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Introduction to Comparative Politics

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Introduction to Comparative Politics 030 045

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Jacinto Wehner IV
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Wenfang Tang

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Date Created: 10/23/15
Final Exam Review Questions 03 0045 Introduction to Comparative Politics Instructors Wenfang Tang and Benjamin Darr Fall 2010 1 N W 5 U 0quot gt1 9 0 0 To what extent does freedom of press increase or decrease people s con dence in the press Why Please provide empirical evidence see ICON and two opposing explanations What are the criteria for the Freedom of Press ratings What are the three problems with these criteria in measuring media objectivity Please use speci c examples Discuss the similarities and differences between interest groups in democracies and interest groups in nondemocracies Does the number of political parties determine ideological diversity in a country Why and why not Provide examples for both why and why not Discuss the similarities and differences between interest groups and political parties Compare political participation in France and the US How different are these countries 39om each other and what are the reasons for the differences Please use the class handout ICON What are the similarities and differences of political participation in authoritarian societies and democracies Please use speci c examples see class handout on ICON Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the parliamentary system and the presidential system Please use speci c country examples Describe the relationship between the legislative branch and the executive branch in Russia Is it a presidential or parliamentary system Why use handout on ICON Describe some of the different meanings of the term globalization Along what lines has economic globalization taken place in recent decades and how has this affected the global South


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