October 12 class notes

October 12 class notes - October 12, 2010 Exam: 3-5...

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October 12, 2010 Exam: 3-5 questions Not a one-question essay Length will be of that of an essay Questions might be worth different points Readings and lectures included No questions about proper nouns, dates, countries No proofs Looking to make sure we understand the contours of the theory Make efforts to draw connections among various classes Try to link up authors with what they wrote Democracy and Wealth (Part IX) I. Exogenous Modernization II. Income Inequality and Democracy We thought something about wealth created democracy – wrong Yet, we know the trend is still true From where does democracy come? How do these things happen? Endogenous v. exogenous democracy Something else causes democracy to form but wealth might sustain it once it has been formed o Jamorsky found that no democracy where there is a meaningful opposition party and the losers step down peacefully as collapsed when they are richer than about $6,000 per person (middle income, similar to parts of Latin America and Asia) o What might explain that?
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course GVPT 451 taught by Professor Joelsimmons during the Fall '10 term at Maryland.

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October 12 class notes - October 12, 2010 Exam: 3-5...

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