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2. Possibly future states, eg. Scotland, Quebec, 3. Violently trying to be a state, eg. Chechnia, basque, Transnistria, Kurdistan, China #1 fan of sovereignty 2008 russia/Georgia war Georgia sovereign in 1998 Abkhazia/South Ossetia didn’t want to be part of Georgia Biggest sovereignty supporters 1. China 2. Russia 3. Spain 4. Burma 5. Sudan 6. N. Korea War on drigs, war on terror, internationalism is overcoming sovereignty State or not a state 1. Africa: N 2. South Africa: Y 3. Tibet: N 4. Tajikistan: Y 5. Greenland: N 6. Somalia: Y 7. Middle East: N 8. East Timor: Y 9. Palau: Y 10. Kurdistan: N 11. Lesotho: Y 12. Puerto Rico: N 13. Vatican City: Y 14. Kosovo: N 15. Scotland: N 16. Taiwan: N 17. Texas: N The Political Left and Right Who controls the state Conservative 1. Preserving societal structure/ government 2. Increase power in fewer hands making more rules, less individualism less freedom to preserve societal structure, less control over economy, 3. Concentration of power/total consolidation of power. Dictatorship. Liberal 4. Rights of the individual 5. Political/economic power distributed between more people
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6. Total liberty total individualist, no laws nothing, free for all, no government no military, no police. Types of Government World Political spectrum 1. Left: little to no govt control, power in hands of everyone, anarchy 2. Right: complete govt control, power in hands of few, fascism. Anarchy: no anarchic state anywhere Communism: 1. We associate it with dictatorship but its not 2. Communism is political and economic system in one 3. No communist states Direct democracy: 1. Everyone (the people) votes on everything 2. Communism/ democracy close neighbors on the political spectrum Multi party representative democracy 1. Common on the world stage 2. Uses representatives 3. We vote in representatives 4. People still hold the power One party state Theocracy 1. Ruled by religion 2. Eg Vatican city 3. Better e.g. Iran 4. Ayatollah make ultimate decisions Monarchy 1. One family line 2. China, great Britain, france 3. Saudi arabia is a monarchy Military government 1. Military has taken over govt by force 2. eg Burma 3. 2011 Myanmar-burma junta dissolved 4. Best eg Thailand Dictatorship Fascism 1. Hold all power of the state, they are the state Dictatorship is someone who has come to power by force, fascism is someone who has been given the power
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Global Patterns of Governance Global trends of governance Serious shift to the left in last 100-200 years Multi-party/representative democracy is all the rage The Americas: Representative democracy in US European Eurasia Predominantly center left Moving right Theresa may, pm of uk, conservative Angela merkel, chancellor of germany, center right Mariano rajo, pm of spain, center right Matteo renzi, former pm Italy, center left
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