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Unformatted text preview: Incapable of influencing policy Pro-regime bias Clientalistic Take aid from the regime Trust levels are low • Opposition Movements o Include formal opposition parties as well as informal o Blurred line between parties and social movements weak nature of parties pushed leaders toward NGO o Focus on human rights, women’s rights, and democracy promotion o Islamist groups o Can sometimes work with the regime to get things done • Institutions o Civil society and social movements require institutions: Constitutions Laws o Institutions give the civil society structure and impact how it works...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor Teitelbaum during the Spring '08 term at GWU.
- Spring '08
- Comparative Politics