WVU POLS 103 - Final Exam Study Guide (3 pages)

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Final Exam Study Guide


Study guide for the final test covering the last few weeks of material from the economist.

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West Virginia University
Pols 103 - Global Political Issues
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POLS 103 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide Brazil Election Rousseff over Neves Poor north over rich er South Incumbents usually win Taiwan Hong Kong History Formation China s view internal matter USA s policy Economic relations with China Effect of Hong Kong protests in Taiwan Chinese Constitution Differences between Chinese view of constitution and US view Goal is to enforce party discipline and reduce corruption Link between corruption and economic growth Jihad Ideology Not all Islamic Fundamentalists believe the same thing History of Islamic Fundamentalist ideology ISIS beliefs aren t new Tunisia Elections Secular party wins over Islamists rare success of Arab Spring Putin s Anti Americanism Anti Westernism Does he mean it or is this just a way to rally public support to him Rally round the flag effect create nationalism for his people so they support him Results Governance issues Veto points effect on efficient governance and changing government Framing was it a Republican wave election or bad Democratic candidates Senate What changed Now Republican controlled Little effect b c of cloture rule House What changed Republicans increase margin little effect few minority rights Ballot Initiatives almost all went on the Democratic side Local Elections Republican gerrymandering works Governorships Republican United Nations Global Governance No global government Coordination postal rules and air traffic control Intergovernmental Organizations IGOs Formal or Informal Formal classification general specific vs Global Regional UN History Purpose Organization Security Council Peacekeepers Budget UN in Syria why no action There has been no formal declaration of war UN in Jerusalem Israel Palestine why limited involvement Veto power by states India Pakistan Sharif wants peace Modi doesn t why UN involvement China why will the UN never act China has veto power Globalization Mechanisms IMF Official versus unofficial role History Bretton Woods Official loans stabilize currency

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