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AP Comparative Government China
CCP
PRC
guanxi
democratic centralism
Chinese Communist Party
Peoples Republic of China
The concept of _____ cannot be easily defined in English. It…
_______ is the system of internal political organization used…
CCP
Chinese Communist Party
PRC
Peoples Republic of China
AP Comparative Government Final
Example of devolution
Not a characteristic of British politi…
democratic deficit and the EU
common law
Scottish Parliament
separation of powers
most decision making is done by non elected officials
officials and courts make decisions that set precedents for f…
Example of devolution
Scottish Parliament
Not a characteristic of British politi…
separation of powers
30 terms
AP Comparative Government Nigeria
legitimacy in Nigeria
sovereignty in Nigeria
civil society in Nigeria
Political Participation in Nigeria
The legitimacy of the current Nigerian government system rest…
The People
Deep cleavages across Nigerian society have greatly hampered…
In theory, citizens of Nigeria have all the avenues of libera…
legitimacy in Nigeria
The legitimacy of the current Nigerian government system rest…
sovereignty in Nigeria
The People
30 terms
AP Comparative Government Iran
civil society in Iran
Iranian legitimacy
Sovereignty lies in
Political Participation in Iran
Since the revolution, Iran has been slow to develop a functio…
As is true in China, the revolutionary credentials of the lea…
God (Allah)
Citizens of Iran can join political parties that are approved…
civil society in Iran
Since the revolution, Iran has been slow to develop a functio…
Iranian legitimacy
As is true in China, the revolutionary credentials of the lea…
45 terms
AP Comparative Government: UK
Beveridge Report
Cabinet
Conservative Party
Labour Party
An important report produced by William Beveridge in 1942 tha…
Responsible for formulating policy to be placed before Parlia…
A political party in Great Britain which developed from the T…
British political party founded in 1900 with the help of trad…
Beveridge Report
An important report produced by William Beveridge in 1942 tha…
Cabinet
Responsible for formulating policy to be placed before Parlia…
15 terms
Comparative Government AP
dictatorship
anarchy
theocracy
fascism
led by single leader usually by force
no government
religious leader and political leader one in the same
belief in one national identity, one religion, one language,…
dictatorship
led by single leader usually by force
anarchy
no government
60 terms
Mexico- AP Comparative Government
haciendas
missions
peninsulares / Viceroys
Creoles
large estates granted by the king and owned by wealthy Spanis…
religious settlements established by priests in spanish ameri…
People born in Spain - the highest social class in Latin Amer…
In colonial Spanish America, term used to describe someone of…
haciendas
large estates granted by the king and owned by wealthy Spanis…
missions
religious settlements established by priests in spanish ameri…
65 terms
AP Comparative Government Final Exam Set #2
Russian Legitimacy
Historical Influences on Political Tra…
Russia's Conflictual Political Culture
statism
In the earliest years of the 21st century, the legitimacy of…
From the beginning, Russian tsars held absolute power that th…
The idea that the rights of the nation are supreme over the r…
Russian Legitimacy
In the earliest years of the 21st century, the legitimacy of…
Historical Influences on Political Tra…
From the beginning, Russian tsars held absolute power that th…
15 terms
AP Comparative Government: EU terms
Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Council of (National Ministers) of the…
Democratic Deficit
Enlargement Fatigue
System of EU agricultural subsidies and programs that tries t…
Essentially the upper house of the legislature. NOT directly…
Concerns that there is gap between citizens and institutions…
Existing countries are growing tired of expanding the EU. Ori…
Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
System of EU agricultural subsidies and programs that tries t…
Council of (National Ministers) of the…
Essentially the upper house of the legislature. NOT directly…
150 terms
AP Comparative Government Vocabulary
accountability
adjudicate
agricultural sector
autarchy
the concept that government officials are responsible to and…
to resolve a matter in dispute; when backed up by the authori…
that part of a country's economy that is involved in the prod…
complete self-sufficiency
accountability
the concept that government officials are responsible to and…
adjudicate
to resolve a matter in dispute; when backed up by the authori…
45 terms
AP Comparative Government: UK
Beveridge Report
Cabinet
Conservative Party
Labour Party
Published during WWII, it suggested a social insurance progra…
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
The late 1600s is when this party comes into precedence. Sinc…
founded in 1900 and came to prominence in the 1920s but was o…
Beveridge Report
Published during WWII, it suggested a social insurance progra…
Cabinet
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
57 terms
AP Comparative Government- Iran
theocracy
secularization
Zoroastrianism
caliphate
a government ruled strictly by religion
the belief that religion and government should be separated
state sponsored religion of the Persian Empire (600-400 BC)
leader of the Islamic Empier of the Arabs, defeated by invadi…
theocracy
a government ruled strictly by religion
secularization
the belief that religion and government should be separated
161 terms
AP Comparative Government Vocabulary
Accountability
Advanced Democracies
Anarchists
Associational Group
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
countries that have well established democratic governments a…
feel that the government should not exist and that humans sho…
groups that support political contenders or become contenders…
Accountability
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
Advanced Democracies
countries that have well established democratic governments a…
173 terms
AP Comparative Government: Essential Terms
Government
Politics
Empirical data
normative issues
a reference to the leadership and institutions that make poli…
Who has the power to make the decisions? How did they get the…
factual statements and statistics
issues that require value judgments.
Government
a reference to the leadership and institutions that make poli…
Politics
Who has the power to make the decisions? How did they get the…
57 terms
AP Comparative Government- Iran
theocracy
secularization
Zoroastrianism
caliphate
a government ruled strictly by religion
the belief that religion and government should be separated
state sponsored religion of the Persian Empire (600-400 BC)
leader of the Islamic Empier of the Arabs, defeated by invadi…
theocracy
a government ruled strictly by religion
secularization
the belief that religion and government should be separated
57 terms
AP Comparative Government- Iran
theocracy
secularization
Zoroastrianism
caliphate
a government ruled strictly by religion
the belief that religion and government should be separated
state sponsored religion of the Persian Empire (600-400 BC)
leader of the Islamic Empier of the Arabs, defeated by invadi…
theocracy
a government ruled strictly by religion
secularization
the belief that religion and government should be separated
45 terms
AP Comparative Government Vocab
Economic system in which economic deci…
Economic system in which all economic…
Economic system in which both the stat…
Macroeconomic measure of the value of…
Market economy
Command economy
Mixed economy
GDP
Economic system in which economic deci…
Market economy
Economic system in which all economic…
Command economy
45 terms
AP Comparative Government: UK
Beveridge Report
Cabinet
Conservative Party
Labour Party
Published during WWII, it suggested a social insurance progra…
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
The late 1600s is when this party comes into precedence. Sinc…
founded in 1900 and came to prominence in the 1920s but was o…
Beveridge Report
Published during WWII, it suggested a social insurance progra…
Cabinet
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
87 terms
AP Comparative Government: Iran
hostile
supreme leader
Iran
veto
The middle class in Iran is culturally westernized and often…
In Iran, the head of the judiciary is appointed by the _____…
____ and China share this institutional arrangement: A nation…
The Guardian Council and the Supreme Leader have ____ power o…
hostile
The middle class in Iran is culturally westernized and often…
supreme leader
In Iran, the head of the judiciary is appointed by the _____…
35 terms
AP Comparative Government #1
sovereignty
politics
comparative politics
comparative method
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
Method of maintaining, managing, and gaining control of gover…
the study and comparison of domestic politics across countries.
A way to make comparisons across cases and draw conclusions.
sovereignty
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
politics
Method of maintaining, managing, and gaining control of gover…
62 terms
AP Comparative Government Mexico
Mestizo
Amerindian
Indigenous Groups
Maquiladoras
A person of mixed white, indigenous (Amerindian), and sometim…
Original peoples of North and South America; indigenous people.
Population of Amerindian heritage in Mexico.
Factories that produce goods for export, often located along…
Mestizo
A person of mixed white, indigenous (Amerindian), and sometim…
Amerindian
Original peoples of North and South America; indigenous people.
60 terms
Mexico- AP Comparative Government
haciendas
missions
peninsulares / Viceroys
Creoles
large estates granted by the king and owned by wealthy Spanis…
religious settlements established by priests in spanish ameri…
People born in Spain - the highest social class in Latin Amer…
In colonial Spanish America, term used to describe someone of…
haciendas
large estates granted by the king and owned by wealthy Spanis…
missions
religious settlements established by priests in spanish ameri…
46 terms
AP Comparative Government: Britain
alternative voting
backbenchers
Beveridge Report
British Broadcasting Corporation
A system of voting in which voters list the candidates in ord…
MP's of a party who have no governmental office or sit as ran…
Published during WWII, it suggested a social insurance progra…
Broadcasting network set up by Parliament. Instead of being d…
alternative voting
A system of voting in which voters list the candidates in ord…
backbenchers
MP's of a party who have no governmental office or sit as ran…
24 terms
AP Comparative Government - Democratization
Democratic regime
Procedural democracies
Substantive democracies
Democratization
A set of institutions that allow the citizens to choose the m…
Countries that meet the minimum requirements of democracy, wi…
Countries that guarantee many more political rights and civil…
The transformation process from a nondemocratic regime to a p…
Democratic regime
A set of institutions that allow the citizens to choose the m…
Procedural democracies
Countries that meet the minimum requirements of democracy, wi…
53 terms
AP Comparative Government: Mexico
Bracero Program
Caciques
Calderón, Felipe
Camarillas
A WWII program that allowed millions of Mexicans to work temp…
Local military strongmen, who generally controlled local poli…
Mexico's most recent (as in not current) president, elected i…
Vast informal networks of personal loyalty that operate as po…
Bracero Program
A WWII program that allowed millions of Mexicans to work temp…
Caciques
Local military strongmen, who generally controlled local poli…
67 terms
AP Comparative Government China
cadre
Central Committee
Central Military Commission
chiang kai-shek
a group of influential politicians capable of forming or lead…
340 members that meet together annually for a week; carry on…
represents the military in china's government; head plays an…
former nationalist leader of china who fled to taiwan after m…
cadre
a group of influential politicians capable of forming or lead…
Central Committee
340 members that meet together annually for a week; carry on…
26 terms
AP Comparative Government Mexico
accomodation
agro-export model of developement
anti-clericalism
civil society
an agreement between a government and important interest grou…
a strategy for economic developement in which a country expor…
opposition to the political power of religious institutions o…
a network of voluntary associations that exists outside the s…
accomodation
an agreement between a government and important interest grou…
agro-export model of developement
a strategy for economic developement in which a country expor…
51 terms
AP Comparative Government: Nigeria
Umaru Musa Yar'Ardua (2007-2011)
Goodluck Jonathan
Hausa-Fulani
Yoruba
People's Democratic Party; First Nigerian leader to... publicly…
allowing free elections; successor of Umaru Musa Yar'Ardua; u…
largest ethnic group that lives in northwestern Nigeria; Muslim
southwest; second largest ethnic group; 40% Muslim, 50% Chris…
Umaru Musa Yar'Ardua (2007-2011)
People's Democratic Party; First Nigerian leader to... publicly…
Goodluck Jonathan
allowing free elections; successor of Umaru Musa Yar'Ardua; u…
79 terms
Russia- AP Comparative Government
Autonomous republic
nomenklatura
Collectivization
Okrug
a territorial unit in the Soviet Union that was a member of t…
The selection process for the chosen few who command the comm…
Stalin in the late 1920s and early 1930s and in China under M…
one of ten territorial units of the Russian Federation that a…
Autonomous republic
a territorial unit in the Soviet Union that was a member of t…
nomenklatura
The selection process for the chosen few who command the comm…
15 terms
AP Comparative Government Great Britain
Magna Carta
British cleavages
Sources of Legitimacy
Sovereignty
the first document that limited the power of the English mona…
British society is characterized by numerous cleavages. Most…
The legitimacy of the British government rests mostly in the…
The Crown-in-Parliament (Which rules on the behalf of the peo…
Magna Carta
the first document that limited the power of the English mona…
British cleavages
British society is characterized by numerous cleavages. Most…
43 terms
AP Comparative Government: The UK
Margaret Thatcher
Conservatives (Tories)
Labour Party
Tony Blair
Conservative Prime Minister from 1979-1990
One of the U.K's two largest parties. Since 2010 it has led a…
One of the U.K's largest parties. Since 2010 it has been the…
Labour Prime Minister from 1997-2007
Margaret Thatcher
Conservative Prime Minister from 1979-1990
Conservatives (Tories)
One of the U.K's two largest parties. Since 2010 it has led a…
33 terms
AP Comparative Government: Russia
Caucasus
Chechnya
Cheka
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Southwest Russia, near the Black Sea and Turkey, where there…
Russian republic that has been a source of military conflict…
Soviet secret police created by Lenin, PRECURSOR TO THE KGB.
A loose integrationist body that incorporates most former Sov…
Caucasus
Southwest Russia, near the Black Sea and Turkey, where there…
Chechnya
Russian republic that has been a source of military conflict…
73 terms
AP Comparative Government United Kingdom
First-past-the-post
Shadow Cabinet
Vote of Confidence
Backbenchers
Electoral system based on single-member districts in which th…
In systems like Britain's, the official leadership of the opp…
In a parliamentary system, a vote in which the members expres…
Members of parliament who are not in the government or shadow…
First-past-the-post
Electoral system based on single-member districts in which th…
Shadow Cabinet
In systems like Britain's, the official leadership of the opp…
119 terms
AP Comparative Government Midterm
Tony Blair
Thomas Hobbs
Social Contract
Tsar Nicholos II
Leader of the labour party in GB in 1997. He won in a landsli…
A philosopher that had the idea of stability and order and di…
-the voluntary agreement among individuals by which, accordin…
The Tsar of Russia until 1917 when he is pressured to step do…
Tony Blair
Leader of the labour party in GB in 1997. He won in a landsli…
Thomas Hobbs
A philosopher that had the idea of stability and order and di…
51 terms
AP Comparative Government: China
cadre
campaign
capitalist roader
Confucianism
a nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion
several related operations aimed at achieving a particular go…
Derogatory term used to label moderate CCP leaders during the…
the teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity
cadre
a nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion
campaign
several related operations aimed at achieving a particular go…
37 terms
AP Comparative Government List 1
authoritarian rule
Bureaucracy
Cleavages
Civil Servants
Political authority is concentrated in a a small group of peo…
The administrative organization that relies on unelected offi…
Social or cultural divisions within a society
The permanent, professional people that make up the governmen…
authoritarian rule
Political authority is concentrated in a a small group of peo…
Bureaucracy
The administrative organization that relies on unelected offi…
89 terms
AP Comparative Government
Case study
Casuality
Choice approach
Comparative method
Research based on looking at only one case
A relationship between two or more variables in which change…
Seeks to explain political outcomes by looking at the effects…
Research design that seeks to understand the effects of a par…
Case study
Research based on looking at only one case
Casuality
A relationship between two or more variables in which change…
57 terms
Nigeria- AP Comparative Government
Sani Abacha
Atiku Abubakar
ANPP
Ibrahim Babangida
Corrupt Hausa military leader of Nigeria (that narrows it dow…
Vice-President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. He is a Muslim n…
All Nigeria Middle Belt People's Party, the leading oppositio…
Famous for his "custodial theory" of government., Military ru…
Sani Abacha
Corrupt Hausa military leader of Nigeria (that narrows it dow…
Atiku Abubakar
Vice-President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. He is a Muslim n…
57 terms
AP Comparative Government- Iran
theocracy
secularization
Zoroastrianism
caliphate
a government ruled strictly by religion
the belief that religion and government should be separated
state sponsored religion of the Persian Empire (600-400 BC)
leader of the Islamic Empier of the Arabs, defeated by invadi…
theocracy
a government ruled strictly by religion
secularization
the belief that religion and government should be separated
59 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Russia
Mikhail Gorbachev
The August Coup
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
December 26, 1991
The Soviet leader that instituted reforms was _____
This was the name of an attempt to overthrow Gorbachev at the…
The regional organization that officially replaced the USSR w…
The official end date of the Soviet Union was:
Mikhail Gorbachev
The Soviet leader that instituted reforms was _____
The August Coup
This was the name of an attempt to overthrow Gorbachev at the…
60 terms
AP Comparative Government:China
Which of the following is the LEAST im…
An important similarity between Confuc…
Which of the following is an accurate…
"It doesn't matter whether a cat is wh…
Constitution of 1982
the responsibility of the ruler to the people
The western part of the country is sparsely populated.
Deng Xiaoping Theory
Which of the following is the LEAST im…
Constitution of 1982
An important similarity between Confuc…
the responsibility of the ruler to the people
60 terms
AP Comparative Government Terms
Authoritarian regime
Bicameral and unicameral legislation
Cabinet coalition
Civil society
Government characterized by a concentration of political powe…
1 or 2 house legislation
Where several parties join forces and are represented in diff…
A complex network of voluntary associations, economic groups,…
Authoritarian regime
Government characterized by a concentration of political powe…
Bicameral and unicameral legislation
1 or 2 house legislation
60 terms
Mexico- AP Comparative Government
haciendas
missions
peninsulares / Viceroys
Creoles
large estates granted by the king and owned by wealthy Spanis…
religious settlements established by priests in spanish ameri…
People born in Spain - the highest social class in Latin Amer…
In colonial Spanish America, term used to describe someone of…
haciendas
large estates granted by the king and owned by wealthy Spanis…
missions
religious settlements established by priests in spanish ameri…
45 terms
AP Comparative Government: UK
Beveridge Report
Cabinet
Conservative Party
Labour Party
Published during WWII, it suggested a social insurance progra…
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
The late 1600s is when this party comes into precedence. Sinc…
founded in 1900 and came to prominence in the 1920s but was o…
Beveridge Report
Published during WWII, it suggested a social insurance progra…
Cabinet
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
116 terms
AP Comparative Government
hypothesis
positive correlation
negative correlation
dependent variable
A tentative explanation for a phenomenon used as a basis for…
a direct association between two variables. As one becomes la…
an inverse association between two variables. As one variable…
the variable that you believe might be influenced or modified…
hypothesis
A tentative explanation for a phenomenon used as a basis for…
positive correlation
a direct association between two variables. As one becomes la…
62 terms
AP Comparative Government Mexico
Mestizo
Amerindian
Indigenous Groups
Maquiladoras
A person of mixed white, indigenous (Amerindian), and sometim…
Original peoples of North and South America; indigenous people.
Population of Amerindian heritage in Mexico.
Factories that produce goods for export, often located along…
Mestizo
A person of mixed white, indigenous (Amerindian), and sometim…
Amerindian
Original peoples of North and South America; indigenous people.
182 terms
AP Comparative Government Fundamental Concepts
empirical or positive question
normative question
Regime
Government
The first type of question - how do things actually happen? -…
The second type of question asked by political scientists - h…
The system and the rules and laws in place in a particular te…
The people in charge of a territory at a given time. Note: Th…
empirical or positive question
The first type of question - how do things actually happen? -…
normative question
The second type of question asked by political scientists - h…
38 terms
AP Comparative Government: UK
Cabinet
Conservative Party
Labour Party
Constitutional Reform Movement
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
The late 1600s is when this party comes into precedence. Sinc…
founded in 1900 and came to prominence in the 1920s but was o…
a movement in the United Kingdom that called for greater sepa…
Cabinet
persons appointed by a head of state to head executive depart…
Conservative Party
The late 1600s is when this party comes into precedence. Sinc…
180 terms
AP Comparative Government Introduction
Government
Politics
Empirical Data
Normative Issues
a reference to the leadership and institutions that make poli…
the power, who has the power to make decisions? how did they…
data based on factual statements and statistics, compare stat…
data that requires value judgments, would focus on what the s…
Government
a reference to the leadership and institutions that make poli…
Politics
the power, who has the power to make decisions? how did they…
90 terms
AP Comparative Government Vocabulary
Cold War
Critical Juncture
Collective Identities
Comparative Politics
The hostile relations that prevailed between the United State…
An important historical moment when political actors make cri…
the groups with which people identify, including gender, clas…
The field within political science that focuses on domestic p…
Cold War
The hostile relations that prevailed between the United State…
Critical Juncture
An important historical moment when political actors make cri…
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