Sovereignty: the ability to carry out actions and policies within a territory
Discussion and Review #4: Communist and Postcommunist Countries
1. How does the communist ideology interpret capitalist democracy?
Embraces a non-democratic system of governance
Karl Marx (1818-1883) really developed communism accidently; his thinking as
Discussion and Review #3: Democratic Regimes/Advanced Liberal Democracies
1. How do we evaluate whether a regime is democratic or authoritarian?
2 dimensions of criteria to use
o Participation in political process (masses) All popn can participate in
Discussion and Review #1: The State and Identities
1. Explain state, regime, government. What are their characteristics?
1. defined as a monopoly of violence over a given territory (borders are defined
and have an exclusive source of power) and is