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Power and Politics in Today's World Office Hours

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Last updated on Dec 9, 2019

Power and Politics in Today's world, taught by professor Ian Shapiro, provides answers to the questions: How did we get from the huge euphoria that followed the fall of communism in the early 1990s to our present politics of fear and resentment, and what are the prospects going forward? In this playlist, Shapiro and the course's designated teaching fellow discuss recurring and/or interesting questions raised by students in the course.

Power and Politics in Today’s World

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This course provides an examination of political dynamics and institutions over this past tumultuous quarter century, and the implications of these changes for what comes next. Among the topics covered are the decline of trade unions and enlarged role of business as political forces, changing attitudes towards parties and other political institutions amidst the growth of inequality and middle-class insecurity, the emergence of new forms of authoritarianism, and the character and durability of the unipolar international order that replaced the Cold War. To view the Office Hours of this course, visit https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

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

Lecture 2: From Soviet Communism to Russian Gangster Capitalism Yale Courses

Lecture 3: Advent of a Unipolar World: NATO and EU Expansion Yale Courses

Lecture 4: Fusing Capitalist Economics with Communist Politics: China and Vietnam Yale Courses

Lecture 5: The Resurgent Right in the West Yale Courses

Lecture 6: Reorienting the Left: New Democrats, New Labour, and Europe’s Social Democrats Yale Courses

Lecture 7: Shifting Goalposts: The Anti-Tax Movement Yale Courses

Lecture 8: Privatizing Government I: Utilities, Eminent Domain, and Local Government Yale Courses

Lecture 9: Privatizing Government II: Prisons and the Military Yale Courses

Lecture 10: Money in Politics Yale Courses

Lecture 11: Democracy’s Fourth Wave? South Africa, Northern Ireland, and the Middle East Yale Courses

Lecture 12: Business and Democratic Reform: A Case Study of South Africa Yale Courses

Lecture 13: The International Criminal Court and the Responsibility to Protect Yale Courses

Lecture 14: 9/11 and the Global War on Terror Yale Courses

Lecture 15: Demise of the Neoconservative Dream From Afghanistan to Iraq Yale Courses

Lecture 16: Denouement of Humanitarian Intervention Yale Courses

Lecture 17: Filling the Void - China in Africa Yale Courses

Lecture 18: Political Limits of Business: The Israel-Palestine Case Yale Courses

Lecture 19: Crisis, Crash, and Response Yale Courses

Lecture 20: Fallout: The Housing Crisis and its Aftermath Yale Courses

Lecture 21: Backlash - 2016 and Beyond Yale Courses

Lecture 22: Political Sources of Populism - Misdiagnosing Democracy’s Ills Yale Courses

Lecture 23: Building Blocks of Distributive Politics Yale Courses

Lecture 24: Unemployment, Re-employment & Income Security Yale Courses

Lecture 25: Tough Nuts - Education and Health Insurance Yale Courses

Lecture 26: Agendas for Democratic Reform Yale Courses