Write Up Example 3
The picture that Gilpin paints of The Insecure Trading System does not have a
good prognosis at all for Third World development. As he says, it is more likely
that the WTO will be ineffective than that it will threaten the national sove
Self concept and self
March 4, 2014
Self iden/ty and self schemas
Self-serving thoughts and comparisons
April 17, 2014
Altruism vs. egoism.
What is altruism?
Can altruism explain prosocial behavior?
SituaBonal determinants of moral behavior.
Bystander intervenBon revisited.
January 23, 2014
Examples of conformity
Milgram et al. (1969)
Types of social inuence
Conformity. What is it? Nature and types
Heuris'cs and biases in
February 27, 2014
Cogni've Reect Test
Accessibility and judgment
Framing eects and reference point eects
January 28, 2014
Informa9on for how to register your clicker is
now on Canvas.
Must do this to obtain par9cipa9on credit.
Informa9on is also posted there about
par9cipa9on in the Experimetri
The expression and experience
April 1, 2014
The expression of prejudice
The experience of p
Causes of intergroup stereotyping,
discrimina4on, and prejudice
March 27, 2014
Broad causes of prejudice:
Social inuence, social learning
April 8, 2014
7 Ques.ons About A,rac.on
Do we love the one were with?
Does familiarity breed contempt?
Is beauty only skin deep?
Do birds of a feather ock together?
Processes of perceptual and
February 6, 2014
Experimenter expectancy eects
Real world demonstra;ons of behavioral
Pygmalion in the classroom
Real world demon
April 15, 2014
4 Experimetrix credits (or write a short paper).
Worth 8% of total grade.
Friday May 2nd is the last day studies will be
open for your par$cipa$on.
Group decision making
March 21, 2014
Group decision making
Problems that can arise in group decision making
Real world cases of social inuence in
March 18, 2014
4 hours credit required by end of semester.
Need to get started on this.
Note addiFonal reading from the text on
pages 453-465 (syllabus
Pluralis(c ignorance and social
February 4, 2014
Ki;y Genovese incident: Bystander apathy
Experiments that document the phenomenon
Changing behavior via awareness of pluralis(c ignora
Write Up Example 2
Ethics concerns moral values and customs of a person or group, encompassing concepts
such as right and wrong, good and evil, liberty, equality, and fraternity. Our obvious point
of reference is Kapsteins argument that globalization does
Write Up Example 1
Instead of merely summarizing them, one should look for broader rhetorical methods as
well as general similarities and contrasts in their approaches to understand how they
challenge the conventional. In this, it is instructive to observ
Study Guide 4
How have the scholars & policymakers we have examined in class tended to define democracy?
What are the implications of this definition for democracy promotion efforts?
Defn of democracy:
Protection of Civil, political liberties
Study Guide 3
Are human rights universal? Assess the strengths and weaknesses of at least three
arguments that have appeared in our readings.
Arg 1 Exceptionalists view the system for personal self-determination and individual rights as
corrosive of socia
Study Guide 2
Is democracy a universal value? Be able to articulate arguments in support of this proposition as
well as challenging it.
- Intrinsic value: political freedom is part of human freedom in general
- instrumental value: enhances the hearin
A. Terms to Know
Be able not only to define, these terms, but also to discuss significance.
Treaty of Westphalia
modern state system
End of History thesis
Clash of Civilizations thesis
Political and economic liberalism
1. In what ways do Matarese, Puchala, and Mazrui challenge conventional
understandings of the way in which international politics works?
Instead of simply summarizing the three readings, one should look at the broader
rhetorical methods that they employ a
Practice Exam 1
Please provide short responses of 700-800 words each to THREE of the four questions
from the list below. (Note: This means that each of your answers will be 2-3 pages long,
assuming Time New Roman, 12-point, 1-inch margins)
1. In what ways
You will choose one of the readings from the list below, and write an analytical leadership
memo (roughly 3 single-space pages). This memo will be due in class on WEDNESDAY
View this memo as a way to get at the SO WHAT? question that yo
very authoritative case study of the i
Please make sure your name is
wri0en or printed clearly on all
three sec6ons of your paper.
Research methods in social
February 11, 2014
Why psychology needs to be scien?c
April 24, 2014
Available on-line now.
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