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IS 210 Lecture 2: Week 2

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 IS Week 2 Democracy and Regime Change - Dene political regimes and democracy Democracy: Demos = the people + Kratos = rulepower Aristocracy: Aristos = the best Monarchy: Monos = one (or rule by ...

International Studies
IS 210
Efe Can Gurcan
IS 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Comparative Politics, Human Development Index, Gender Development Index

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 IS Week 1 Day one - Comparative politics: sub-eld of Poly-Sci, comparison of politics and political processes across countries Rooted in Poly-Sci and studied in IS from an interdisciplinary persp...

International Studies
IS 210
Efe Can Gurcan
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Anthropocentrism, Radical Criticism, North Premier
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Globalization: does it harm the environment recap Radical criticism of sustainable development as a paradigm The more radical critiques- basically go beyond that. Argues that sustainable development is another manifestati...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Nonviolence, Externalization, Green Belt Movement
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ANNOUNCEMENT: PAPER EXTENSION BY MARCH 30 th Its okay to go over the word limit. Chasek one reference Min. 3 readings one paragraph- must be substantive. Will look at the div...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Degrowth, Big Tent, Consumerism
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9/25/2018 7:37:00 PM consumption as culture what is culture? Seems natural; we depend on it and shape our lives. Consumerism: key features, assumptions Consumerism is a culture in a sense of through and conditions us t...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Key-Agreement Protocol, Natural Disaster, Global Commons
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The Climate regime: some key agreements and features Braod acceptance to the two degree limit that is acceptable The two degree threshold ahs been around for awhile but it was recently changed (due to the added provision a...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Ecotax, High Standard Manufacturing Company, Carbon Footprint
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Green Taxes / does it actually go into green programs? BC Carbon Tax : with that specific green tax, the revenue neutral does not go towards supporting green/sustainable programs . Returned to other taxes / reduces and bal...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Paul Krugman, Montreal Protocol, Deep Ecology
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NATO FIELD SCHOOL. March 2 nd Paul Krugman: Economist Author of NYT articles Rejects direct regulation ; prefers flexibility Measures for changing behaviour in order to protect the environment The clear distinction between...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Global Environmental Politics, Epistemic Community, Transnationalism
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Paper: 30003300 min. NGOS and social movements in global environmental politics States are not the only actors Nonstate actors address adverse agencies to shape environmental politics and challenge exclusive control and po...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 329 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Kyoto Protocol, Reducing Emissions From Deforestation And Forest Degradation, Additionality
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Last class recap: Green taxes and carbon trading permit trading regimes more common types of instrumental trying to reduce volunteerism to reduce their production of greenhouse gas emissions Another type of program: REDD++...

International Studies
IS 329
Brenda Ishag
IS 319 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Immigration Policy, Military History Of South Africa, Connotation

3 more weeks (2 more weeks). 2 ways to understand: 1) Know the facts 2) Examine the things that hold together and stand apart those logics and not take the ideas for granted. Recap: critical perspective...

International Studies
IS 319
Gregory Feldman
IS 319 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Biopower, Forced Marriage, Unaccompanied Minors

IS 319 LAST SEMINAR ! Objectives How refugees organize themselves AGIER READING Difference between pure and active victims. Pure victims- Can think of politics of pity Describes some sort of relationship that is ...

International Studies
IS 319
Gregory Feldman
IS 319 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Humanitarian Intervention, Humanitarian Aid

More Labels, Fewer Refugees: Remaking the Refugee Label in an Era of Globalization Reviews the concepts of refugee labeling Keywords: labelling, refugees, political discourse, globalization Thesis: Paper argues t...

International Studies
IS 319
Gregory Feldman
IS 319 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Egyptian Diaspora, Transnationalism, Geopolitics

Lecture Notes Midterm: Essay Questions (6 choices, you answer 4) 25 minutes per question You want to write any essay as compelling as possible -- show conceptual understanding and reason it Intensified activity of state ...

International Studies
IS 319
Gregory Feldman
IS 319 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Humanitarian Intervention, Structural Inequality, Global Governance

Questions of Global Security, Refugees and Migration Humanitarianism involves migration, refugees, humanitarian intervention, and for lack of a better term global governance, and security. The Global: dont think of i...

International Studies
IS 319
Gregory Feldman
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Liberal Democracy, Illiberal Democracy, Representative Democracy

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

Political Science
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