Political Science 101
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
o Does politics drive policy?
o Theodore Lowi & James Q. Wilsons Policy Matrix (Who pays & Who benefits?)
POLSCI 101 Notes: Week 4
a. What is a strong state?
b. What are the dimensions of state strength?
c. What are the origins of state-society relations in the United States?
2. State strength and state-society relations
a. A strong state:
Tyler Downey American Politcal Thought Joyce Denning 18 December 2007 In the Gilded age of American political thought new thinkers began to make assumptions on how the lives of Americans should be lived in the new modern industrial world. Like all ca