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ITS Study Guide_Exam1 - ITS 201 Exam 1 Chapters 1-5 Chapter...

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Unformatted text preview: ITS 201 Exam 1 Chapters 1-5 Chapter 1: Political Science Open Political Systems o Presidential Dominate western hemisphere Hold independent elections for the executive (president) Allows different parties to dominate respective branches Cannot pass legislation without approval of congress and the executive o Parliamentary Draws the executive from legislative elections Whoever wins in the legislature chooses the executive (prime minister) and cabinet from its party No single party commonly wins an outright majority in the legislative election Makes it that there needs to be a coalition between the parties o ExampleFrance incorporates both systems Empirical Data o Information gained from observations from an experiment or experience Qualitative dataused to describe types of information. Not as precise as quantitative o Gender, race, age Quantitative datastatistical analysis of large data sets o Voters ballots o International sidesurveys on foreign aid Behaviorism o Focuses on the measurable aspects of political behavior o Concentrates on the observable actions humans take in their political lives o Allows for data collection, helps keep political scientists outside of the realm of conjecture and interpretation o EX: Bill Clintons agenda during his presidency seemed a more conservative then his liberal roots would suggest International Studiesinterdisciplinary approach to exploring the world International Relationsis a specific subfield of political science. Democracy if holds elections?? o NO o There are single parties that have regular election BUT are not democratic Globalization: Power Point Slides Characteristics of Globalization Internationalization o International exchange and independence o Increasing interconnectedness and interaction between diverse cultures Implications for global transportation, media, education, health Liberalization o Economic liberalismadvocates free market capitalism o Borderless global economy Universalization o Spreading objects and experiences worldwideinternet o Events in one part of world have effects in other parts of the world Westernization (modernization) o Threat to traditional nonwestern culture Deterritorialization o Social activities transcend territorial distance o Shifts in how we experience space and place o Technology advancements like telecommunication, computers, media occur almost simultaneously anywhere and everywhere International Organizations 2 types of organizations International Political Organizationsbased on need for cooperation to address international and global problems o Address political, historical, geographical, economic, and cultural international issues 1. International Governmental Organizations (IGO) o Organization with an international membership, scope, or presence that advances global or regional interests o Member (sovereign) states held together by formal agreement...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course ITS 201 taught by Professor Copp during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.

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ITS Study Guide_Exam1 - ITS 201 Exam 1 Chapters 1-5 Chapter...

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