Articles Key Points Part 2
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Comparative Politics Readings Key Points S Part 2 Political Identities A 1015 Culture and Identity 1 Clash of Civilizations Huntington a next major cultural conflict will be between civilizations B 1022 Religion and Politics 1 A Globalized God Thomas a religion is spreading and US needs to understand it to prevent more religiously motivated violence C 1024 Gender Ethnicity and Sexual Identity 1 ls Gender Like Ethnicity Htun a quotas are better for women b reserved seats are better for ethnicity 2 Gay Rights Why Democracy Matters Encarnacion a best way to improve gay rights abroad is to support democracy civil society and the rule of law D 1029 Political Violence 1 Terror in the Name of God Juergensmeyer a difficult to distinguish benign religious groups from religious terrorism organizations b religion gives terrorism power and terrorism gives religion power 2 Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism Pape a suicide terrorism is strategic and logical Case Studies A 1031 Institutional Stability and Change in the UK 1 A Very Peculiar Revolution Britian s Politics and Constitution 19702011 Lipsey a constitutional changes have no clear driving force political changes stem from the decline of social class as a driver of British politics B 115 Russia Deepening Authoritarianism 1 An Autopsy of Managed Democracy Kristen and Holmes a Russia is a managed democracy b it is not trying to look like a democracy c it is trying to look like an authoritarian regime 2 lnequality The Russian Experience Treisman a inequality goes up and down in response to various domestic and global factors b Putin needs to use the state to redistribute wealth C 117 Guest lecture by Julian Waller Russia and the Ukraine Crisis 1 Watching the Eclipse Vladimir Putin s New AntiAmericanism Remnick a follows McFaul s experience as American ambassador to Russia b shows how antiWest Russia is D 1112 China A Booming Economy under Dictatorship 1 ls CCP Rule Fragile or Resilient Pei a Chinese regime is fragile 2 Why China Will Democratize Liu and Chen a democracy is likely form of democracy is uncertain 3 Why Are Chinese Patients Violently Attacking Their Doctors Beam a widespread violence against doctors reflects poor medical system E 1114 Mexico Fragile Political Institutions 1 The Kingpins The Fight for Guadalajara Finnegan a cartels have more control over the state under PAN leadership than they did under PRI leadership before 2000 2 Criminal Subversion of Mexican Democracy Shedler a cartels undermine Mexican democracy F 1119 Nigeria Oil Ethnic Conflict and Corruption 1 Boko Haram and the Nigerian State Crisis Joseph a Boko Haram shows the weakness of Nigeria 2 The Jobs Crisis behind Nigeria s Unrest Meagher a state needs to focus on poverty and unemployment 3 The Rising Tide of AntiGay Sentiment in Africa Okeowo a Nigeria is turning the country against gays G 1121 Puzzels of Indian Democracy 1 Why Democracy Survives Varshney a India is a democracy but it shouldn t be 2 The Paradoxes of Indian Politics Vanaik a Indian politics is full of things that don t make sense 3 The Struggle for Women s Empowerment in India Bagchi a women need economic independence and India needs to raise better sons H 123 Revolution and Religion in Iran 1 Contestation without Democracy Keshavarzian a Iran is a carefully balanced network of elite conflict b probably not going to become a democracy anytime soon too fragmented 2 The Spring of Hope and Winter of Despair Amanat a Arab Spring has some similarities to the 1979 Iranian Revolution but it is largely very different
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