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CAS PO 171 Lecture 3: Realism

DEFINITION: A Theoretical approach that analyzes all international relations as the relation of states engaged in the pursuit of power Focus on the power relations among states Believes that it is possible t...

Political Science
CAS PO 171
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CAS PO 505 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Antonin Scalia, Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, Legal Realism

91318 Lecture Notebook: PO505 Created: 9132018 3:33 PM Updated: 9132018 7:41 PM Author: hfritz@bu.edu PO505: Readings in American Politics Professor Mattioli 232 BSR, 211 Tues 3:304:30pm, Thurs 1011am lmattio@bu.edu How Ju...

Political Science
CAS PO 505
Mattioli
CAS PO 505 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: White-Collar Crime, American Justice, Superior Court

9618 Seminar Notebook: PO505 Created: 962018 3:25 PM Updated: 962018 5:48 PM Author: hfritz@bu.edu PO505: Readings in American Politics Professor Mattioli 232 BSR, 211 Tues 3:304:30pm, Thurs 1011am lmattio@bu.edu Controver...

Political Science
CAS PO 505
Mattioli
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Antireligion, Secularism
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2012 National Health Service Reform (UK) Goes into effect April 2013 Shifts decisionmaking power, and control of money from state bureaucrats to GPs Private sector can provide some services Politically controversial reform...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Temporary Assistance For Needy Families, Universal Health Care, Government Operations
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How does globalization affect a states policy? Some countries governments are very active in their states economies and other countries are more free trade oriented. There are certain areas in which states have intervened ...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Shadi Sadr, Democratic Consolidation, Civil Society
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Were discussing womens rights. Where would this movement be more successful and why? These movements often encounter resistance because of religious obstacles and contrasting cultural values. Regime type is another factor....

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Nuclear Family, Moral Hazard, Economic Liberalization
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How did the reform in Mexico and the United Kingdom for healthcare encounter difficulties? o Reform isnt impossible but it tends to happen gradually rather than all at once. Its interested to come developin...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture 10: PO151 Notes, Lecture 10
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China: Rise and Fall of Reformers Maos Great Leap Forward, 195861 o It was an effort towards industrialization. It shifted peasants from smallscale agriculture to collective agriculture. o They were primarily producing for...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Brookings Institution, Guanxi, Jiang Zemin
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Authoritarian Executives Is there horizontal accountability within executive branch? No: personalist regime o Ex) Absolutist monarchies, Saddams Iraq, Maos China Yes: power-sharing among elites ...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Totalitarianism, Pahlavi Dynasty, Reza Shah
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Nigeria: Background British colony starting in the 1800s o Borders separate British, French, and German colonies Theres huge ethnic diversity. o 250 different languages o There are...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), Wedge Issue, Party System
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Party System Explanations: Institutional Duvergers Law: SMD produces a 2-party system. o Two candidates should run, one from each party. o Ex) the UK, located in the center of the two parties (Lab...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Open List, Closed List, Proportional Representation
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Vertical Accountability Some mechanisms are top-down Some are bottom-up and focus on citizen involvement in civil society o Civil society: the sphere of organized citizen activity between the state and t...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Anti-Communism, Taxation In Russia, Independent National Electoral Commission
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Theres been an overall trend towards democracy. There were periods where regime change tended to mean towards totalitarian rule. Third Wave of Democratization Southern Europe (Portugal, Spain, Greece), 1970s ...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Hu Jintao, Relative Deprivation, Institutional Revolutionary Party
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Are Authoritarian Regimes Stable? Some of them last longer than 70 years, but others last only a few months. One factor is whether or not theyre legitimate. Another factor is institutionalization. o...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
CAS PO 151 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Majority Rule, Mahatma Gandhi, Upper House
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Branches of Government in a Democracy Executive- president/prime minister, Cabinet Legislative: elected lawmakers Unicameral- one chamber Bicameral- two champers, typically of different size and with diffe...

Political Science
CAS PO 151
Taylor Boas
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Multilateral Treaty, European Economic Community, Statute Of The International Court Of Justice

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM International Law APPLICATIONS TREATIES ...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Liberal Democracy, Illiberal Democracy, Representative Democracy

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

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