Week 6 Notes- Intro to Comp Politics
Week 6 Notes- Intro to Comp Politics PSCI 2012-100
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Monday September 28 2015 Intro to Comparative Politics Week 6 Non Democracies l Nondemocracies A Defining and comparing types B The Chinese Example 1 39gt J D 01 Monarchies 2000 BCE1912 State collapse 19121928 Republic of China Military dictatorship 19281949 Republic of China Communist totalitarianism Mao Zedong 19491976 People s Republic of China founded Singleparty authoritarianism 1976present Regime type Example 1 Mao Zedong 19491976 a Great Leap Forward 19581961 1 Trying to extend communist values to the entire country 2 People s communes private property abolished 3 Resulted in the largest famine in world history b Cultural Revolution 19661976 1 Red Guard a Purge of the Communist Party anyone who didn t support Mao would be persecuted 2 Parents may love me but not as much as Chairman Mao 3 Purge China of its past Confucianism historical artifacts etc 7 Regime type Example 2 Singleparty authoritarianism 1976present a Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 1 Protestors calling for political reform Wednesday September 30 2015 Intro to Comparative Politics Week 6 Regime Change I Defining regime change A Four kinds 1 2 3 4 Nondemocracy gt nondemocracy China Nondemocracy gt democracy democratization Democracy gt nondemocracy democratic breakdown or reversal Democracy gt democracy rare B Waves and reverse waves of democratization 1 91900 First Wave 18001912 First Wave Reversal during WWI Second Wave 19431962 Second Wave Reversal 19581975 Third Wave begins in 1974 with the democratization of Portugal C Example Chile 1 2 3 4 19451960 transitioned to democracy 1970 SalvadorAllende elected socialist not well liked 1973 Military coup Augusto Pinochet military dictator until 1990 2006 Michelle Bachelet elected first woman president