Ch. 4, Political Economy (96-133)

Discussion Questions

  1. In the context of today's chapter, what do you find most (a) surprising; (b) informative; (c) discouraging; and (d) fixable in your assigned report? Explain your answers.
  2. What themes and ideas inform this chapter? How do these connect to previous chapters?
  3. How does this chapter contribute to our understanding of comparative politics?
  4. How does this chapter help us make sense of what goes on in "the real world"?
  5. How might we best address relevant issues or problems raised in/by this chapter?

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