POLS 385: Origins of Putinism Final Paper
Beware the Hydra: Evolution of Contemporary Russian Nationalism and its Influence on Foreign Policy
Nationalism in Russia has always been malleable. In Tsarist times, national identity cente
Acquired (artificial) immunity: can be acquired through vaccination.
Exposed to an inactivated portion of the antigen that is trying to be prevented
Inactivated sequence will target the antibody for learning and memory
Adaptive immunity: comes from stem c
Problem definition = ideological narratives of cause & effects
- what effects a child in how they perceive themselves and therefore
acquire, attain, and apply knowledge
Distributive politics = who gets what, when, how and where?
- Different pol
Giving by Individuals to Nonprofits
- wealthy people who live near people in poverty are likely to give
- as we see greater degrees of wealth, they often dont give as much
away which is problematic for the NP sector
- the money individuals dona
Actualized citizens vs. dutiful citizens
- actualized = non-standard
- dutiful = voting, traditional sense of civic engagement
There is a continuum of Nonprofit Political Engagement
Build social capital in communities foster civic associations,
The saying goes, The rich get richer and in a world where votes are money and power
is the currency of choice, gerrymandering is Washington DCs personal hedge fund. The game
is created, regulated and approved by the same group o
POLS 342 Assignment 2
Jacob Shuster (worked with Penelope Penzas)
1. The policy platform location will reach equilibrium at point 4. This will cause Candidate A to
end up winning because the indifferent voter will vote for Candidate A.
2. If both
Better Know A District
Representative Justin Amash Republican from Michigans 3rd district
Congressman Amash refers to himself as a libertarian and places a large
emphasis on transparency. At only 36 years old, he is one of th
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Comparative Politics Notes
1. Overview and definitions
A. Politics-That which concerns the public sphere
Activity through which people make rules by which they live
Justified by notion of public good
1. During the first Russian revolution, Tsar Nicholas II granted some concessions, which included the
creation of a legislative body called _.
a) The imperial parliament
b) The Verkhovna Rada
c) The Congress of Russia
d) The Duma
2. Which of the following
IMPORTANT TERMS, NAMES, EVENTS AND DATES History 383, etc
Dr. Kenneth W. Stein, Emory University, Fall 2016
Topography, geography, geology and ecology of the Middle East
Absence of resources who has cultivable land and water?
Arab societies- characteris
Why Dont Democracies Fight One Another
Democratic Peace: The observation that there are few, if any, clear cases of war between mature
democratic states. The cordial relationship between France and Germany, which coincided with
the establishment of democr
Whose Interests Count in Matters of War and Peace?
Conflicts between states often arise from the interests of domestic actors within them, interests
that include more than the basic need for physical security. In early modern Europe, wars often
Collective Security: Why Cant the United Nations Keep the Peace
Collective security organizations: broad-based institutions that promote peace and security
among their members. Examples are the League of Nations and the United Nations.
Similar to Alliance
Alliances: Why Promise to Fight Someone Elses War?
Alliances are institutions that help their members cooperate militarily in the event
of a war. Like all institutions, alliances specify standards of behavior. Alliances
also codify bargains between their
What are Exchange Rates, and Why Do They Matter?
A national monetary system is a classic public good: it benefits everyone, but because people
cannot be excluded from its benefits and charged for them, there is little incentive for private
firms to provid
What are International Human Rights?
Human Rights: the rights possessed by all individuals by virtue of being human, regardless of
their status as citizens of particular states or members of a group or organization.
The Universal Declaration of Human Righ
Terrorism: Why Kill Civilians
Terrorism: The use or threatened use of violence against noncombatant targets by individuals or
non-state groups for political ends. Terrorism, like war, is a product of a strategic interaction
between the terrorists and the
How and Why Do People Invest Overseas?
Portfolio Investment: Investments in a foreign country via the purchase of stocks (equities),
bonds or other financial instruments. Portfolio investors do not exercise managerial control of the
What is International Law?
International Law: a body of rules that binds states and other agents in world politics in their
relations with one another and is considered to have the status of law.
How Does International Law Get Made?
Two principal mechanis
Social Scientific Study of World Politics
One post-World War II intellectual reaction to the earlier approaches was to study international
relations in a scientific manner. The idea was to stress comparability rather than uniqueness - to
look for recurrin
Twelve Puzzles in Search of Explanations
Puzzles: observations about the world that demand an explanation. In some case, they arise
because the world does not work the way that we might expect.
Ex. War is a puzzling phenomenon. Given the enormous human an
The Emergence of International Relations: The Mercantilist Era
The world as a meaningful political and economic unit only emerged after 1500.
Before then, most major societies existed in practical isolation from all but those
on their immediate borders. T