Category Archives: Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics: Interests, Identities, and

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The American political process in its urban environment. Robert and Sandra Connor of Little Rock established the Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship in 2004 to provide essential faculty development opportunities to rising academic experts in the college. The second edition continues the tradition of the first in updating what one reviewer commended as “outstanding… excellent annotated bibliographies at the end of each chapter and the thorough survey of the general literature of comparative politics at the end of the book.” In addition, the new edition includes an appendix of definitions that facilitate clarity and understanding of political science terminology, important for students at every level from the introductory on up.

Political Opposition and Local Politics in Japan (Princeton

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It is a form of government in which ,the power is ultimately vested in the people. The answers they offer, although seemingly common sensical, often raise complex, unforseen philosophical problems. Westen shows, through a whistle-stop journey through the evolution of the passionate brain and a bravura tour through fifty years of American presidential and national elections, why campaigns succeed and fail. Broadly, comparative politics may examine different country constitutions, policies, administrative structures, et cetera.

Dualism and Discontinuity in Industrial Societies

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In 1905 apart frorii American ~edeiationof Labour some other strong trade unions also came LIPas Industrial workers of tlle world, wliicli espoused French syndicalisni. However, tlie targets o f American pressure groups are tlie Congress and its committees rather than the President for lobbying purposes. 'I'liirdly, Indian pressuregroups based o n caste, religion, region, etc. are more powerfill than the r i i o d e r ~groups like busi~iess i organisations.

Redrawing the Nation: National Identity in Latin/o American

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The Senior Seminar is designed to allow senior undergraduates to meet with faculty members in a small group setting to explore an intellectual topic in political science at the upper-division level. We sliall take up tlie positive aspects o f the inipact o f globalisatio~i economy, on society and culture and education one by one. 1 1nlost o f the developing countries, the economic policies liad not bee11yielding 1. good results, especially for the poorer sections.

Bundle: Comparative Politics: Structures and Choices, 2nd +

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Readings include canonical statements (Rousseau, Marx, Fanon, Arendt), contemporary treatments and case studies. The political science minor emphasizes the interdependence of domestic politics and international relations in the present age of globalization. Why is there anger, rage in our political system. They take a secondary field comprehensive examination in the other field, or, with written approval from the faculty advisor and department chair, they may take a second field elsewhere in the School of Public Affairs (SPA), the School of International Service (SIS), or in another doctoral degree-granting teaching unit.

Political Stability and Democracy in Mexico: The "Perfect

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The distinctiveness of comparative politics, most comparativists would argue, lies in a conscious and systematic use of comparisons to study two or more countries with the purpose of identl>ing, and eventually explaining dzrerences or similarities between them with respect to the particular phenomeita being analqsod. It investigates the acquisition, demonstration and sustainability of political power in society. Topics include colonial conquest, multi-national investment, the debt crisis and globalization.

Between Tyranny and Anarchy: A History of Democracy in Latin

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S. leaders of the Comparative National Elections Project (CNEP), which focuses on politicization, political communication, and social structure within the context of election campaigns using compatible research designs and common survey questions across two dozen nations. Despite all efforts, the idea of power remains buried under a heavy cloud of ambiguity. Value: Values are statelnents which are supposed to be much more tied up with judgement and subjectivity.

The State of Social Welfare: The Twentieth Century in

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Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), pp. 351-363. “Resilient Royals: How Arab Monarchies Hang On,” Journal of Democracy, Vol. 23: No. 3 (October 2012), pp. 74-88. (with secondary author, F. Seth Crew Fields of Study: Environmental Politics & Policy; American Politics; and Public Administration and PolicyAbout: Seth Crew is a first-year Ph. In this phase theoretical criteria begin to crop up beside the traditional, practical ones and to play some part in the selection of the basic areas of inquiry in political science.

The German Polity (7th Edition)

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As a result, the Chinese peasants were soon regrouped into co-operatives and collectives. PSC 401 (capstone course) should be taken in the spring of the senior year. Examines the effects of ethical, historical, political and psychological perspectives on these belief systems. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990. “Rethinking Some Hard Facts”[part], “Why Transferring Loyalties to Democracy May Be Less Difficult Than We Think,” 1-9, 27-43.

Informal Politics in East Asia

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Marcuse holds tliat working class is no more a negation o f capitalism, but is i n c o l l u s i o ~ ~ with i t in protecting tlie present system. Any social division could form the basis for a party, including ethnicity, race, religion or region. Plato, arguably, was the “first” Political Scientist when he pondered the nature of justice almost 5,000 years ago. Possibly, Marx is the only philosopher who has vehemently argued the relationship between the two important subjects of social science.