POL 3 REVIEW SESSION

POL 3 REVIEW SESSION - POL3REVIEWSESSION 17:00...

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POL 3 REVIEW SESSION 17:00 Selectorate Theory Winning coalition, leaders, challengers, the selectorate, and the polity Leader stays in power by providing public and private goods W-democracies w-autocracies Challenger gains power by offering goods to members of winning coalition to  coerce them away from leader Public Good-non excludable and non rival Everyone benefits Private Goods Only winning coalition benefits Autocratic leaders keep resources for themselves by Because probability of being in winning coalition is larger in a w system w/s Wants to provide most cost effective goods to public Creates extra resources that they can keep for themselves Political survival prospects o Extra resources can be used for themselves to buy off members of  winning coalition to keep themselves in power in a w system Democratic Peace Democracies wont go to war with other democracies They fight just as much as other regimes When democracies go to war
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course POL 003 taught by Professor Nincic during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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