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POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Socialist Unity Party Of Germany, Democratic Centralism, Senate Of Canada
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Lecture Notes China, Part 2 March 29, 2017 Mechanics of government o Core features Plato, Plato here we go again my, my. How can we resist you? Mao had a cabinet in which he confided; these people designed and implemented...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Happy Planet Index, Infant Mortality, Authoritarianism
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Lecture Notes Cuba March 29, 2017 Stylized Facts brought to you by the CIA: 11.5 million inhabitants Low infant mortality rate Relatively high levels of educational spending Officially designated a communist state Suf...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Arms Control, Authoritarianism, Economic Planning
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Lecture Notes Is Authoritarianism Really That Bad? March 1, 2017 Inventing Reality: Propagating Myths and Misunderstanding Stereotypes abound? Why is it that when authoritarianism regimes: o Refuse to negotiate a point t...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Guided Democracy, Democratic Centralism, Planned Economy
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Lecture Notes Russia in Transition: From Communism to Managed Democracy Dr. Wilson Guest Lecture March 15, 2017 Taken an authoritarian turn Promotion of civil society, democratic practices o Seems to have gone to waste ...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Mechanical And Organic Solidarity, Family Values, Meritocracy
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Lecture Notes Social Control: Meaning and Purpose March 15, 2017 What is social control? Two types: o Formal political, law, law enforcement, and territorial defense services o Informal peer, parent, religion, and so on ...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Socialist Market Economy, Environmental Degradation, Utopia
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Lecture Notes China, Part 1 March 22, 2017 What do you know about China? A communist utopia? o Far from it o But this is what foundersarchitects like Mao had in mind Although he abandoned the vanguard of the proletariat ...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Collective Responsibility
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Lecture Notes Different Conceptions of Democracy February 22, 2017 The Cases of Canada and the US They do not all operate in the same manner, and this can likely be traced to how closely they were influenced by the Britis...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Totalitarianism
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Lecture Notes In Defence of Democracy February 22, 2017 On what grounds can democracy and the democratic process be reasonably justified? Several issues to consider: 1. Democracy as the better alternative to dictatorship o...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Informal Social Control, Fear Mongering, Hierarchical Routing
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Lecture Notes Democratic (De)Evolution under the Canadian and American Executives? February 1 8, 2017 What have we learned so far? An official narrative exists in both democracies and dictatorships o Use propaganda to r...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: The Power Elite, Concentric Objects, Corporatization
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Lecture Notes Power January 18, 2017 Power: What is it? Difficult to quantify: o Wealth o Violencemilitary o Knowledge The Power Elite (C. Wright Mills): o Tiers of influence nodes of power Concentric circles of power, ...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Mixed Government, Body Politic
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Lecture Notes Origins of Democracy January 25, 2017 In the Beginning The noun and verb that changed the world demos (the people) and kratien (to rule) Demokratia rule or government by the common people o Aristotle Democr...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Pol Pot, Positive Liberty, Negative Liberty
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Lecture Notes Documentary January 25, 2017 The Trap We Will Force You to Be Free Isaiah Berlin important thinker; born in Russia, later worked in the West Idea of Freedom 1958 Two Concepts of Liberty o Positive liberty T...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Liberal Democracy, Cultural Hegemony, Islamophobia
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Lecture Notes NonDemocratic Regimes January 11, 2016 Discussion Question: Do you get the sense that the evils of communist or authoritarianism are more newsworthy than the evils or crimes committed by liberal democratic re...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 303 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: False Consciousness, Social Darwinism, Liberal Democracy
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Week 1: Freedom January 4, 2017 8:29 AM Overview of syllabus Freedom? What is Freedom? Three conceptions: o Hobbes: i) one is either free or not free; ii) freedom from external intervention negative and positive freedoms ...

Political Science
POLS 303
Dr. Jason Lacharite
POLS 202 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Islamic Fundamentalism, Ken Saro-Wiwa, All Progressives Congress
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36 small regions in Nigeria, so they do not rebel against the state Military rule after the Biafran rule, imposed a military hierarchy on the government 1979, General Obasanjo important person in the history of Nigeria Mil...

Political Science
POLS 202
Dr.Gary Wilson
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Liberal Democracy, Illiberal Democracy, Representative Democracy

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