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CPAP Chapter 1

not done yet, please if you can, fill in some definitions, lol
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