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Lecture 22

POL 13000 Lecture 22: Class notes 03292018

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Political Science
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POL 13000
Mckenzie Johnson

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pol 130 class notes 03292018 Topic: Global inequality Objectives: Understand existence and persistence of global inequality Theories of divergence Neoliberalism o Washington Consensus o Neocolonialism? European Dominance Why did Europeans come to dominate the globe? Number of Theories: o Climate Agriculture and disease burden o Competition and war technological advances Industrial Revolutions and Colonization A.Congo versus B. Uganda Scramble for Africa (clip 1) o How did the scramble for Africa increase the risk of conflict during the period of decolonization? Belgian legacy in Congo (clip 2) o How did Belgian policy impact the development potential of the Congolese? o Why hasnt the Congo been able to catch up to the West? Industrial revolution and colonization 1. Create New markets a. Need people to buy machine-produced goods 2. Demand new materials and food a. Raw Materials: Cotton, wool, vegetable oils, dyestuffs b. Food for industrial areas: Wheat, tea, coffee, cocoa, meat, butter Industrial revolution and colonization Institutional Legacy New boundaries and borders Land rights and laws o Private property Forced labor o Generate wage-seeking laborers Inhibit native producers o Stifle competition
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