A territory is an area that is
defended, especially against other individuals of the same species. Territories
are socially constructed forms of
spatial relations. Territories must have
Territoriality maintains a context through which the world acquires a meaning and supports the construction and maintenance of spatial organizations allowing to coordinate efforts, responsibilities and prevent people to act in some ways. Via territoriality essential links between society, space and time are affected, influenced and/or controlled.
Like the home and the
walled city, the earth is a
bounded unit; [...] (5: 163). No
political organization effectively exist to
give the whole globe visibility, for unlike
nation-states the earth has no
external enemy (5: 164) Earth is [...] the human home in the
cosmic scheme of
5. YI-FU TUAN(A975) «Place: An
Experiential Perspective», The Geographical Review, LXV, 2, 151-165.
Country, Nation, State & Nation-State