Unformatted text preview: material; they do not require any specific knowledge of the countries or substantive issues referred to in the questions. 1. Between 1879 and 1896, the National Policy served the Tories well. How? How would you explain the success of this policy, in political terms? Why didn’t the Liberals dump the National Policy when they came into office? 2. It is often said system-level theories represent a trade-off between generalizability and accuracy. What can system-level theories tell us about Canada’s decision to pursue a bilateral free trade deal with the U.S. in the 1980s? To get the most accurate description, what other level of analysis would you turn to? 3. When South Korea switched to EOI, did it have a choice? Do we need to include lower levels of analysis in a broad description of this decision, or did system-level forces merely dictate the switch in development strategies?...
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- Spring '09
- national policy, total course mark