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Comparative Geopolitics and Security (4 April 2019)

 Lesson 1: Foundational Factors in Security

Lowenthal, Abraham F., and Sergio Bitar. “Getting to Democracy: Lessons from Successful Transitions.” Foreign Affairs 95 (2016): 134–144.

Coleman, Isobel and Terra Lawson-Remer. “A User’s Guide to Democratic Transitions.” Foreign Policy, June 18, 2013.

Sackett Romero, Jessica. “Why Aren't All Countries Rich?Region Focus 2 (2011): 23–27.

Carmel, Stephen M. “Globalization, Security, and Economic Well-Being.” Naval War College Review 66, no. 1 (2013): 41–55.

Davis, Lynn E. “Globalization's Security Implications.” Rand Issue Papers (2003).

Migdal, Joel. Strong Societies and Weak States. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1988.  [Note: Not available outside of course]

Livermore, David. “Chapter Four: Study the Topograpy: CQ Knowledge.” In Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The New Secret to Success, 63-87. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2010.

Porter, Michael E. “Chapter Two: Attitudes, Values, Beliefs, and the Microeconomics of Prosperity.” In Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress, edited by Lawrence E. Harrison and Samuel P. Huntington. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

Lesson 2: Cross-Regional Security


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