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Class Notes for POLISCI 121 at University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMASSA)

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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: World Politics, Human Nature

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31 Aug 2016
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: American Imperialism, World Politics

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7 Sep 2016
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Largest empire in human history: american in uence may be greater now but america doesn"t have colonies. Had a signi cant impact on the world today: th
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: World Politics

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7 Sep 2016
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Morton kaplans rules of the balance of power. Ex: isis: all states permit defeated or constrained essential nation states to re-enter the system as acc
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POLISCI 121 Lecture 18: Lecture18 April 7, 2015

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28 Jun 2015
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Defined through the process of defining situations. Believe that state action is influenced by structure (such as anarchy and distribution of power) as
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Underconsumption, Joseph Schumpeter, Bourgeoisie

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28 Jun 2015
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Regards imperialism as one act of balance of power. See an opportunity to grow and expand, seize it. British and french fought for control of africa. B
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POLISCI 121 Lecture 14: Lecture14 32415

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British decides to step in, but its too late. 1940 very few liberal states in the system. Sept. 1, 1939 invasion of poland. Two wars in world war ii .
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Rand Paul, Feudalism, Classical Liberalism

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28 Jun 2015
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Liberals believe that there is an alternative to imperialism by redistributing wealth. Marxists believe that there is no alternative solution, and that
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Sharia, World Politics, Crusader States

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7 Sep 2016
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: World Politics

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7 Sep 2016
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2/4/2016: morton kaplans rules of balance of power explained. World politics: war is expensive and costly, if they have the chance a nation will not go
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: World Politics, Authoritarianism, Milgram Experiment

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31 Aug 2016
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Why do people around the world fall under abusive regimes like the. People are scared of the uncertainty of freedom so they submit to an abusive regime
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Underconsumption, World Politics

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7 Sep 2016
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World politics: liberal and marxist arguments for imperialism. It is unique for market capitalism: different than political, conservative, and social p
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POLISCI 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Bubonic Plague, Great Divergence

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7 Sep 2016
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World politics: imperialism continued, mongols had huge in uence on the world. Genghis khan just made you kiss his right for tribute then you could do
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