Power and Politics in Today’s World

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Lecture 1: Introduction to Power and Politics in Today’s World


Lecture 1: Introduction to Power and Politics in Today’s World
Lecture 2: From Soviet Communism to Russian Gangster Capitalism
Lecture 3: Advent of a Unipolar World: NATO and EU Expansion
Lecture 4: Fusing Capitalist Economics with Communist Politics: China and Vietnam
Lecture 5: The Resurgent Right in the West
Lecture 6: Reorienting the Left: New Democrats, New Labour, and Europe’s Social Democrats
Lecture 7: Shifting Goalposts: The Anti-Tax Movement
Lecture 8: Privatizing Government I: Utilities, Eminent Domain, and Local Government
Lecture 9: Privatizing Government II: Prisons and the Military
Lecture 10: Money in Politics
Lecture 11: Democracy’s Fourth Wave? South Africa, Northern Ireland, and the Middle East
Lecture 12: Business and Democratic Reform: A Case Study of South Africa
Lecture 13: The International Criminal Court and the Responsibility to Protect
Lecture 14: 9/11 and the Global War on Terror
Lecture 15: Demise of the Neoconservative Dream From Afghanistan to Iraq
Lecture 16: Denouement of Humanitarian Intervention
Lecture 17: Filling the Void - China in Africa
Lecture 18: Political Limits of Business: The Israel-Palestine Case
Lecture 19: Crisis, Crash, and Response
Lecture 20: Fallout: The Housing Crisis and its Aftermath
Lecture 21: Backlash - 2016 and Beyond
Lecture 22: Political Sources of Populism - Misdiagnosing Democracy’s Ills
Lecture 23: Building Blocks of Distributive Politics
Lecture 24: Unemployment, Re-employment & Income Security
Lecture 25: Tough Nuts - Education and Health Insurance
Lecture 26: Agendas for Democratic Reform
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