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Mark Buckalew Discussion Questions Which of these factors best explains the collapse of communism? The second factor, the unprecedented global economic growth seems to be the best factor in explaining the collapse of communism. Living standards increased, as well as the increased global wealth lead to a striation of people in communistic countries. These striations were felt most economically with people seeking their own personal gains, rather than the communal good. Furthermore, we see that snowballing has an important effect. With the American democratization model, we see places like Eastern Europe becoming more democratized and the snowballing effect occurs. We have countries following suit with their neighbors as they see higher qualities of living. This ultimately causes Soviet Russian’s control over these countries to be demolished, the major factor in stopping democratization. What does this tell us about the collapse of communism in all cases except Romania? And,
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course POL 140A taught by Professor Scheiner during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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