Political Economy and Development
A. Comparative Political Economy: the study of the relationship between states and
1. How politics and economics are related.
B. Political-economic system: the actual relationship between political and economi
BRIEF HISTORY OF COMMUNISM IN THE SOVIET UNION
Russian Revolution, 1917
I. Marxist ideals
Analyzed capitalism and exploitation of workers by owners
Said that there would be so much class conict that it would cause a revolution, workers will
POLITICAL ECONOMY IN EUROPE AND JAPAN
I. The Mixed Economy: Neither pure market economy nor communist
II. European welfare states
*Been in place for decades*
A. Whats covered:
Free education through highest degrees
Every kid could go to school, not just
Please write an essay on Russia and China during their classic communism phase. (For
Russia the classic communism phase refers to the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1991, and for
China the classic communism phase refers to the Mao era from 1949
1. 388: Brazils early history
2. 389: Old Republic
3. 391: State corporatism
4. 391: what is populism
5. 391-2: bureaucratic authoritarianism
6. 392: abertura
7. 397: top agricultural export in Old Republic
8. 397: government economic strategy in the 1930
Prelude: British History
Birthplace of democracy, longest unbroken democratic tradition
Early Industrialization and Empire
It was liner, it took centuries to establish this system
BRITAIN: MAJORITARIAN MODEL OF PARLIAMENTARY POLITICS
A. Colonial experience and postcolonial Brazilian empire 1822-69
B. Old Republic (1889-1930)
C. The 1930 revolution and Getulio Vargas
D. The Populist Republic (1945-64)
E. Bureaucratic Authoritarianism and military rule (1964-85)
53, 59 Thatcherism, neoliberalism
58: British economic strengths and weaknesses
59: state role in economic management
59-60. Orientation of economic policy in postwar period
59-60 Browns economic policy
62: child welfare in Brita
POL 102 FIRST TEST STUDY GUIDE
* BRING A PURPLE/PINK SCANTRON (Form 16485; 8 1/2 by 11 inch)*
Issue of 2010 protests, 47
British map, 49
first constraints on monarchical power in Britain, 50
Settling religious conflict in 1688, 51
POL 102: Introduction to Comparative Politics
Instructor: Dr. Gregory Love
Office: 334 Deupree
Office Hours: Tuesday 9:30-11 or by appointment
Office Phone: 915-5421
Email: [email protected]
Course Website: blackboard.olemiss.edu
*Added reading to the syllabus* Week 12 (before Thanksgiving) - News article
Nationalism and Identity
A. Liberty Leading the People painting
1. French Revolution era painting representing French nationalism
B. Nationalism: a political principle, which
What is comparative politics?
A. One of the three main sub-fields (other two are American politics and
B. The study and comparison of domestic politics and institutions across countries.
C. Two methods of research: quantitativ
A. The ideas of nacija (nation) and narod (people) are important in former
1. If you werent part of a certain nation and a certain type of people, you
B. 1974 Yugoslav Constitution
1. Gave Slavic Muslims the righ
Democratic Transitions and Regimes
A. What causes authoritarian regimes to transition to democracy?
1. The decisive step toward democracy is the devolution of power from a
group of people to a set of rules.
B. Democratic Consolidation
1. Democracy is c
A. Civil Society: participation in autonomous voluntary organizations.
1. Civic associationalism can take on numerous forms.
2. No governmental presence.
3. Schools for Democracy
a) Helps create and foster democratic norms and behavior.
A. Autocracy: a political system that has no competition and no (true) accountability;
those in power stay in power regardless of the wishes of the people.
B. Semi-liberal Autocracy: Some civil liberties present; civil society; s
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The electoral system is the fundamental institution of democracy.
It determines who will win and who will lose.
Solves a coordination problem
Duvergers Law favors a two-party system (the fewer people
What is democracy?
Normative conceptions (how things should be)
Political (who gets to make political
decisions and how they got to get there)
Economic (inequality the 1%)
2017-2018 Mortar Board Application
Major(s) and Minor(s):
Honors or awards received (academic or otherwise):
Leadership positions (offices held, committees chaired):
Campus and community activities (cl
Political Science 102 Notes
What is Comparative Politics?
o One of the 3 main subfields of political science
o Comparative Politics is the study and comparison of domestic politics across
o Comparative politics is defined by the how but not the