INTL4680_Oct30t - But also cancer develops o Development...

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Tuesday 30 October 2007 INTL 4680 Samuel Huntington Political Order in Changing Societies Notes The notion of modernization is prevalent in Huntington’s book. Modernization entails change, bringing with it, at least at the beginning, negative realities of economic, social and political inequalities, deficiencies, instability, disorder and chaos. More modern societies are generally more stable and suffer less domestic violence than modern societies. It is not the absence of modernity but the efforts to achieve it (states in a transitional stage) which produce political disorder. As we see a shift from rural to urban setting, we see changes in affiliation Hunting discusses political institutions, modernization, traditional polities, praetorianism, revolutions, reforms and parties, and how these entities affect political order, change or decay. Dimensions of Development Conceptual surroundings of Development Synonym/hyponym for change o Usually considered as a positive change, beneficial alteration, achievement of a better (material) life
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Unformatted text preview: But also cancer develops o Development derives from the word of uncovering or unfolding Other Parallel Concepts Progress, advancement, growth Counterconcepts Opposites of change: unchangeability, undevelopment, and stagnation Structure of the Concept Dimensions of Development Historical Context ... Critiques of Imperialism Liberalist critique: Marxist critique: Nationalist critique: Modernization Theory Walter W. Rostow: Stages of Economic Growth (1960) Daniel Lerner (1958): The Passing of Traditional Society Ch Samuel P. Huntington (1968): Political Order in Changing Societies Comparative study of revolution o Starting-point The poorest countries were relatively stable, but those countries having a bit of affluence were explosive. o Argument The reason for revolutions was not on poverty but on the imbalanced modernization process....
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