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Comparative Politics: PS 300 Anibal Perez-Linan TA: Reynaldo Rojo Mendora 8/30/2010 1. Political theory: 19 th century, Hobbes Machiavellian ect. 2. int relations 3. American politics 4. comparative politics: focuses on domestic politics of other countries insight/ discovery justification/convincing others Describe Explanation 3. form hypothesis 4. test 1. Political regimes: how politicians get power and how they use it afterwards a. Part one: democracies first half of the year i. Majoritarian THE US IS A MIX OF BOTH ii. Consensus: Switzerland Belgium b. Part two: Dictatorships: i. Totalitarian: SU, Nazi Germany, MAO ii. Authoritarian: regressive but not as bad as totalitarian 1. post totalitarian: china transformation 2. bureaucratic authoritarian: military Chile iii. Neo-patrician: state is like the rulers property 9/1/2010 Where and when was democracy invented?? Discussion questions 1. Late 18 th century what was democracy? a.
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course PS 0300 taught by Professor Perez-linan during the Spring '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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