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160 terms
Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
Mao Zedong
Nationalists
Chiang Kai-shek
Hundred Flowers Movement
First leader of communist China, rose to power in 1949. 4 mai…
a person who advocates political independence for a count
Chinese military and political figure who led the Nationalist…
The 1957 political campaign in the People's Republic of China…
Mao Zedong
First leader of communist China, rose to power in 1949. 4 mai…
Nationalists
a person who advocates political independence for a count
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…
109 terms
Comparative Governments and Politics: Russia
Weak State
Central Committee
apparatchiki
All Union Party Congress
A state that does not have full control over its citizens and…
Next to top governing body of the communist party
"Man of the Apparatus" A member of the communist party
5,000 delegates who meet a few times every year. They choose…
Weak State
A state that does not have full control over its citizens and…
Central Committee
Next to top governing body of the communist party
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…
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…
20 terms
Comparative Government and Politics
Name of professor
Office
Office hours
Countries we study
Charles lewis taylor
535 major Williams hall
3:30-4:30 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday or appt
Japan, US, Germany, UK, Mexico, South Africa, Iran and Russia…
Name of professor
Charles lewis taylor
Office
535 major Williams hall
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
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
216 terms
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…
7 terms
Comparative Government & Politics Vocabulary
Constitution
Democratization
globalization
nation
highest, most authoritative law
spread of representative government
increasing worldwide interdependence
a group of people who identify themselves as belonging together
Constitution
highest, most authoritative law
Democratization
spread of representative government
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…
152 terms
Comparative Government and Politics
Area Studies
Behavioral Revolution
Casual Relationship
Comparative Method
Focusing on a specific region for research in order to have c…
The shift in the subject of investigation away from political…
A relationship that is the result of cause and effect.
A way to compare cases and draw conclusions.
Area Studies
Focusing on a specific region for research in order to have c…
Behavioral Revolution
The shift in the subject of investigation away from political…
134 terms
Comparative Government and Politics (Introduction)
Advanced Democracies
Authoritarian Regime
Bicameral, Unicameral Legislatures
Bureaucracy
Countries having well established democratic government and a…
Regime where a small group of elites exercise power over the…
Having two houses or only one house in the legislature. Most…
Consist of agencies that generally implement government polic…
Advanced Democracies
Countries having well established democratic government and a…
Authoritarian Regime
Regime where a small group of elites exercise power over the…
109 terms
Comparative Governments and Politics: Russia
Weak State
Central Committee
apparatchiki
All Union Party Congress
A state that does not have full control over its citizens and…
Next to top governing body of the communist party
"Man of the Apparatus" A member of the communist party
5,000 delegates who meet a few times every year. They choose…
Weak State
A state that does not have full control over its citizens and…
Central Committee
Next to top governing body of the communist party
25 terms
Comparative Government and Politics Vocab
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
174 terms
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…
Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
authority
civil society
constitution
democratization
the legal right to exercise power
all those organizations that provide opportunities for partic…
highest, most authoritative law
spread of representative government
authority
the legal right to exercise power
civil society
all those organizations that provide opportunities for partic…
256 terms
Comparative Government and Politics
Abstract Review
Anarchism
Authoritarian Regimes
Bicameral Legislatrues
The power of judicial review that allows courts to decide on…
An ideology believing that private property and capitalism le…
Regimes that limit the role of the public decision making and…
Legislatures with two chambers.
Abstract Review
The power of judicial review that allows courts to decide on…
Anarchism
An ideology believing that private property and capitalism le…
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…
77 terms
Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Institutions
Politics
Comparative Politics is the study and comparison of domestic…
Focuses on relationships between different countries such as…
Institutions are organizations or activities that are self-pe…
Politics is the competition for public power of a person or a…
Comparative Politics
Comparative Politics is the study and comparison of domestic…
International Relations
Focuses on relationships between different countries such as…
Comparative Politics Government Structures
UK Electoral system
UK lower legislative house
UK upper legislative house
UK Prime Minister
SMD and plurality
House of Commons: 650 members, 5 year terms, elected through…
House of Lords: 800 peers. Life peers, legal lords, church lo…
Elected by the legislature, majority party leader, head of go…
UK Electoral system
SMD and plurality
UK lower legislative house
House of Commons: 650 members, 5 year terms, elected through…
26 terms
Comparative government and politics vocab
State
Plurality
Republic
Authority
All people and groups that have power to effect change
The largest number of votes received in an electoral contest
A political system in which public officials are chosen by ci…
The legal right to exercise power
State
All people and groups that have power to effect change
Plurality
The largest number of votes received in an electoral contest
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…
Comparative Government and Politics
Revolution
Dictatorship of the proletariat
Biasphemy
Government
public seizure of the state in order to overturn the existing…
Temporary period after capitalism has been overthrown during…
The action or offense of speaking sacrilegiously (e.g. profan…
Elected leadership or elite running the state; Prime minister…
Revolution
public seizure of the state in order to overturn the existing…
Dictatorship of the proletariat
Temporary period after capitalism has been overthrown during…
174 terms
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…
174 terms
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…
14 terms
Comparative Government and Politics
Communism
Base
Superstructure
Bourgeoisie
set of ideas that view political, social, and economic instit…
the system of economic production, "means of production"
All human institutions
the property owning class
Communism
set of ideas that view political, social, and economic instit…
Base
the system of economic production, "means of production"
19 terms
Comparative Government & Politics
Advanced Democracies
Institutions of Advanced Democracies
Sovereignty
Integration
Countries that have institutionalized democracy and a high le…
Secular, rational, materialistic, technological, bureaucratic…
A countries ability to act independent of outside powers
Process by which states pool their sovereignty, surrendering…
Advanced Democracies
Countries that have institutionalized democracy and a high le…
Institutions of Advanced Democracies
Secular, rational, materialistic, technological, bureaucratic…
67 terms
Comparative Government Politics #2
Direct Democracy = _____ state
Indirect Democracy = ____ state
John Dunn's Perspective
Greek Model of Democracy
Democratic
Republican
Democracy is merely "tricking" people into thinking they have…
1st democracy however only white, property owning males could…
Direct Democracy = _____ state
Democratic
Indirect Democracy = ____ state
Republican
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…
58 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Unit 1
Nationalism
State
Nation
Political Institutions
The belief that a group of people has its own unique destiny,…
Political institutions with a monopoly of force over territory
A psychological sense of identity based on shared ethnicity,…
Formal policymakers within the government, including the exec…
Nationalism
The belief that a group of people has its own unique destiny,…
State
Political institutions with a monopoly of force over territory
Comparative Politics- French Government
The next stage in the reform of the Ho…
The Methodist religious movement
Median voter Theory holds that
In the system of "approval voting" vot…
Will convert the Lords to an entirely appointed body
Introduced the concept of philanthropy to British political c…
Single member districts are likely to produce a 2-party system
Vote "yes" or "no" for any listed candidate
The next stage in the reform of the Ho…
Will convert the Lords to an entirely appointed body
The Methodist religious movement
Introduced the concept of philanthropy to British political c…
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…
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
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…
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
102 terms
Comparative Government and Politics: Britain
Westminster System
Paliamentary System
Parliament
Exchequer
The Parliamentary system in the UK
The people vote in the legislature and then the legislature v…
Britain's government. Currently it is the Prime Minister as t…
The treasurer of Britain
Westminster System
The Parliamentary system in the UK
Paliamentary System
The people vote in the legislature and then the legislature v…
73 terms
Comparative Government and Politics: Britain
Westminster System
Paliamentary System
Parliament
Exchequer
The parliamentary system of Great Britain, which has been cop…
The people vote in the legislature and then the legislature v…
Britain's government. Currently it is the Prime Minister as t…
The treasurer of Britain
Westminster System
The parliamentary system of Great Britain, which has been cop…
Paliamentary System
The people vote in the legislature and then the legislature v…
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…
102 terms
Comparative Government and Politics: Britain
Westminster System
Paliamentary System
Parliament
Exchequer
The Parliamentary system in the UK
The people vote in the legislature and then the legislature v…
Britain's government. Currently it is the Prime Minister as t…
The treasurer of Britain
Westminster System
The Parliamentary system in the UK
Paliamentary System
The people vote in the legislature and then the legislature v…
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…
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…
34 terms
Comparative government and politics final
civil society
Noblesse oblige
multinationalism
geographic aspects of U.K.
refers to voluntary organizations outside the state that help…
the more fortunate took care of those who are poorer
problem in the U.K.
short supply of fertile soil, short growing season and no maj…
civil society
refers to voluntary organizations outside the state that help…
Noblesse oblige
the more fortunate took care of those who are poorer
15 terms
Comparative Government & Politics test
How does one determine which countries…
What do all advanced democracies share…
What are the three different types of…
The separation of powers in an advance…
By looking at the degree and institutionalization of particip…
An institutionalized liberal democracy, private property, fre…
Liberal regimes, Mercantilist systems, or social democratic s…
Unicameral and bicameral systems, strong/weak constitutional…
How does one determine which countries…
By looking at the degree and institutionalization of particip…
What do all advanced democracies share…
An institutionalized liberal democracy, private property, fre…
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.
194 terms
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…
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…
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…
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…
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