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Notes--week of August 31-September 4 2015

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Notes--week of August 31-September 4 2015 POL 120-01

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Dmitri Notetaker
La Salle
GPA 3.6
European Politics
Miguel A. Glatzer

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European Politics
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Date Created: 09/04/15
Week of August 31September 4 2015 Schengen small town in Netherlands Schengen AgreementRefers to removal of border controls between the EU states Also renders Germany s borders weak as it s easy for migrants to ow into Germany from Austria which must rely on Hungary to stop immigrants from entering it o The migrant crisis is putting Schengen at risk many in Europe want to reinforce border controls Refugee Claim for asylum Civil war or war in general is often a major cause of refugees Minority religious LGBT ethnic etc groups being persecuted in their home countries 0 Sometimes countries may volunteer to give refugee status to those eeing natural disasters but this is not required Haiti Earthquake 2010 saw some coming to the US 0 Rare case of Edward Snowden 0 NO claims for high levels of crime even violent crime like gang violence 0 NO claims for poverty 0 NO claims for those eeing disease outbreaks 2014 Eboa outbreak in West Africa 0 NO claims for those trying to enter a richer country for good medical care for a refugee s child sometimes though countries will take in and heal a child before sending them back Criteria for countries in EU accepting refugees GDP per capita Population per capita Pay poor countries to accept immigrants Course Concepts 0 States 0 Nations a group of people that share an identity culture sense of belonging religion patriotism nationalism xenophobia American freedomsrights constitution history revolution proud of strength stability opportunity Shared speeches from leaders Performanceideals Pledge of allegianceanthem at events Politics September 11 2015 Notes Democracy 0 Free fair regular elections of consequence procedural Substantive minority rights and freedoms provides security amp safety stable education system health care system environmental safety due process low unemployment fairness freedom of speech Quality of Democracy States Multilevel Governance Identity Catalans trying to secede from Spain differences in language and culture French and ltalians try to do this to eliminate regional differences and create quotnational citizensquot not regional identity Economic reasonsvery rich part of Spain doesn t want its money going to help the poor Distributive Politics who gets what when how and how much Independence Other countries recognition is huge for this


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