Comparative Politics - Mexico and India

13 cards


 
  
Created Mar 28, 2012
by
leahknew

 

 
Table View
 
Download
 
Print

Flashcard Set Preview

  Side A   Side B
1
5 characteristics of NIC's
 
1) emerging democracy; 2) improving state structure; 3) economic transformation; 4) urbanization;...
2
motivations for colonization (4)
 
1) settlement; 2) extraction of resources; 3) strategic advantage; 4) religious
3
non-aligned countries
 
countries seeking to avoid taking sides in the Cold War
4
Mexico's political culture
 
tension between democracy and authoritarianism; continuing revolution; strong sense of nationalism;...
5
5 features of Mexico's constitution
 
1) economic nationalism (limits of foreign government); 2) only Mexicans allowed to own land;...
6
economic reasons that Mexico feels dependent on U.S.
 
all debt ($212 billion) owed to U.S. banks; 90% of Mexican exports go to U.S. and 55% of imports...
7
Mexico's foreign policy
 
nonalignment in Cold War; Universalism - recognizing any government regardless of ideology...
8
political culture of India
 
dominant state; rural villages far removed from national politics; structural violence in the...
9
What happened to India and Pakistan when the gained their independence from Great Britain?
 
Ghandi wanted a united India, but the Muslims wanted to separate into Pakistan; One of...
10
What is the caste system and why is it still problematic for India?
 
It is a Hindu belief that there is a social order that everyone is born into based on their...
11
Describe the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty
 
Nehru-Gandhi ruled for all but 4 of the first 42 years of independence. There was a lot...
12
good things about India's economy
 
5th largest economy (by some estimates 9th) in absolute terms but GDP of $3,700; Poverty has...
13
bad things about India's economy
 
2 out of every 5 poor people in the world are in India; According to the World Bank 41% live...

No comments yet! Be the first to add a comment below!

Please login to post comments.
After login, we will forward you back to this flashcard.


Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Upgrade    Cancel