POL101Y - March 5th notes

POL101Y - March 5th notes - POL101Y - March 3rd 2012 Failed...

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POL101Y - March 3 rd 2012 Failed States Sequences of modernization: In the West, state (as an organization) ->nation (as a national culture)-> mass politics Rest of world experiences mass politics before institutional development (inversion through colonialism and decolonialism) Ex. Nigerian decolonialism-> mass politics -> state borders -> national culture Praetorian Polities: Even in poorer countries there is a modicum of modernization (education, urbanization, industrialization) Ex. they participate in modern society through modern politics o But they have weak institutionalization (parties, bureaucracies, regulation) o Democratic politics seem similar to ours (less impersonal) Programmatic – Votes based on competing visions of the public good o But their politics have differing characteristics Clientelistic – Votes based on direct exchange network (Ex. Bribes vs. tax reductions) Charismatic – Votes based on the force of personality rather than programmatic
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course POL 101 taught by Professor Wongandkopstein during the Fall '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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