Introduction Lectures

Introduction Lectures - -conflict between...

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DEFINING THE TERMS - “MODERN” II. “GOVERNMENT” - RULING ELITE – THOSE WHO MAKE DECISIONS - RULING ELITE PLUS NORMS AND PRINCIPLES THAT FRAME THEIR RULE - PRINCIPLES OF INTERACTION BETWEEN RULERS AND RULED. Question: what is the modern state? III. “WORLD” - interdependence: conflict and cooperation - homogeneity effect: i. homogeneity of interests; ii. homogeneity of identities iii. globalization of institutions. - heterogeneity effect
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Interests, Identities, Institutions INTERESTS : why are interests politically relevant?
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Unformatted text preview: -conflict between interests-conflict between groups IDENTITIES : why are identities politically relevant? -the DIRECT impact of identities on politics-the INDIRECT relevance of identities on politics-the problem of multiple identities Question: how are interests and identities related to each other? INSTITUTIONS : why are institutions political relevant?-The concept of “institutions”-institutions as consequences – institutions as causes. -Major institutions in the modern world...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POL 221 taught by Professor Ganev during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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