PHILOS 51 Section#: 4402
December 2, 2015
Quite frankly, I do not have a clear all encompassing political philosophy.
Numerous political philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Rousseau and Lock have
influenced my assumptions on human nature
What is Yohimbe and what is it used for?
Yohimbe is the name of an evergreen tree found in parts of central and western Africa.
The bark of the Yohimbe tree contains a chemical called yohimbine witch can be used
as an aphrodisiac. Yohimbine can increase b
English 2 Paper 3
By: Tarek Sebai
3. The stories by Chekhov, Cisneros, Hurston, and Hughes all represent character
development within a set of social circumstances which contribute significantly to the
behavioral patterns and states of min
SOC. 152A FINAL REVIEW
Abortion PP. 298.8-301end
Americans Are Divided on Abortion, but Most Favor
1) In 1973 the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Roe vs
Wade that states could not enact an outright ban on
SOC152 A: Human Sexuality
MIDTERM 2 REVIEW
*Chapter 15: STDs will not be covered in the review, but WILL
be on the midterm. See lecture notes, book and STD chart
available on Gauchospace *
CHAPTER 13 :Sexual Variety is the Spice of Life
Fetishism sexual a
Study Guide Midterm Exam
Hypothesis, theory, (natural) law: different degree of certainty
Heat: there are three ways to move heat around-what are they, and how do they work?
Difference between Heat and Temperature?
Principle of Uniformitarianism
MES 45 Midterm Study Guide
Please bring with you one bluebook and a green scantron
Midterm grade breakdown:
20% Multiple Choice
20% Short Identification
60% Short Essay
There will be fifteen questions in this category. Five will be re
Soc 152 Midterm 3 Review
*We will not cover contraception in this review, so look over
lecture notes, the book and the chart on Gauchospace*
CHAPTER 14 SEXUAL DISORDERS
The Prevalence of Sexual Disorders is Controversial
1. M and W sexual problems differ
Shibley Telhami, The Stakes, chapter 1, Understanding the Terrorist
Threat, pp. 1-36, or in Political Science 150-A Reader.
o 5 Conflicting views of terrorism between USA and others:
Much of the world empathized with the US after 9/11 and
Robert Freedman, Israel and the Arabs and Beyond, in Yambert, The
Contemporary Middle East, Chapter7, pp.91-98.
Preface / Intro / Background
Israel politics have origins in doctrine of nationalism
Freedman sketches emergence of Zionism- the call of Jewis
Sayyid Qutb, Jihad in the Cause of God, in John J. Donohue, and
John L. Esposito, eds., Islam in Transition: Muslim Perspectives, pp.
409-416, or in Political Science 150-A Reader.
o there is no compulsion in religion
o the word religion includes more
o fought for the islamic resurgence, and founded modern organization. He
was a social activist who was skilled at mass org. He had strong
leadership structure and worked on youth and womens activities. The
brotherhood secret o
Sunnis and Muslims and Shias
Fertile crescent: Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iraq
Northern tier: Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan
Arabian peninsula: Saudi, yemen, abu dabi
Zionist: A religious variety of Zionism supports Jews up
Mark Juergensmeyer, Terror in the name of God, in Political Science
o Thoughts on 9/11 attack, why would someone do that in the
name of God?
o ideals of vicious activists are permeated on entire religion
o concept of religious terr
Bernard Reich, and Shannon Powers, he United States and Israel, in
Yambert, The Contemporary Middle East, Chapter 8, pp.99-119.
The US and Israel (Ch.8)
o Differences in interests
Israeli interests are more narow and regional and there are more
Lecture notes 10/22
Haram al SharifMecca, Medina and Jeruselem- 3 holiest Mosques
Islam is the second largest faith in the worldwide, one fifth of mankind,
and fastest growing
Continues to be misunderstood in the west
1. India was once a British colony, and based its electoral system on the British system.
Both also have a parliamentary government at the national level and therefore have a
prime minister. However, many other differences between the tw
Compare the United Kingdom and Germany in terms of the type of welfare state each country
is, and the type of health care system each offers to its population. How efficient is each type
of system in costs versus outcomes? Where does the United States ran
Outside of Western Europe, the success rate of stable democracy varies widely. In the
Americas, 68% of all countries qualify as free, versus 41% of the Asia Pacific region countries,
20% of SubSaharan Africa countries, and only 11% of countries in the Mid
3. How does the role of states differ in a Liberal Market Economy, a Coordinated Market
Economy, and a Developmental State model? In what ways is the role of the state
similar in all three economies? Discuss with reference to a case of each type of
2. Discuss at least three conditions that might make identity is more likely to become a
source of political conflict. Illustrate how these conditions increase the likelihood of
conflict with reference to two cases of conflicts based on issues of identity
India was once a British colony, and based its electoral system on the British system. Both also
have a parliamentary government at the national level and therefore have a prime minister.
However, many other differences between the two countries affect th
1. What is the difference between a strong state and a weak one? Discuss at least three
factors believed to affect state capacity. Of these three factors, which do you think is most
consistently and predictably related to the creation of stronger states (
CHAPTER 13: Groups and Interests
An organized group of individuals or organizations that make policy appeals to govt
Enhance democracy by representing interests of large # of people and encourages political participation
o Educate membe
The Soviet Transition
Was Gorbachev about?
Congress of Peoples Deputies of the USSR march 1989 Semi-Competitive
Marketization - Coops, Competition
Freedom of the Press