land-locked countries in a...

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territoriality

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Law.

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(in international law) The principle that states should not exercise their jurisdiction outside the area of their territory. They are entitled, however, to exercise jurisdiction...

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transferability

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Earth Sciences and Geography.

The capacity of a good to be transported. Transferability is largely determined by transport costs: as economic distance increases, transferability decreases. Since economic distance and...

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