POLI 212 - March 31st notes

POLI 212 - March 31st notes - Regime Transition Phrases A....

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Regime Transition Phrases A. Opening B. B Split in Regime S-L/H-L C. Politicization of Cicil Society D. Maintaining Contol Cross-Roads a. Roll back (ex. Military coup) b. Civil War c. Procees and Accelerates i. Negotiated transition Definition Liberalization: (get it from someone) o Political organization and expression o Not democratization (more narrow) o Important to point out: all of these changes are granted and controlled from  above o Subject to revelcation at any time o Intial impulse: not to democratize, to introduce limited reforms Why is liberalization persued in authoritative regimes? o The calculation is to allow some degree of limited ___ to maintain large  degree of political control o A split has emerged within the regime (the ruling elite) o Sharpens an emerging split within the regime  Split: distinction between reformers (soft liners) and conservatives (hard  liners) Reformers: have to find a way to satisfy hard liners, while conceding  enough to keep under control those who would like to see more deailed  reform more quickly So the split: soft and hard liners have different paths of negotiation (?) Soft liners recognize the battle they’re up against in terms of the ruling  elite And they’re up for it
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ARTS 200 taught by Professor Sharma during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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