Intro to IDEV TA Session
September 22, 2016
- Hard-workers stock=capital
- Lazy people get the jobs
- Capitalists Oppressors
- Labors Oppressed
International multi corp.
Domestic Gov. as oppress
Decentralized Despotism: How Indirect Colonial Rule
Undermines Contemporary Democratic Attitudes
Evidence from Namibia
June 20th, 2016
M.Lechler and L.McNamee
Lungisile Ntsebeza. Democracy Compromised: Chiefs and the Politics of the Land in South
Africa. Leiden: Brill, 2005. 300 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-14482-8.
Reviewed by Sean Redding
Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2009)
Commissioned by Lindsay F.
What makes elections free and fair? Elklit and Svenson (Chapter 2 of
There are indicators but no universal standard of free and (less
importantly) fair elections.
It is challenging to develop a checklist for free and fair elections that applies
Stronger Legislatures, Stronger Democracies, Chapter 14 Diamond and
Steven Fish is a professor of political science at UC Berkeley.
This essay proposes a new and arguably more fruitful way of thinking
about how political institut
Federalism and Democracy: Beyond the US Model (1999)
Alfred Stepan: Wallace S. Sayre Professor of Government at Columbia University & Editor of Democracies in
The risk of federalism is when in a non-democratic federal polity elections in subunits
Cecilia (1) Mark Blyth, An Approach to Comparative Analysis or a Subfield Within a Subfield?
Political Economy, Lichbach & Zuckerman, Chap. 8 193-219 (27pages)
About the Author: Mark Blyth (born in 1967) is a Scottish political scientist, and a professor
Ideas and Foreign Policy: An Analytical Framework (1993 3 rd wave of democratization)
Judith Goldstein-Stanford University Chair of the Department of Political Science
Robert O. Keohane Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University, author of A
1st image Vs 2nd image:
If human behavior can explain everything then it is not the determinant factor.
Understand war & peace psychology, sociology, political analysis international politics (wars happen among
states) OR States States (it is in their nam
Why States Act through formal International Organizations
IO: help states manage everyday interactions + international conflicts
IO: community representatives allows state to create & implement community values
to enforce commitment
Theory doesnt explain
Waltz Man the State and War
Chapter 4: The Second Image.
International Conflict and the Internal Structure of States.
Waltz says that, according to the second image, the internal organisation of states is the key
to understanding war and
Robert Owen Keohane (born October 3, 1941) is an American academic, who, following the publication
of his influential book After Hegemony (1984), became widely associated with the theory of neoliberal
institutionalism in internationa