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Pols 103 - Global Political Issues
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PS 103 Global Political Issues Study Guide December 2014 4th Test This is a list of the terms and concepts that I found particularly important I am drawing from the lecture material if we didn t talk about it in class it seems unfair to me to test students about it You should understand the terms concepts but also be able to link them up and down the list to other terms concepts and understand how they relate to each other This is as best I can manage in the order we discussed them 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 US Mid term Elections 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 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



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