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Social 9 PAT Review Part B: Economic and Political Decision Making
Terms in this set (48)
The body with the power to make decisions for a society.
The process of governing.
Paid for by taxes and provided by the government.
All members of the population who are able to work.
In economics, rivalry among producers to sell products to consumers.
Those who use products and services.
The wants and needs of consumer for products and services.
How a society organizes production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
The study of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
The resources and processes involved in the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
In economics, the part of the economy owned and controlled by businesses and individuals.
Those who create products and services.
What's best for society as a whole.
In economics, the part of the economy owned and controlled by government and paid by taxes.
In economics, the idea that land (materials), labour and capital (money) limit the supply of what people want and need.
A shift on the economic continuum towards government involvement in the economy. A shift left is usually described as taking a more liberal position.
A shift on the economic continuum towards less government involvement in the economy. A shift right is usually described as taking a more conservative position.
A cessation of work by workers. Strikes pressure employers to respond the issues that concern workers.
The products and services created by producers.
The percentage of the workforce that does not have jobs.
an economic theory that links to prosperity to consumer demand for goods and services
Factors that guide consumer behaviour
-Health and Safety
A decision by consumers to stop buying a product or service as a way to bring about change
Services provided by government to reduce economic inequalities and provides the well being of citizens.
An agreement by a company to pay for your health services, in exchange for a fee that you buy each month or each year.
Private Health Care
Health care paid for by individuals.
Money made from a product or services above and beyond the cost of providing the product or service.
Public Health Care
Health care paid by taxes.
Goods And Services Tax (GST)
A federal sales tax in Canada.
Tax based on a percentage of a person's income.
A concept in statistics that means the middle number in a set of data organized in order of least to most.
Tax paid at the time of buying a product or service and based on a percentage of the price of the product or service.
Another term for underground economy.
All the economic activity in a society, which government taxes to pay for services.
Misrepresenting what you earn to avoid paying taxes.
Government policies about taxation, such as what to tax (e.g., income, purchases), how to spend taxes.
Economic activity based on buying and selling products and services illegally.
The number and variety of plant and animal species on Earth, including genetic variation within individual species.
A rise in the average temperature of Earth, primarily caused by emissions from burning fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gas.
Regions And Impacts
Different regions are impacted differently by temperature and other impacts.*
Regions And Emissions
The different provinces get different levels of CO2/GHG*
Greenhouse Gas (GHG)
Gases in Earth's atmosphere that trap the heat that forms when radiant energy from the sun reaches Earth's surface; water vapour, carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrogen oxide are all greenhouse gases.
GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita
A measure of how well-off the people of a country are.
The first climate change plan. Canada changes position often depending what political party is in power. The U.S. did not agree to this negotiations.
In the context of society, a means of accomplishing something; a way to apply pressure.
Students For Environmental And Social Advocacy
What to create a greener path for Alberta. Use renewable energy. Government should defiantly be involved because they decide on what to do in the environment. Government represents as so they need to help by taking the lead.
Process by which a union representing a group of workers negotiates with management for a contract
an organization of workers that acts to protect workers' rights and interests
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