When Corruption is Harmful? Part II
Corruption denition- an illegal payment to a public agent to obtain a benet that
may or may not be deserved in the absence of payoff. It can range from a low level
The Coming Wave of East Asian Democracy
Democracy in East Asia is on the rise
o A new regional wave of transitions to democracy unfolds in the next
five to ten years is more likely to come to this region
East Asia is better positioned to increase the nu
The Rise of Illiberal Democracy
- There is an increasing fear that even those elections that are declared free and fair, will still produce
elected individuals who are racists, fascists, and separatists.
- Around the world, this issue has ari
a. Differences in the definition of corruption
Official laws of nations
Affects on the public
b. Important differences amongst nations in how these problems are defined
I. Corruption and Related Public Probl
Fareed Zakaria The Rise of Illiberal Democracy Pt. 2
A. Western countries/scholars promote the creation of strong centralized states in
the Third World.
a. Still, we should note that they must be a legitimate gov
Anna M. Mandujano
Pols 190 Seminar
When is corruption harmful?
Under what conditions is corruption especially harmful and when is it less costly?
Definition: By corruption I mean an illegal pa
I. Introduction (P. 147)
What is a democracy and is not, and which regimes are democracies and
which are not.
Is Ukraine a democracy? Russia? What about Nigeria, Indonesia or Turkey?
There was a
September 15, 2015
Why are there no Arab democracies?
a. Democratizations third wavedid not include Arab states
i. In 1974, there were 40 democracy
ii. However, 1990, there were 76 electoral dem
Confucianism and Democracy
by Francis Fukuyama
Juxtaposition of Confucianism and Democracy
Confucianism stresses respect of elders and authority, while Democracy emphasizes
individual rights (less hierarchy)
August 27, 2015
Where and How Did Democracy Develop?
A BRIEF HISTORY
a. The start of democracy was not twenty five hundred years ago in ancient Greece.
1. Rise, decline, and disappearance of dem
Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States
By Larry Diamond
The difficulty of continuing the spread democracy in modern times
Countries with the easiest economic, social, historical, and geographic paths to Democracy
Aurelio S. Mendoza
Why the rule of law matters.
What is needed is a truly democratic rule of law that ensures political rights, civil liberties, and
mechanisms of accountability, which in turn affirm the political equality of all