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Unformatted text preview: -Politicians number one objective is to get re-elected-A zero-sum game, one persons game is another persons loss Anarchists agree with Rousseau, that governments destroy communities. By definition, government implies power and therefore inequality. Those with power can corrupt it, and those without power can do nothing. What is Comparative Politics?-To understand the idea that knowledge of the self is gained through knowledge of others. The comparative method is an excellent antidote to ethnocentrisms. -Eliminate the global Semitism towards a certain group Alexis de Tocqueville Democracy In America...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POLY SCI 51 taught by Professor Bach during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.
- Winter '08
- Democracy in America