615 615 0.06 0.11
Table 1.1: Regression models of the number of parties in a parliament. Several
things are worth noting in the table. First, the constant is the average number of
parties in all demo
theoretical frameworks in political science: the rational choice approach, and the
institutional approach explain the difference between qualitative and
quantitative methods in political science.
Learning outcomes By the end of this chapter, and having co
Types and patterns of
government .134 8.2 Theories of
coalition formation .136 8.3 The
consequences of single-party and coalition government .141
8.5 A reminder of your learning
outcomes .148 8.6 Sample examination
_ III. True/False: 1. Direct Democracy is practiced in Switzerland. 2.
Property is a fundamental right in India.
1. Define democracy. 2. Explain dictatorship.
Part-C 1. Explain the features of direct democracy 2. Describe constitutional
1 What this course is
about .1 Aims and
objectives .2 The
structure of the subject
guide .3 Reading
How to use this subject
guide .3 Adopt a
enriched by members of oil producing countries. NAM consists of 113 members;
hold more than half the worlds population and 85 of oil resources, but only 7 of
global GDP (1995). Non alignment is not a doctrine. It is not a dogma. It is a
up any other assigned to it by the Standing Committee.] The Programming
Committee also has been entrusted to consider the reports of the Technical
Committee and the
SAARC Regional Centers and submit its comments to the Standing Committee.
Secretariat : Th
Trust Territories and their progressive development towards self-government or
independence. The Trusteeship Council is made up of the five permanent members
of the Security Council- China, France, Russian Federation, United kingdom and
.207 12.3 International and
national environmental policy .209 12.4 Explaining
outcomes .221 12.7 Sample examination
Satisfaction with democracy .
technological context are being rapidly spread by American media and MNCs.
Goals : The dominant goals are those of the G-7 powers and their financial
institutions and emphasis global capitalism, democracy, rule of Euro global
capitalism, democracy, rule o
the Security Council for a five-year, renewable term. The duties carried out by the
Secretariat are as varied as the problems dealt with by the United Nations. These
range from administering peacekeeping operations to mediating international
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The VLE The VLE, which complements this subject guide, has been designed to
enhance your learning experience, providing add
groups? .98 6.2 Dahls pluralist theory
of interest group mobilisation .100 6.3 Olsons logic of
pluralism .105 6.5 Political
explanations for interest group influence .106 6.6
informal institutions have been set up they constrain actors when they are making
decisions. And, once formal and informal institutions have been in place for some
time, they are often difficult to change (they are sticky). Shepsle calls these
clustered around a regression line, the more statistically significant the
relationship is between X and Y. Political scientists often present the results of
quantitative research in a table rather than in a series of figures. An example of a
table of reg
security, including the principles governing disarmament and arms regulation;
To discuss any questio n relating to international peace and security and, expect
where a dispute or situation is being discussed by he Security Council, to make
Cut emissions +1,+1 - 1,+2
Dont cut emissions
+2, - 1 0,0
Figure 1.2: Global environment emissions as a prisoners dilemma game. Clearly
the collectively optimal outcome is for both states to cut their carbon emissions.
However, as in the classic prisoners
Independent central banks .177
revisited .180 10.6 A reminder of your learning
outcomes .181 10.7 Sample examination
questions .181 Section D: Assessing
Economic performance an
Finally, and perhaps most importantly in a newly democratising state, what kind
of political institutions will promote policies citizens actually want (such as
economic growth, good public services and environmental protection), and work
countries citizens are generally satisfied with how their countries are governed,
while in others citizens are far less satisfied.
172 Introduction to political science
Across all these topics, a common working assumption in modern political science
this is the best response of any player to the possible actions of the other player.
For example, if Suspect 1 talks and Suspect 2 remains quiet, then Suspect 1 will be
let off, and if Suspect 1 talks and Suspect 2 talks, then at least Suspect 1 will not
preferences shape economic policy outcomes. Models of welfare states. Whether
citizens choose redistributive policies, or whether redistributive policies shape
citizens attitudes towards these policies.
Outcomes: environmental protection and migration Pat
Albert S. Political Theory-An Outline Mahajan V.D Principles of Political Science
Mill J.S. On Liberty Rajesekaria A.M and Outlines of Political Science
S.Subramanian Raphael D.D Problems of Political Philosophy Ruthnaswamy M.
The Making of the State Stro
electoral systems shape political behaviour .63 Aims of the
.63 4.1 Types of electoral
systems .64 4.2 Political
consequences of electoral systems: a series of trade-offs .73 4.3
negotiator for the South with the North. 9. India and Brazil successfully did to
create an environment aid funds as part of the new ozone regime.
Disadvantages for India:
1. Indias global foreign policy options, room to manoeurve, and power resources