examine a developing country s political history and current barriers in developing their democracy create a concise argument on the type of democracy they should institute and why

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Magstadt, T. M. (2017). Understanding politics: Ideas, institutions, and issues. Australia: Cengage Learning. Chapter 7, 8, 9
    • type in book title, then google books, once you click the link, go the search bar and search the chapters as needed. make sure to use book in paper AND 2 scholarly sources.
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 2 scholarly sources

Instructions
Many countries have gone through various ways of governing-by one, by a group, or by the people. Pick one developing country. Examine this country’s political history and current barriers in developing their democracy. Create a concise argument on the type of democracy they should institute and why.

Use the following list to select your developing country: https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1876/310mab.pdf (Links to an external site.)

Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 1.5-2 pages (not including title page or references page)
  • 1-inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • Title page
  • References page (minimum of 2 scholarly sources)

Grading
This activity will be graded based on the essay rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 2, 5

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday


Week 3 Assignment: Essay – Developing a Democracy

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCountry and history examined

20.0 pts

In-depth analysis of the country and the country’s political history.

16.0 pts

Analysis of the country and the country’s political history lacked depth.

12.0 pts

Analysis of the country or a presentation of the country’s political history not present.

0.0 pts

Country and political history are not discussed.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeBarriers: nation-building, state building, participation, and distribution.

20.0 pts

Addresses each concept related to barriers. Examples are from the country chosen for examination.

16.0 pts

Addresses at least two out of the three concepts. Doesn’t relate these concepts back country.

12.0 pts

Addresses only one of the concepts. Does not relate these concepts to the country.

0.0 pts

Does not address any concepts.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis

20.0 pts

Constructed a concise argument using a key democratic ideology for their country.

16.0 pts

The democratic ideology is clear but it does not relate back to their country.

12.0 pts

It is unclear what democratic ideology is being used and it does not relate back to their country.

0.0 pts

Does not address democratic ideology.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeScholarly resources

10.0 pts

Uses both the book and, at least, one outside scholarly source.

8.0 pts

Uses only the book or a scholarly source.

6.0 pts

The outside source used is not scholarly.

0.0 pts

Does not use the book or scholarly source.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA

5.0 pts

All sources are properly cited and referenced according to APA standards.

4.0 pts

Sources are either properly cited or referenced, missing one of those elements.

3.0 pts

The citation and/or reference are incorrect.

0.0 pts

No APA format was used.

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting

5.0 pts

Presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

4.0 pts

Presents information using understandable language but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

3.0 pts

Presents information using understandable language but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

0.0 pts

Presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).

5.0 pts

Total Points: 80.0

 
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