POL100: Study Guide for Test 2
1) One-party dominance: Mexico and India
A. Why one-party dominate might not be a developed liberal democracy
B. Diamond and Opalas views on using it to implement democratization and
Diamond: parliamentary syste
Percys Response to Diversity Dialogue
Percy Patrick Diiorio
The Diversity Dialogue opened me up to many powerful arguments that prove
that although we do have an African-American President, we still are in fact a racist
society. The first point of
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
Study Guide for the Mid-term Exam
This exam will include two of the essay questions from this study guide (you will answer
one) and five of the short answer questions (you will answer four). The essay question
Intro Int. Relations
Foreign Aid to Non-Democracies?
In George Washingtons farewell speech, he advised the country to not get caught up in
worldly affairs. Two World Wars later, the US finds itself as the hegemon in the mid
Intro Int. Politics
Different Thoughts on Foreign Aid
Foreign aid is a somewhat new idea to the world. Aid was prevalent two hundred years
ago, there is no arguing that. But with the advancement of technology and th
1. Create a sample bibliography and include the research question you
Does the USA spend too little or too much on foreign aid? In some countries, the
aid we give is greatly appreciated and put to good use. Other countries
Int. International Politics
For my second extra credit assignment, I attended the Shabbat Dinner at Rollins.
I knew little about the Jewish community at Rollins prior to going to the dinner but I met
some great people. It turns
List of suggestions on current topics in international politics:
1. Redeem the U.S. role in the world. The richest and most powerful country, along
with the leader and inspiration in democratic ideals, is barely participating in
global efforts to end pove
Liberalism, Recession, Global Poverty
1. What is a liberalist approach to economic development?
A liberalist approach to economic development is a belief in global production and trade
because it relies on cooperation to grow. Liberalists believe that gov
1. Should Libya have been bombed in 2011? Explain both sides of the argument.
Both Libyan officials and international states and organizations called for a no-fly zone
over Libya in light of allegations that Gaddafis military had conduc
Intro International Politics
What was the Seattle Syndrome?
The Seattle Syndrome was a demonstration of protests regarding sweatshops in
the Asian Pacific. The Sweatshops hosted brutal working conditions, poor wages, and
Intro to Comparative Politics
Final Study Sheet
1. There is a wide variation among the political systems of post-communist states. Discuss
what factors seem to influence whether a state transitioned to democracy. Also explain
how some states emb
30 April 2013
The Controversy Surrounding Guantanamo Bay
Since the existence of human organization, conflict has continued to be a
dominant factor in the evolution of political behavior. As communities have grown and
Intro to International Politics
Maps have inherent biases
Mercator Map: made in 1500s during age of exploration. Meant to show navigation.
Scale is off but distances between continents are correct.
All maps, theories, and models hav