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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to the Course and Myself How to Think About Politics Congress The Presidency Federal Judiciary The Bureaucracy Lecture Notes for Exam I Taylor McMichael Dept. of Political Science Texas Tech September 16, 2009 Taylor McMichael Dept. of Political Science Texas Tech Lecture Notes for Exam I Introduction to the Course and Myself How to Think About Politics Congress The Presidency Federal Judiciary The Bureaucracy Introduction to Me Introduction to the Course Syllabus Unpopular Answers to Popular Questions Outline I 1 Introduction to the Course and Myself Introduction to Me Introduction to the Course Syllabus Unpopular Answers to Popular Questions 2 How to Think About Politics What is Politics? What is Institutional Design and Why Does it Matter? Authority, Power in Authoritarian and Democratic Regimes Introduction to Politics as Strategic Games Prisoners Dilemma Taylor McMichael Dept. of Political Science Texas Tech Lecture Notes for Exam I Introduction to the Course and Myself How to Think About Politics Congress The Presidency Federal Judiciary The Bureaucracy Introduction to Me Introduction to the Course Syllabus Unpopular Answers to Popular Questions Outline II Institutional Design and Principles 3 Congress Congress: Nuts and Bolts House of Representatives United States Senate Getting Elected to Congress Redistricting, Reapportionment, and Gerrymandering Name Recognition Campaign Financing What Does Congress Look Like? Overview of the Legislative Process Committees Taylor McMichael Dept. of Political Science Texas Tech Lecture Notes for Exam I Introduction to the Course and Myself How to Think About Politics Congress The Presidency Federal Judiciary The Bureaucracy Introduction to Me Introduction to the Course Syllabus Unpopular Answers to Popular Questions Outline III 4 The Presidency Head of State vs. Head of Government Institutional Design and the Presidency Authority of the President Traditional vs. Modern Presidency 5 Federal Judiciary What defines the Court structure? Judicial Review Structure of Federal courts What are the Jurisdictions? What do these Courts Look Like? Taylor McMichael Dept. of Political Science Texas Tech Lecture Notes for Exam I Introduction to the Course and Myself How to Think About Politics Congress The Presidency Federal Judiciary The Bureaucracy Introduction to Me Introduction to the Course Syllabus Unpopular Answers to Popular Questions Outline IV How do judges decide? Factors in Deciding a Case Rules of Judicial Decision making The Politics of Selecting Judges Decision making by the Supreme Court 6 The Bureaucracy Growth in Bureaucratic Power Implementation Regulation Adjudication Budget maximization Taylor McMichael Dept. of Political Science Texas Tech Lecture Notes for Exam I Introduction to the Course and Myself How to Think About Politics Congress The Presidency Federal Judiciary The Bureaucracy Introduction to Me Introduction to the Course Syllabus Unpopular Answers to Popular Questions Outline V...
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