FALL 2009 Introduction to Politics MIDTERM #2
Think about the failures of the Communist systems and what were their most critical errors; and
what they did well.
Think about the psychological and social barriers to democratic transition
Study Guide Midterm 1
3 FACES of POWER
A makes B do what A wants whether B likes it or not
A makes B do what A want and convinces B it's in their best interest
A makes B do what A wants and B isn't even aware it's happening
POLS 102 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS STUDY GUIDE
MIDTERM #3 FALL 09
Some topics to think about, especially the concepts related to them:
Think about how the international system is organized in terms of
states, organizations, and their
Why do we have a government?
o 1) Security of order
o 2) Protection of natural property
o 3) Provide general welfare
What is politics? Know the three key ideas our text talks about.
o 1) Conflictual
o 2) Process matters
o 3) Politics is everywhere
o 4) P