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POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Relative Deprivation, National Security Letter, Investigative Data Warehouse

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10 Aug 2018
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Exercise of power: the state has a legitimate monopoly on the use of force, the use of force is supposed to be regulated by law. The growing surveillan
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SBUPOL 103AllSpring

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Rationality, Population Stratification, Asymmetric Warfare

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10 Aug 2018
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Terrorism is the use of violence and intimidation against non-combatants in order to achieve political aims. It is a form of political violence: two cr
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SBUPOL 103AllSpring

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Economic Globalization, International Monetary Fund, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

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10 Aug 2018
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Globalization is the process of expanding and intensifying linkages between states, societies, and economies. Entire societies are now directly connect
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SBUPOL 103AllSpring

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Public Health, Gini Coefficient, Totalitarianism

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10 Aug 2018
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Communism: communism is an ideology that seeks to create human equality by eliminating private property and market forces. Hated the conditions that th
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SBUPOL 103Martin SteinwandFall

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Great Chinese Famine, Communist Party Of China, Kuomintang

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27 Nov 2016
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Chinese communist party vs. kuomintang (kmt- was the government for a while (communists), chinese nationalist party) 1932 japan invades manchuria, form
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POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Lenin, Great Purge

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27 Nov 2016
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Russia has 1/10th of the railway network of germany and france. There is no middle class, there are radicalized workers in cities. From a wealthy middl
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SBUPOL 103Martin SteinwandFall

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Washington Consensus, Microcredit, Human Capital

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27 Nov 2016
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There has been 135 billion dollars in aid from oecd countries in 2013. Military dictatorships do not do well: latin america 1950-1980s, egypt, guinea-b
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SBUPOL 103Martin SteinwandFall

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Zhao Ziyang, Falun Gong, Deng Xiaoping

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27 Nov 2016
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Some private ownership, but heavily regulated and censored, there is more diversity since the beginning of reforms. Internet: the internet has about 72
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SBUPOL 103Martin SteinwandFall

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Thatcherism, Theresa May, Universal Suffrage

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27 Nov 2016
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A very old democracy, first nation to industrialize, once possessed the largest empire in human history. 1215 magna carta- the oldest document from gre
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SBUPOL 103Martin SteinwandFall

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Arab Spring, Divided Government, Hurricane Sandy

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12 Sep 2016
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Issues and methods politics affects: human suffering (irish famine, hurricane sandy), opportunity (dubai- using revenue from oil to build up the econom
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POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Quit India Movement, Axis Powers, Official Language

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27 Nov 2016
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India is the jewel in the crown" of british empire. India was incredibly important because of the source of raw materials (market for british goods) In
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SBUPOL 103Martin SteinwandFall

POL 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Democratic Russia, Social Capital, Social Market Economy

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27 Nov 2016
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Allows for lower taxes and good government services. Problem: citizens want fair share of state revenues. Solution: secrecy government tries to conceal
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