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Comparative Government Chapter 1
critical juncture
communist party-states
regimes
cold war
an important historical moment when political actorsmake crit…
a type of nation-state in which the communist party attempts…
a term that is generally synonymous with government or politi…
the hostile relations that prevailed between the United State…
critical juncture
an important historical moment when political actorsmake crit…
communist party-states
a type of nation-state in which the communist party attempts…
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Comparative Government Chapter 1
Regime
Democracy
Authoritarian
Arab Spring
A system or planned way of doing things, especially one impos…
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especial…
A revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests, both non…
Regime
A system or planned way of doing things, especially one impos…
Democracy
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
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Comparative Government Chapter 1
Democratization
Externatilties
Gross National Product (GNP)
Nation-state
The process by which a state moves toward democracy by settin…
Burdens that result when an activity produces costs that are…
A measure of national economic development
Political system in which a group of people who have sovereig…
Democratization
The process by which a state moves toward democracy by settin…
Externatilties
Burdens that result when an activity produces costs that are…
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Comparative Government: Chapter 1
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Institutions
Politics
The study and comparison of domestic politics across countries
The study of relations between countries in terms of foreign…
Organizations or activities that are self-perpetuating and va…
The struggle in any group for power that will give one or mor…
Comparative Politics
The study and comparison of domestic politics across countries
International Relations
The study of relations between countries in terms of foreign…
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Comparative Government--Chapter 1
Institutions
Politics
Correlation
Causation
-Organizations or activities that are self-perpetuating and v…
-The struggle in any group for power that will give one or mo…
-The apparent association between certain factors or variables
-Cause & Effect
Institutions
-Organizations or activities that are self-perpetuating and v…
Politics
-The struggle in any group for power that will give one or mo…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Government
Power
State
Nation
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
Includes all institutions and individuals that exercise power…
Cultural, linguistic, and other identities that tie people to…
Government
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
Power
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Government
Power
State
Nation
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
Includes all institutions and individuals that exercise power…
Cultural, linguistic, and other identities that tie people to…
Government
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
Power
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
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AP Comparative Government chapter 1
Governments
Political System
State of Nature
Democratization
Organizations of individuals who have the power to make bindi…
A social system that includes a collection of related, intera…
The theoretical condition of humankind if no government exist…
The process by which a state moves toward democracy by settin…
Governments
Organizations of individuals who have the power to make bindi…
Political System
A social system that includes a collection of related, intera…
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Chapter 1 Comparative Government kj
NAFTA
Human Development Index
Middle-Level Theory
World Bank
atreaty between the US, Mexico, and Canada that mostly elimin…
used to compare countries by analyzing: life expectancy, adul…
analyzes phenomena by studying similar characteristics in dif…
provides low-interest loans, no-interest credit, policy advic…
NAFTA
atreaty between the US, Mexico, and Canada that mostly elimin…
Human Development Index
used to compare countries by analyzing: life expectancy, adul…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Institutions
Politics
Power
Inductive Reasoning
Organizations and/or activities that are self-perpetuating an…
the struggle in any group for power
the ability to influence others or impose one's will on them
Case to Hypothesis
Institutions
Organizations and/or activities that are self-perpetuating an…
Politics
the struggle in any group for power
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Comparative Government Terms Chapter 1
Politics
Analytical concepts
Methods
Ideals
The struggle of any group for power that will give one or mor…
Assumptions and theories to guide research) cause and effect
ways to study and test the theories... tools to find explanations
Beliefs and values of prefered outcomes... The ideals to compare…
Politics
The struggle of any group for power that will give one or mor…
Analytical concepts
Assumptions and theories to guide research) cause and effect
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Chapter 1 Comparative Government
Critical Juncture
Collective Identities
Comparative Politics
Globalization
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…
The intensification of worldwide interconnectedness associate…
Critical Juncture
An important historical moment when political actors make cri…
Collective Identities
The groups with which people identify, including gender, clas…
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Comparative Government Chapter 1
Political development
Modernization
Democracy
Authoritarian regime
The processes through which modern nations arise and how poli…
The transformation of poor agrarian societies into wealthy in…
A regime in which citizens have basic rights of open associat…
A regime lacking democratic characteristics, ruled by a singl…
Political development
The processes through which modern nations arise and how poli…
Modernization
The transformation of poor agrarian societies into wealthy in…
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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.
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Government
Power
State
Nation
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
Includes all institutions and individuals that exercise power…
Cultural, linguistic, and other identities that tie people to…
Government
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
Power
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
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Comparative Government Chapter 1
critical juncture
critical juncture 1989
communist party-states
regimes
an important historical moment when political actors make cri…
- Berlin wall was symbol of the division of the world into co…
a type of nation-state in which the communist party attempts…
a term that is generally synonymous with government or politi…
critical juncture
an important historical moment when political actors make cri…
critical juncture 1989
- Berlin wall was symbol of the division of the world into co…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Five Big Questions
Politics
Science
Causation
What accounts for change as well as continuity?... What promotes…
The art and science of governing
Finding general explanations to make theories, paradigms and…
X causes Y
Five Big Questions
What accounts for change as well as continuity?... What promotes…
Politics
The art and science of governing
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Comparative Government Ethel Wood Chapter 1
Advanced democracies (16)
Authoritarian Regime (23)
bicameral, unicameral legislatures (65)
bureaucratic authoritarian systems (63)
Countries with well established democratic governments and a…
Decisions are made by political elites without much input fro…
a bicameral legislature has two houses to distribute power, a…
The head of government exercises almost complete control of t…
Advanced democracies (16)
Countries with well established democratic governments and a…
Authoritarian Regime (23)
Decisions are made by political elites without much input fro…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
If a study finds that a change in one…
Which of the following is an accurate…
Which of the following can be consider…
Which of the following is best defined…
a correlation
the way that citizens organize and define themselves and thei…
checks and balances
corporatism
If a study finds that a change in one…
a correlation
Which of the following is an accurate…
the way that citizens organize and define themselves and thei…
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AP Comparative Government - Chapter 1
authoritarian
democracy
democratization
ethnicity
a form of government characterized by absolute or blind obedi…
government by the people; a form of government in which the s…
is the transition to a more democratic political regime.
is a socially-defined category of people who identify with ea…
authoritarian
a form of government characterized by absolute or blind obedi…
democracy
government by the people; a form of government in which the s…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Institutions
Politics
Power
Inductive Reasoning
Organizations and/or activities that are self-perpetuating an…
the struggle in any group for power
the ability to influence others or impose one's will on them
Case to Hypothesis
Institutions
Organizations and/or activities that are self-perpetuating an…
Politics
the struggle in any group for power
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AP Comparative Government-Chapter 1
authoritarianism
bureaucracy
critical juncture
communist party-states
a system of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
system of managing government through departments run by appo…
an important historical moment when political actors make cri…
a type of nation-state in which the communist party attempts…
authoritarianism
a system of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
bureaucracy
system of managing government through departments run by appo…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Capitalism
Cold War
Communism
Constitution
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
Theory developed by Marx and Engels that was adapted and used…
A basic political document that lays out the institutions and…
Capitalism
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Cold War
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
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Chapter 1: Issues in Comparative Government
Democracy
Democratization
Ethnicity
European Union
political system in which citizens enjoy a number of basic ci…
movement that began after the Cold War; process of slowly tra…
characterized by common physical traits, languages, cultures,…
organization where most of the industrialized countries in Eu…
Democracy
political system in which citizens enjoy a number of basic ci…
Democratization
movement that began after the Cold War; process of slowly tra…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1 (fixed)
Capitalism
Cold War
Communism
Constitution
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
Theory developed by Marx and Engels that was adapted and used…
A basic political document that lays out the institutions and…
Capitalism
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Cold War
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
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Chapter 1 Comparative Government kj
NAFTA
Human Development Index
Middle-Level Theory
World Bank
atreaty between the US, Mexico, and Canada that mostly elimin…
used to compare countries by analyzing: life expectancy, adul…
analyzes phenomena by studying similar characteristics in dif…
provides low-interest loans, no-interest credit, policy advic…
NAFTA
atreaty between the US, Mexico, and Canada that mostly elimin…
Human Development Index
used to compare countries by analyzing: life expectancy, adul…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Nation
Unitary
Power
Country
A group of people bound together by a common political identi…
In a unitary system, political power resides in the national…
The authority to make decisions and use resources to govern a…
The land, the people, and the government.
Nation
A group of people bound together by a common political identi…
Unitary
In a unitary system, political power resides in the national…
AP Comparative Government/Politics Study Set Chapter 1: Comparative Method
Causation
Correlation
Empirical statements
Normative statements
The act of causing something; the relationship between cause…
A relationship between two different things
Statements that can be measured and proven true; facts.
Statements that make a judgement call, such as saying a count…
Causation
The act of causing something; the relationship between cause…
Correlation
A relationship between two different things
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Arab Spring
authoritarian
BRICS
coalition
series of protests that rocked much of the Middle East in 201…
favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especial…
large countries undergoing rapid economic growth, including B…
an alliance of parties that are close enough to one another i…
Arab Spring
series of protests that rocked much of the Middle East in 201…
authoritarian
favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especial…
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AP Comparative Government: Chapter 1 Vocab
Advanced Democracies
Advanced Democracies
Authoritarian Regime
Authoritarian Regime
These countries have well established democratic governments…
Britain represents this group
In this type of regime, decisions are made by political elite…
May be ruled by a single dictator, a hereditary monarch, a sm…
Advanced Democracies
These countries have well established democratic governments…
Advanced Democracies
Britain represents this group
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Comparative Government Chapter 1 Concepts
Politics:
Concepts
Conceptions
Political system
Running Definitions:... The activity or process by which groups…
Idea, term, category: examples: democracy, the state, power
Understandings, perspectives, interpretations of a term.
Easton def.: political system is interactions through which v…
Politics:
Running Definitions:... The activity or process by which groups…
Concepts
Idea, term, category: examples: democracy, the state, power
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1 Vocab
Arab Spring
Authoritarian
BRICS
Coalition
Series of protests that rocked much of the Middle East in 201…
strict government at the expense of the people's personal fre…
Brazil, Russia, India, China, & South Africa
An alliance of parties that are close enough to one another i…
Arab Spring
Series of protests that rocked much of the Middle East in 201…
Authoritarian
strict government at the expense of the people's personal fre…
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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
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Capitalism
Cold War
Communism
Constitution
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
Theory developed by Marx and Engels that was adapted and used…
A basic political document that lays out the institutions and…
Capitalism
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Cold War
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Area Studies
Behavioral Revolution
Causal Relationship
Comparative Method
Regional focus
Investigation shift from political institutions to individual…
Cause and effect
A way to compare cases and draw conclusions
Area Studies
Regional focus
Behavioral Revolution
Investigation shift from political institutions to individual…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
collective identities
comparative politics
globalization
legitimacy
groups with which people identify
field within political science that focuses on domestic polit…
intensification of worldwide interconnectedness associated wi…
belief by powerful groups that the broad citizenry that a sta…
collective identities
groups with which people identify
comparative politics
field within political science that focuses on domestic polit…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1 terms
rivalry between the superpowers from t…
a political party inspired by Marxism-…
a basic political document that lays o…
a critical turning point
cold war
Communist
Constitution
crisis
rivalry between the superpowers from t…
cold war
a political party inspired by Marxism-…
Communist
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Political Science
Comparative Government
GDP/Capita
Life Expectancy
a social science dealing with political institutions and with…
the study and comparison of different forms of government.
gross domestic product.
the probable number of years remaining in the life of an indi…
Political Science
a social science dealing with political institutions and with…
Comparative Government
the study and comparison of different forms of government.
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Government
Power
State
Nation
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
Includes all institutions and individuals that exercise power…
Cultural, linguistic, and other identities that tie people to…
Government
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
Power
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
44 terms
AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
critical juncture
collective identities
comparative politics
globalization
an important historical moment when political actors make cri…
the groups with which people identify, including gender, clas…
field within poly sci that focuses on domestic politics and a…
intensification of worldwide interconnectedness associated wi…
critical juncture
an important historical moment when political actors make cri…
collective identities
the groups with which people identify, including gender, clas…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Aristotle
Niccolo Machiavelli
statecraft
Thomas Hobbes
separated politics from philosophy by using comparative metho…
A late 15th and early 16th century Italian historian and poli…
how to govern
developed notion of social contract, where people willingly f…
Aristotle
separated politics from philosophy by using comparative metho…
Niccolo Machiavelli
A late 15th and early 16th century Italian historian and poli…
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AP COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Capitalism
Communism
Constitution
Global South
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
Usually used to describe policies and institutions derived fr…
A basic political document that lays out the institutions and…
Very poor, unstable states, and non-democratic governments; o…
Capitalism
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
Communism
Usually used to describe policies and institutions derived fr…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Capitalism
Cold War
Communism
Constitution
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
Theory developed by Marx and Engels that was adapted and used…
A basic political document that lays out the institutions and…
Capitalism
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Cold War
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
comparative politics
austerity
authoritarian
democracy
Subfield of political science focused on interactions within…
Government cutting expenditures to balance budget; economic b…
Nondemocratic or dictatorial politics.
Political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
comparative politics
Subfield of political science focused on interactions within…
austerity
Government cutting expenditures to balance budget; economic b…
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Chapter 1 Comparative Government kj
NAFTA
Human Development Index
Middle-Level Theory
World Bank
atreaty between the US, Mexico, and Canada that mostly elimin…
used to compare countries by analyzing: life expectancy, adul…
analyzes phenomena by studying similar characteristics in dif…
provides low-interest loans, no-interest credit, policy advic…
NAFTA
atreaty between the US, Mexico, and Canada that mostly elimin…
Human Development Index
used to compare countries by analyzing: life expectancy, adul…
25 terms
AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Government
Power
State
Nation
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
Includes all institutions and individuals that exercise power…
Cultural, linguistic, and other identities that tie people to…
Government
Set of institutions and people authorized by formal documents…
Power
The ability to get people to do something they would otherwis…
51 terms
AP Comparative Government - Chapter 1
Authoritarian Regimes
Bureaucracy
Cabinet
Casual Theories
A system of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
An organization structured hierarchically, in which lower-lev…
The body of officials (e.g., ministers, secretaries) who dire…
An influential approach in comparative politics that involves…
Authoritarian Regimes
A system of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
Bureaucracy
An organization structured hierarchically, in which lower-lev…
36 terms
AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Capitalism
Cold War
Communism
Constitution
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
Theory developed by Marx and Engels that was adapted and used…
A basic political document that lays out the institutions and…
Capitalism
An economic system in which the means of production are priva…
Cold War
Rivalry between the superpowers from the end of World War II…
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Comparative Government Chapter 1: Critical Terms
Government
Night Watchman State
Welfare State
State of Nature
The part of the state with legitimate public authority; The g…
Governments that provide law and order, defense, and protecti…
A state which provides a wide array of social services to its…
A condition that would be obtained in no government existed.
Government
The part of the state with legitimate public authority; The g…
Night Watchman State
Governments that provide law and order, defense, and protecti…
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AP Comparative Government Chapter 1
Democracy
Power
Nation
State
Political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
Ability of A to get B to do what A wants
Cultural element of country' people psychologically bound to…
Institutional or governmental element of country
Democracy
Political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
Power
Ability of A to get B to do what A wants
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