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AP Comparative Government and Politics
socialization
recruitment
communication
process functions of a political system
teaching and transmitting political attitude and values withi…
selecting political leaders
the flow of information within a political system
interest articulation, interest aggregation, policymaking, po…
socialization
teaching and transmitting political attitude and values withi…
recruitment
selecting political leaders
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…
25 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
Bicameral
Bureaucracy
Cabinet department
Case law
A legislative body with teo houses, such ss the US Senate and…
A system of government in which most of the important decisio…
A system of government in which most executive power is held…
The laws as established but the outcome or former cases
Bicameral
A legislative body with teo houses, such ss the US Senate and…
Bureaucracy
A system of government in which most of the important decisio…
194 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Bicameral System
Bourgeoisie
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political system in which the legislature comprises two hou…
The property-owning class
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
16 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
parliamentary system
presidential system
coup d'etat
corporatism
where citizens vote for legislative representatives, who in t…
where citizens vote for legislative representatives as well a…
forced takeover of the government
an arrangement in which government officials interact with pe…
parliamentary system
where citizens vote for legislative representatives, who in t…
presidential system
where citizens vote for legislative representatives as well a…
147 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Agents of political socialization
Bureaucratic Authoritariansim
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
Individuals, institutions or organizations that influence pol…
A system in which the state bureaucracy and the military shar…
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
44 terms
AP Comparative Government & Politics
State
Nation
Nation-State
Government
Political organization with a centralized government and bord…
A group of people who belong to a certain geographic or cultu…
Political & Geographical entity... Share national pride and are…
Institution with legitimacy and Public authority
State
Political organization with a centralized government and bord…
Nation
A group of people who belong to a certain geographic or cultu…
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AP Comparative Government and Politics Terms
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Bicameral System
Bourgeoisie
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political system in which the legislature comprises two hou…
The property-owning class
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
268 terms
AP Comparative Government & Politics
political science
comparative politics
empirical/positive questions
normative questions
study of political systems and political behavior
sub-discipline of political science; compare governmental sys…
"factual" - answer tells how things really are
subjective - answer tells how things "should" be; subject to…
political science
study of political systems and political behavior
comparative politics
sub-discipline of political science; compare governmental sys…
32 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
UK House of Commons
UK House of Lords
Russia Duma
Russia Federation Council
650 members; FPTP in single member districts. Approves legisl…
720 members; hereditary but being phased out. No power to ini…
450 seats; nationwide proportional representation with 7% thr…
170 seats; 2 appointed from each 84 federal region, 1 by legi…
UK House of Commons
650 members; FPTP in single member districts. Approves legisl…
UK House of Lords
720 members; hereditary but being phased out. No power to ini…
31 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
Regime
Nation
State
Government
the system, rules, and laws in place in a particular territor…
a large group of people who share a unified identity based on…
the territory under control of a government
the people in charge of a territory at a given time
Regime
the system, rules, and laws in place in a particular territor…
Nation
a large group of people who share a unified identity based on…
45 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
reform
revolution
coup d'etat
radicalism
a change that does not advocate the overthrow of basic instit…
a change at a more basic level, involving either a major revi…
a forced takeover of the government... replacement of the leader…
rapid, dramatic changes are needed (급진주의)
reform
a change that does not advocate the overthrow of basic instit…
revolution
a change at a more basic level, involving either a major revi…
AP Comparative Government and Politics- Mexico
"Asian Tigers"
Compressed modernity
Democratization
Dependency Theory
Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore; areas that pra…
rapid economic and political change that transformed a countr…
the process of developing a political system in which power i…
holds that economic development of many countries in the worl…
"Asian Tigers"
Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore; areas that pra…
Compressed modernity
rapid economic and political change that transformed a countr…
50 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
Politics
Political Science
Comparative Politics
International Relations
The struggle in any group for power that will give one or mor…
Concentrates on the struggle for leadership and power in a po…
The study and comparison of domestic politics across countries.
Relations between countries (such as foreign policy, war, tra…
Politics
The struggle in any group for power that will give one or mor…
Political Science
Concentrates on the struggle for leadership and power in a po…
82 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
Causation
Correlation
Informal politics
Bicameral legislature
The idea that an independent variable influences a dependent…
When two things occur at the same time but don't necessarily…
The impact that beliefs, values, and actions of ordinary citi…
A legislature with two houses
Causation
The idea that an independent variable influences a dependent…
Correlation
When two things occur at the same time but don't necessarily…
41 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
Politics
Causation
Three World Approach
Civil Politics
The process by which we select our government leaders and wha…
Idea that one variable causes or influences another
1.US and its allies... 2.Soviet and its allies ... 3. "3rd world" n…
The way that citizens organize and define themselves and thei…
Politics
The process by which we select our government leaders and wha…
Causation
Idea that one variable causes or influences another
13 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics
Government
Politics
Comparative government and politics to…
Empirical data
A reference to the leadership and institutions that make poli…
All about power
1. The comparative method... 2. Sovereignty, authority, and powe…
Based on factual statements and statistics
Government
A reference to the leadership and institutions that make poli…
Politics
All about power
141 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Introduction
Advanced democracies
Authoritarian regime
Bicameral legislatures
Unicameral legislature
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
Legislature with two houses; one house (usually the upper cha…
legislature with one house
Advanced democracies
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
Authoritarian regime
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
56 terms
AP Comparative Government & Politics
Capitalism
Civic culture
Civil society
Cleavage
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Culture characterized by trust, legitimacy and limited involv…
The web of membership in social and political groups that som…
Deep and long-lasting political divisions
Capitalism
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Civic culture
Culture characterized by trust, legitimacy and limited involv…
25 terms
AP Comparative Government & Politics
Bicameral
Bureaucracy
Case law
Civil law
(Of legislative body) having two branches or chambers
A system of government in which most of the important decisio…
The law as established by the outcome of former cases
The body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary pri…
Bicameral
(Of legislative body) having two branches or chambers
Bureaucracy
A system of government in which most of the important decisio…
141 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Introduction
Advanced democracies, 16
Authoritarian regime, 22
Bicameral legislatures, 62
Unicameral legislature, 62
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
Legislature with two houses; one house (usually the upper cha…
legislature with one house
Advanced democracies, 16
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
Authoritarian regime, 22
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
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AP Comparative Government and Politics: Vocabulary
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Bicameral System
Bourgeoisie
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political system in which the legislature comprises two hou…
The property-owning class
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
30 terms
IRAN: AP Comparative Government & Politics
civil society
theocracy
shari'a
mosque
refers to the space occupied by voluntary associations outsid…
a state dominated by the clergy, who rule on the grounds that…
Islamic law derived mostly from the Qur'an and the examples s…
Muslim place of worship, equivalent to a church, temple, or s…
civil society
refers to the space occupied by voluntary associations outsid…
theocracy
a state dominated by the clergy, who rule on the grounds that…
94 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Great Britain Vocabulary
Alternate voting (AV)
Backbenchers
Beveridge Report
"Big Society"
a referendum that would have allowed voters to rank candidate…
The rear benches in the House of Commons where junior members…
provided for a social insurance program that made all citizen…
David Cameron's vision that is energized by grassroots volunt…
Alternate voting (AV)
a referendum that would have allowed voters to rank candidate…
Backbenchers
The rear benches in the House of Commons where junior members…
10 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Vocab
Civil Society
Multinational government sanctioned in…
Multinational privately owned corporat…
International non governmental organiz…
Non-state organizations that people voluntarily join, usually…
institutions created by many nation states to address matters…
profit seeking business organizations that operate in more th…
non profit seeking organizations that operate on charity basi…
Civil Society
Non-state organizations that people voluntarily join, usually…
Multinational government sanctioned in…
institutions created by many nation states to address matters…
147 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Agents of political socialization
Bureaucratic Authoritariansim
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
Individuals, institutions or organizations that influence pol…
A system in which the state bureaucracy and the military shar…
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
37 terms
AP Comparative Government & Politics Britain
Great Britain includes...
Unitary Government
What type of Government does Great Bri…
The House of Lords
England, Wales, & Scotland
Political power resides in the national government, with litt…
A unitary government with a bicameral legislature & a Constit…
Upper House: Unelected members comprised of hereditary peers;…
Great Britain includes...
England, Wales, & Scotland
Unitary Government
Political power resides in the national government, with litt…
174 terms
Introduction to AP Comparative Government and Politics
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…
7 terms
Chapter 1: AP Comparative Government and Politics
Political Decisions
State of Nature
Thomas Hobbes
Thomas Hobbes
Decisions that are public and authoritative and take place in…
Condition of humankind if no government existed.
English philosopher who pessimistically argued that the state…
Which philosopher said the following?... "In such a condition, t…
Political Decisions
Decisions that are public and authoritative and take place in…
State of Nature
Condition of humankind if no government existed.
141 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Introduction
Advanced democracies
Authoritarian regime
Bicameral legislatures
Unicameral legislature
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
Legislature with two houses; one house (usually the upper cha…
legislature with one house
Advanced democracies
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
Authoritarian regime
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
61 terms
AP Comparative Government Politics Notes
Anglican Church
Backbenchers
Bill of Rights
Blue Labour
During the sixteenth century, the Reformation brought around…
Backbenchers are members of a Westminster parliamentary syste…
The Bill of Rights is a legitimate document entailing the fun…
Blue Labour is a political tendency in the British Labour Par…
Anglican Church
During the sixteenth century, the Reformation brought around…
Backbenchers
Backbenchers are members of a Westminster parliamentary syste…
70 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics--Iran
Cyrus and Darius
Persia
"sleep of nations"
Farsi
Most famous kings in the 6th century.
Now Iran. Renamed in 1935.
Iran fell into this. When it awoke, it was far behind the Wes…
Today, one of the mother tongues of most Iranians (half). Mem…
Cyrus and Darius
Most famous kings in the 6th century.
Persia
Now Iran. Renamed in 1935.
61 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Nigeria
Nok
Yoruba
Igbo
Sahel
First cultural group in West Africa
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
A group of people that remained stateless in the early times…
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Nok
First cultural group in West Africa
Yoruba
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
122 terms
AP Comparative Governments and Politics: China
Chinese Model
Middle Kingdom
Qin Dynasty
Han Dynasty
One party political control and semi-free economy. A system t…
China's traditional and current name for itself.
221 BCE - 206 CE. Short lived dynasty which was the first uni…
Early dynasty, 206 BCE - 220 CE. Solidified China's unity and…
Chinese Model
One party political control and semi-free economy. A system t…
Middle Kingdom
China's traditional and current name for itself.
10 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Review Quiz 1
If a study finds that a change in one…
What is the best accurate description…
What is the fundamental characteristic…
What word best defines the arrangement…
Correlation
The way citizens organize and define themselves and their int…
Checks and balances
Corporatism
If a study finds that a change in one…
Correlation
What is the best accurate description…
The way citizens organize and define themselves and their int…
20 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Review Quiz 2
A political system with a high degree…
What types of organizations are MOST l…
A UNITARY system is one that concentra…
Which political organizations most dir…
Have the capacity to review, understand, and influence politi…
Non-governmental
One geographic
Supranational organizations
A political system with a high degree…
Have the capacity to review, understand, and influence politi…
What types of organizations are MOST l…
Non-governmental
194 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Bicameral System
Bourgeoisie
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political system in which the legislature comprises two hou…
The property-owning class
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
70 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Chapter 1 Quiz
Sovereignty
Multinational
Failed State
Constitution
the ultimate government authority in a country
a country composed of several distinct peoples
government incapable of exercising minimal control of its peo…
the organization of a country's institutions
Sovereignty
the ultimate government authority in a country
Multinational
a country composed of several distinct peoples
194 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Bicameral System
Bourgeoisie
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political system in which the legislature comprises two hou…
The property-owning class
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
68 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
political socialization
political recruitment
political ideology
political culture
the methods by which someone is influenced in developing thei…
methods for identifying, training, and selecting those who wi…
views about the policy-making, the government's role, the pac…
the history, values, beliefs, and traditions that influence p…
political socialization
the methods by which someone is influenced in developing thei…
political recruitment
methods for identifying, training, and selecting those who wi…
25 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
accountability
authority
bureaucracy
civil society
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
the legal right to exercise power
a hierarchical organization charged with carrying out the dec…
all those organizations that provide opportunities for partic…
accountability
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
authority
the legal right to exercise power
76 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Vocabulary
transparency
state
nation
regime
the full, accurate and timely disclosure of information by th…
refers to the political power exercised over a defined geogra…
- a human community with a sense of shared culture, history (…
- the set of rules and institutions that control access to, a…
transparency
the full, accurate and timely disclosure of information by th…
state
refers to the political power exercised over a defined geogra…
AP Comparative Government and Politics Leaders
Head of State of USA
Head of Government of USA
Head of State of UK
Head of Government of UK
President Barack Obama 01/2009
President Barack Obama 01/2009
Queen Elizabeth II 02/1952
Prime Minister Theresa May 07/2016
Head of State of USA
President Barack Obama 01/2009
Head of Government of USA
President Barack Obama 01/2009
21 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics - Britain
State
Nation
Industrial democracy
Democratic (7 points)
-Permanent population: Not just a bunch of nomads... -Lives with…
-When people share a particular form of identity that binds a…
-Has the most and strongest build it restrains on the use of…
-guarantee of due processes... -transparency of govt actions... -ac…
State
-Permanent population: Not just a bunch of nomads... -Lives with…
Nation
-When people share a particular form of identity that binds a…
79 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Mexico
Narcotraficantes
Mesoamerica
Indigenas
pre-Columbian
Drug Trafficker
Spanish for Middle America; southern Mexico and northern Cent…
Native Americans.
The Americas before Columbus arrived
Narcotraficantes
Drug Trafficker
Mesoamerica
Spanish for Middle America; southern Mexico and northern Cent…
194 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Bicameral System
Bourgeoisie
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political system in which the legislature comprises two hou…
The property-owning class
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
502 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics (WOOD)
Advanced Democracies
Authoritarian regime
Bicameral legislatures
Unicameral legislature
a term that applies to countries that have a long history of…
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
Legislature with two houses; one house (usually the upper cha…
legislature with one house
Advanced Democracies
a term that applies to countries that have a long history of…
Authoritarian regime
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
34 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: China
Beijing Consensus
Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
Confucianism
Cultural Revolution
model of (state-led) capitalist development adopted by China.…
Authoritarian party that has ruled China from 1949 to the pre…
Philosophy created by Confucious that emphasized obedience an…
Mao's radical movement launched in 1966 to regain political c…
Beijing Consensus
model of (state-led) capitalist development adopted by China.…
Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
Authoritarian party that has ruled China from 1949 to the pre…
127 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics MidTerm Terms
Tony Blair
Henry VIII
Karl Marx
Gordon Brown
Former Labor Party leader in the House of Commons; former UK…
(1491-1547) King of England from 1509 to 1547; his desire to…
A German philosopher who believed that eventually the lower c…
Incumbent Prime Minister who lost the 2010 general election t…
Tony Blair
Former Labor Party leader in the House of Commons; former UK…
Henry VIII
(1491-1547) King of England from 1509 to 1547; his desire to…
131 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Introduction 6th Edition
Advanced democracies
Authoritarian regime
Bicameral legislatures
Unicameral legislature
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
Legislature with two houses; one house (usually the upper cha…
legislature with one house
Advanced democracies
Countries that have a well established democratic government…
Authoritarian regime
regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
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