10-12 PACS Lecture

Causality 1 relative inequality grievances settled

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Unformatted text preview: ierarchy 3. Asian culture: no to “contentious” democracy (Singapore is a democracy…multiparty democracy) a. Lee Kwan Yew said that Asian democracy favored citizen interest instead of individual contention b. He felt that countries had every right to interpret by themselves the idea of human rights and to fit it into their cultures c. Singapore is a multicultural and multi ­religion society III. Natural Resources and the Political Economy of Conflict A. International Political Economy (IPE) 1. Economic and political power are intertwined (so intertwined that they cannot be pulled apart) 2. In conflicts, IPE looks to economic causes 3. Natural resources: management, mismanagement, scarc...
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