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GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Why Nations Fail, Microcredit, Millennium Development Goals
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EconomicDevelopment Reminders Extra credit opportunity: write a reading reflection on an optional reading o MUST draw from the list on the syllabus New optional reading posted for Week 14: Why Na...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Comparative Politics, Fact Sheet, Economic Liberalization
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PoliticalEconomy Reminders Final Extra Credit Opportunity o Read an optional or Week 15 reading and submit a one-page reflection on the reading Do not summarize; reflect on the find...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 306 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Hazardous Waste, Acid Rain, Endangered Species
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RegimeEffectiveness Motivating Questions Why are some regimes effective while others are not? o Downie (2010): A regime is a system of principles, norms, rules, operating procedures and i...

Government and Politics
GVPT 306
Hadden
GVPT 306 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Aboriginal Whaling, Water Pollution, Anti-Whaling
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InternationalWhaling(cont.) Assignment Three What is a hypothesis? o A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for some phenomenon o Hypotheses must be testable and enable predictions o Researchers privilege simplicity; focus...

Government and Politics
GVPT 306
Hadden
GVPT 306 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Critically Endangered, Margarine, Least-Concern Species
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InternationalWhaling History of Whaling The hunting of whales has a millennia-long history th Whaling was commercialized in the late 19 -century o New technologies allowed more whales to be killed o Factory ships allowed f...

Government and Politics
GVPT 306
Hadden
GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Identity Formation, Iranian Revolution, Charleston Church Shooting
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PoliticalEconomy Political Violence Review In small groups, create a factsheet on political violence, including: o Characteristics of contentious politics and political violence o Precondit...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Ingroups And Outgroups, Ethnic Nationalism, Primordialism
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Nationalism Reminders Telhami Extra Credit submission closes on Friday Read only chapters 6 and 12 of The Yugoslav Drama When Do Identities Become Salient? There are several theories: o The greater the cultural differences...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 306 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Global Environmental Politics, Global Commons, Bromine
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OzoneProtection The Ozone Regime This is widely regarded as the most successful global environmental regime in history: o Consumption of ozone-depleting substances has declined over 90 o The regime prevented ~6 million ski...

Government and Politics
GVPT 306
Hadden
GVPT 306 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Renewable Energy, Moral Hazard, Ecosystem Services
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FutureIssuesinClimatePolitics Positive Climate Trends Plant-based meat o Methane is a strong greenhouse gas that comes mostly as a result of gaseous excretions from cattle o Cultured meats (artificially grown meats made in...

Government and Politics
GVPT 306
Hadden
GVPT 306 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Global Environmental Politics, Ozone Depletion, Global Commons
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OzoneProtection:TheKigaliAmendment Compliance and Implementation Gradual regime strengthening Limited noncompliance o Deadline noncompliance by post-Soviet states o Deadline noncompliance by developing nations o Black mark...

Government and Politics
GVPT 306
Hadden
GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Social Class In The United States, Iranian Revolution, Social Revolution
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Revolutions Review: Terrorism Terror usually does not directly influence state policy, but o It may depress tourism, foreign investment, and economic markets o It increases social anxiety o It erodes public faith in the st...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Islamic State Of Iraq And The Levant, Authoritarianism
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CompetitiveAuthoritarianism Regime Collapse Transition Personalist and party regimes tend to be end violently more often than military rule; these regimes are also more likely to result in another dictatorship Military go...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Economic Inequality
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PoliticalContentionandViolence Contentious Politics McAdam, Tarrow, Tilly (2004): Contentious politics refers to the episodic, public, collective interaction among makers of claims and their objects when (a) at least one ...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Boris Yeltsin, United Russia, Vladimir Putin
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NondemocraticRegimes:ControlSociety Russias Competitive Authoritarian Regime The Russian Constitution was adopted in 1993 under President Boris Yeltsin The Kremlin is the seat of Russian executive power o The head of state...

Government and Politics
GVPT 280
Aiken
GVPT 306 Lecture 14: The Future of the Paris Agreement
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ClimatePolitics:TheFutureoftheParisAgreement Domestic Laws on Climate Many climate laws have been passed The global number of laws passed increased sharply after Copenhagen Public Opinion on Paris At the time of U.S. withd...

Government and Politics
GVPT 306
Hadden
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Multilateral Treaty, European Economic Community, Statute Of The International Court Of Justice

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