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Great Decisions S21: Session 3

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Rising Populism - Declining Democracy?

Dr. Jennifer Wilking Political Science and Criminal Justice Department CSU Chico News coverage frequently reports an increase in "populism" around the world. Dr. Jennifer Wilking (Political…

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Brain Drain: Trends in Bulgarian Emigration

Dr. Desislava Pedeva-Fazlic CSU, Chico History Department How does emigration affect countries of origin? Are they losing their most educated people? Do their economies benefit, or do they suffer…

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Canada: Our Friendly Neighbour to the North

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU, Chico Canada is the second largest country in the world and sits just to the north of the United States with the longest…

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What is the Matter with Israeli Politics?

Dr. Eran Zelnik History Department CSU, Chico How has Benjamin Netanyahu been able to hold on to power in Israel for so long? Where are Israeli politics going? Is peace in the Middle East still even…

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What Happened to Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Stephen Lewis Chair, History Department California State University, Chico Twenty years ago, Hugo Chávez became president of Venezuela and launched what he called the Bolivarian…

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Is Mexico's Democratic Consolidation Back on Track?

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, ChicoHow does Mexico’s history, political parties, and corruption affect its government and people? Stephen Lewis explores the major elections and the…

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Mexico's Faltering Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico For 71 years, starting in 1929, Mexico was ruled by one political party, Partido Revoluncionario Institucional (PRI). As Dr. Stephen Lewis explains,…

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Leaving the European Union

Dr. Jason Nice CSU, Chico History Department In 1973, the United Kingdom joined the European Union (EU), an economic and political partnership that has grown to 28 European countries. In 2016, the…

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What Happened? The 2016 Presidential Election in Historical Perspective

Dr. Robert Tinkler History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Laird Easton History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Jeff Livingston History Department CSU, Chico Please note the audio was recorded low.…

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Sex Trafficking

Shamere McKenzie Chief Executive Officer, Sun Gate Foundation Keisha Head Secretary, Board of Directors, Sun Gate Foundation Two survivors come together for a powerful presentation about sex…

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Islam and Fashion in a Transnational Context

Allison Brooke Yates Student, Indiana University Ms. Yates explains how a group of Muslim women living in the United States interpret Muslim fashion. She interviewed those women, as well as Muslim…

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Obstacles to Democratic Goals of Social Movements: A Case Study of Egypt’s Post Arab Spring

Lila Wael Raouf Student, Indiana University Ms. Raouf starts out by posing the question, “Why do social movements sometimes not reach their original goals of democracy?” She notes that…

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(Challenges of) Democracy in China

Dr. Jennifer Wilking Faculty, Political Science Department, California State University, Chico Dr. Wilking’s presentation is based on three questions: What are the prospects for democracy…

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The Future Is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond

Dr. Gary M. Segura Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy, Stanford University From 1996 to 2016, the number of Latinos voting in U.S. General Elections has jumped from 4.9 million…

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The 2007 Electoral Crisis in Kenya: Ethnography of an International Response

Ariane Belanger-Vincent Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Ms. Belanger-Vincent’s paper draws largely from ethnographic research on the notion of the…

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