T A government-owned corporation to compensate for the lack of private economic development or to ensure complete and equitable service to the whole country (can be anything from a national airline or railroad to a postal system or manufacturing and marketing operations
T Code Law no tradition of judicial review or consistent application of the law. letter of the law is what matters. great in theory. no interpretation of judge—follow the code (the law) Most developing countries have this system Common Law one application determines the next application of the law Precedence
T Coup d'état: A forceful replacement of a regime or a government by a small elite group or groups Revolution: A process by which a political regime is overthrown and replaced because of a broad popular support and participation in the process
T Difference: Coinciding and Cross-Cutting Cleavages
T Factors that separate groups within a society May be cultural, historic, geographic, economic, ethnic, racial, etc. The wider and deeper the cleavages, the less unified the society Cleavages which coincide with one another can reinforce each other: Religion and Ethnicity Cleavages that are cross-cutting weaken divisions between groups: Race and Labor
T Difference: Consensual & Conflictual Political Culture
T Consensual: accepts both the legitimacy of the regime and the solutions to major problems Conflictual: sharply divided, often on both legitimacy of the regime and the solutions to the major problems.
T Which of the AP6 have strong patterns of patron- clientelism in their political cultures
T Name the current Presidents and Prime Ministers of all of the AP6. Answers must include title.
T Mexico: Felipe Calderón (President) UK: David Cameron (PM) Nigeria: Goodluck Jonathan (President) Russia: Vladimir Putin (PM) & Dmitry Medvedev (Pr) China: Hu Jintao (President) Iran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (President)