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Introduction to Comparative Politics

GOVT1107 Lecture 13: GOVT1107 Lecture - Week 13
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Tuesday, 6 June 2017 GOVT1107 Week 13 The Welfare State The Welfare State is the term used to describe the role that states play in protecting the economic and social wellbeing of their citizens through redistributive ta...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Sub-Saharan Africa, Qin Dynasty, Indirect Rule
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 GOVT1107 Week 11 Definition of State The denition of state: a set of permanent administrative, legal and coercive systems that maintain a monopoly over the legitimate use of force in a given territor...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture 12: GOVT1107 Lecture - Week 12
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Tuesday, 30 May 2017 GOVT1107 Week 12 Civil Society Civil society = the aggregate of voluntary organisations found between the family and the state. It is organised, voluntary and autonomous of the state such as labour ...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: One-Party State, Communist Party Of China, South African Communist Party
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Monday, 3 April 2017 GOVT1107 Week 5 The Third Wave of Democratisation Post World War Two wave followed by second reverse wave. Few scholars optimistic about prospects for democracy in developing world: modernisation an...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Corporatism, Benjamin Disraeli, Lee Kuan Yew
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Friday, 2 June 2017 Key Terms Variation: simply the differences between two nations or within one nation such as cultural, economic or political differences that can be observed and discussed. Dependent Variable: the outco...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Benjamin Disraeli, Rainbow Nation, Proletariat
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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 GOVt1107 Week 4 Definitions Democracy: a regime in which the governments are chosen in free ands fair elections and citizens possess all the civil liberties necessary to criticise and oppose those ...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Universal Manhood Suffrage, Tutsi, Byrsonima Crassifolia
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Tuesday, 2 May 2017 GOVT1107 Week 7 The Rarity of Ethnic Conflict Many examples of ethnic conict (such as Sunnis versus Shia) are the exception not the rule. Relative to the lvlil of ethnic diversity (and thus potential...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Class Consciousness, False Consciousness, Primordialism
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Tuesday, 11 April 2017 GOVT1107 Week 6 Defining Ethnicity A group whose members share a belief in a common ancestry. Based on ascriptive (not chosen) characteristics such as religion, race, language, etc. Ethnicity doe...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Mobutu Sese Seko, Syngman Rhee, Northeast Asia
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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 GOVT1107 Week 3 Asian Tigers The Developmental State NICs: Newly Industrialised Countries (such as South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore Hong Kong). From poorer than much of Africa, to some of the rich...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Indirect Election, Divided Government, Direct Election
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Tuesday, 9 May 2017 GOVT1107 Week 9 Political Institutions Political institutions = rules, procedures and organisations that structure political life. the rules of the political game Typically these rules are contained...

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GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Justin Trudeau, Instant-Runoff Voting, Copei
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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 GOVT1107 Week 10 Electoral Systems The rules used to elect legislatures and there are three important dimensions: 1. Electoral formula 2. District magnitude 3. Electoral threshold 1. Electoral Formul...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Nazi Party, Robert D. Putnam, Well-Order

Week 12: Civil Society and Social Capital What is civil society? Civil society = realm of voluntary organisations found between the family and the state Organised, voluntary, and autonomous of s...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Child Benefit, Parental Leave, Chauvinism

Week I3: The politics of the Welfare state Define Welfare state Welfare state = term used to describe the role that states play in protecting the economic and social wellbeing of ...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Communes Of France, Civil Society, Social Capital

Week 12: Week 12: Civil Society and Social Capital (Oct. 19) Robert D. Putnam, What Makes Democracy Work? National Civic Review 82, No. 2 (Spring 1993): 101-107. What makes democracy work? Using Putnam's parable of th...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
GOVT1107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Slater, Juvénal Habyarimana, Neoliberalism

Week 11: Week 11: States, State-Building, and State Weakness (Oct. 12) Francis Fukuyama, The Imperative of State-Building, Journal of Democracy 15, No. 2 (April 2004): 17-31. Charles Tilly, War Making and State Maki...

Government Relations
GOVT1107
James Ivor Loxton
Organizational Behavior - Reference Guides

The systematic study of individual and group behavior within organizational structures is outlined in this coordinated Guide. Theories of leadership and individual behavior are related to the foundations of group behavior ...

Psychology
PSYC 302
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Liberal Democracy, Illiberal Democracy, Representative Democracy

Political Science2 Political Science3 permacharts TM WHAT IS POL...

Political Science
POLC42H3
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