GOVT 341 America vs. Europe Lecture 2 (Jan. 24)

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SOC/GOVT 341 SPRING 2008 TU/TH 11:40a-12:55pm 165 McGraw Hall Sydney Van Morgan Department of Sociology/IES Office: 120 Uris Hall Phone: 5-7592 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: W 11am-1pm Modern European Politics Modern European Politics and Society and Society Course TA: Jennifer Hadden Department of Government Office: B13 White Hall Mailbox: White Hall 214 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: W 2-4pm
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Bigger role for the state, esp. in the realm of social policy Higher unionization rates Presence of socialist parties Lower church attendance rates America versus Europe America versus Europe
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Absence of fuedalism Early affluence Immigration Race Availability of land Explaining the Differences Explaining the Differences
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European Constitutions European Constitutions
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Womanhood Suffrage Womanhood Suffrage 1906 Finland 1913 Norway 1915 Denmark 1918 Austria, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland,
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Unformatted text preview: Russia 1919 Belarus, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Ukraine 1920 Albania, Czech Republic, Iceland, Slovakia 1921 Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Sweden 1928 Ireland, United Kingdom 1931 Spain 1934 Turkey 1944 Bulgaria, France 1945 Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, 1946 Romania, Yugoslavia 1948 Belgium 1949 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1955 Greece 1960 Cyprus 1962 Monaco 1971 Switzerland 1973 Andorra, San Marino 1976 Portugal Other differences (or similarities)? Other differences (or similarities)? • Who watches more TV? • Who works more? • Where are murders more common? • Who spends more on education? • Where is income inequality the worst? • Who is more conservative? • Who drinks more? Christian Democrats Christian Democrats Read: European Democracies , Chapters 12 & 13 “Sign up on Blackboard,” says Beatrix Next time… Next time…...
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