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Depth over breadth


Breadth over depth

Inductive Reasoning

cast studies; observation> generalization> Paradigm/ Theory

Deductive Reasoning

hypothesis> testing against data ; Paradign/theory> predictions> experiment


one variable cause of influence over another; Independent influences dependent (e.g. Low education=Poverty)


change in one variable coincides with a change in the other; May just be a coincidence; equals association and connected to, but not leading to

Selection Bias

focus on effect instead of causes and could cause inaccurate correlations


basically which cause or which effect? (eg chicken or egg)


first to separate philosophy and politics


first modern political scientist; state craft and empirical knowledge

Thomas Hobbes

social contraction idea (the people rule)

John Lucie

Freedom and private property


Advocated separation of powers


citizens' rights are inalienable

Karl Marx

predicted fall of capitalism

Max Weber


Modernization Theory

As societies develop, they would take on common characteristics including democracy and capitalism

Behavioral Revolution

movement in the 1950's and 60's to develop theories about political behavior

Categorized countries before 1989

First World: US and allies
Second World: SU and allies
Third World: everyone else


connection of the world

Critical juncture

when whole world says something is "important"; 1989, 2001, 2008

Supranational organizations

reflect the phenomenons of globalization; large scale during the 20th century (EU and WTO)

Categorized countries after 1990

Advanced Democracies (US and UK)
Communist and Post... (Russia, POC, Cuba)
Less Developed and Newly Industrializing (Mexico, Iran)


Critical juncture; war on terroism (more worldwide due to the advance in technology); America went to Afghanistan>people side with us>now only UK, Australia with their kangaroos, and Poland

Civil Society

way they organize and define themselves and their interests

Informal Politics

impact the beliefs, values, and actions of ordinary citizens have on policy making

Political economy


Laissez Faire

hands off (government)

Sustainable Development



classifying large number of cases into smaller number of groups

Most Different Case Analysis

more qualitative type of typology

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