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CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 81: Asymmetric Federalism, Ethnic Conflict, Social Democracy
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Pride in ones people and the belief that they have their own sovereign destiny that is separate from others is called which of the following? nationalism Regarding political attitudes, a conservative is someone who is skep...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 84: Enlargement Of The European Union, Euroscepticism
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When each constituency elects only one member to the legislature (whether the member wins a plurality or a majority of votes), the system is called which of the following? a singlemember district (SMD) Which electoral syst...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 80: Asymmetric Federalism, Wield
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In referring to state power, to what does autonomy refer? The ability of a state to wield its power independently of the public. Modern states adopted property rights because these laws rewarded individual initiative and g...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 85: High Tech
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Most developed democracies are postindustrial, meaning their economies are based on which of the following? the service sector and hightech industries Supporters of devolution argue that it increases represents, as it may ...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 78: George Tsebelis, A Priori And A Posteriori, Indifference Curve
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Symmetric bicameralism Two chambers have equal or near equal constitutional power. Asymmetric bicameralism Two chambers have unequal constitutional power. Constitutional review Authority to invalidate acts of government fo...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 70: Polity Data Series, Freedom House, Non-Governmental Organization
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DD Mesure builds on Dahls insights in two respects: 1. based on purely procedural or minimalist view of democracy and dictatorship because the classification rules make no mention of the substantive outcomes produced by di...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 79: Consociationalism, Parliamentary System, Comparative Politics
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SMDP Legislators could have an incentive to maximize government spending in their own districts, regardless of strain on national budget. PR Ministers have incentive to spend on their own constituencies interests, even to ...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 74: Import Substitution Industrialization, Monetarism, Fiscal Policy
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social contract an agreement that the people will concede sovereignty in exchange for specified purposes of governments and the limitations of them GDP gross national product a way to measure economic performance; every go...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 75: Social Capital, Tactical Voting, Supermajority
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cultural development a loss of culture alongside economic growth sustainable development ability to aminstainsustain living conditions theoretical approaches to development markets, institutions, culture, structuralsystema...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 77: Social Group, Bicameralism
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Parties that win votes Effective Number of Legislative Parties Parties that win seats Social cleavages Groups in societies (represented by parties). Create demand for political parties. Identity category Social group to wh...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 71: Collectively Exhaustive Events
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The three measures differ in regard to whether they employ: (a) minimalist or substantive (b) a dichotomous or continuous view of democracy Validity extent to which our measures correspond tot he concepts that are intended...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 76: Electoral District, Condorcet Criterion, Nonpartisanism
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Alternative Vote system of preferential voting Voters in single member districts rank order the candidates. A candidate who receives an absolute majority is elected. If no candidate wins an absolute majority, the candidate...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 63: Polyarchy, Government Debt, Collectively Exhaustive Events
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government the set of people who run the state or have the authority to act on behalf of the state a a particular point in time regime the set of rues, norms, or institutions that determine how the government is constitute...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 66: Dependent And Independent Variables
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what is an explanatory variable (independent variables) in the context of mills method of agreement? variables that explain the outcome variable Define method of difference (Mill) The Method of Difference requires that the...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
CPO 2002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 67: Universal Suffrage, Instant-Runoff Voting, Borda Count
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Electoral system A set of laws that regulate electoral competition between candidates or parties or both Electoral formula Determines how votes are translated into seats Ballot structure How electoral choices are presented...

Comparative Politics
CPO 2002
Barry Levitt
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