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Chapter 7: Political Science
Mass Media
Watchdog
Libel
Actual Malice
News sources, including newspapers, television, radio and the…
Role of media to keep track of government wrongdoing.
Publishing False and damaging statements about another person.
Supreme Court test for libel of a public figure in which the…
Mass Media
News sources, including newspapers, television, radio and the…
Watchdog
Role of media to keep track of government wrongdoing.
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Political Science Chapter 7
Interest Group
pluralist democracy
movement
Direct Mail
Associations of people who hold common views and who work tog…
a system where people rule and have their interests protected…
an effort to attain an end through an organized set of action…
Method of contacting citizens by mail, rather than through pe…
Interest Group
Associations of people who hold common views and who work tog…
pluralist democracy
a system where people rule and have their interests protected…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Values
Participatory
Political Competence
Political Efficacy
Deeply held views, key component of political culture.
Interest or willingness to take part in politics.
Knowing how to accomplish something politically.
Feeling that one has at least a little political input (Oppos…
Values
Deeply held views, key component of political culture.
Participatory
Interest or willingness to take part in politics.
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Political Science Chapter 7 Vocab
nomination
General Election
Caucus
Direct Primary
the naming of those who will seek office- is a critically imp…
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
a group of like minded people who meet to select the candidat…
intra- party election. It is held within a party to pick that…
nomination
the naming of those who will seek office- is a critically imp…
General Election
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
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Political Science Chapter 7 Vocab
nomination
General Election
Caucus
Direct Primary
the naming of those who will seek office- is a critically imp…
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
a group of like minded people who meet to select the candidat…
intra- party election. It is held within a party to pick that…
nomination
the naming of those who will seek office- is a critically imp…
General Election
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Nomination
General Election
Caucus
Direct Primary
the process of nominating and selecting political candidates…
regularly scheduled elections at which voters make final sele…
a group of like-minded people who meet to select candidates t…
an election within a party to pick that party's candidates
Nomination
the process of nominating and selecting political candidates…
General Election
regularly scheduled elections at which voters make final sele…
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Chapter 7 political science
Nomination
General election
Caucus
Direct primary
Naming of those who will seek office is a critically importan…
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
Is a group of liked minded people who meet the candidates the…
Intra-party election
Nomination
Naming of those who will seek office is a critically importan…
General election
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Political Party
Critical or Realignment Periods
Split Ticket Voting
Straight Ticket Voting
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office. Prov…
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
Voting for candidates of different parties for various office…
Voting for candidates of the same party.one party would have…
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office. Prov…
Critical or Realignment Periods
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
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Political science chapter 7
Interest group
lobbyist
agenda building
program monitoring
An organized group of individuals that seeks to influence pub…
A representative of an interest group
The process by which new issues are brought into the politica…
Keeping track of government programs, usually by interest gro…
Interest group
An organized group of individuals that seeks to influence pub…
lobbyist
A representative of an interest group
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Political Science Chapter 7 Vocab
Boycott
Climate Control
Direct Technique
Free Rider Problem
A form of pressure or protest - an organized refusal to purch…
The use of public relations techniques to create favorable pu…
An interest group activity that involves interaction with gov…
The difficulty interest groups face in recruiting members whe…
Boycott
A form of pressure or protest - an organized refusal to purch…
Climate Control
The use of public relations techniques to create favorable pu…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Political Parties
Political Action Committees (PACs)
Incumbents
Nomination
Organized groups that attempt to influence the government by…
They raise and distribute milllions of $$$ for candidates and…
Candidates running for positions they already hold
The process by which parties select their candidates for publ…
Political Parties
Organized groups that attempt to influence the government by…
Political Action Committees (PACs)
They raise and distribute milllions of $$$ for candidates and…
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Political Science Chapter 7
The Presidency as a Paradox
The Constitutional Basis of the Presid…
The Constitutional Basis of the Presid…
Constitutional Powers of the Presidenc…
The last eight presidents left office under... a cloud.... Yet man…
Article II of the Constitution begins by asserting, "The exec…
The president is chosen by the electoral college, a somewhat…
Expressed Powers: Specific powers granted to the president un…
The Presidency as a Paradox
The last eight presidents left office under... a cloud.... Yet man…
The Constitutional Basis of the Presid…
Article II of the Constitution begins by asserting, "The exec…
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Political Science Chapter 7
alienation
apathy
civic duty
political participation
a feeling of powerlessness that includes the thought that the…
a feeling of disinterest or lack of concern with politics
the belief that civic and political participation is a respon…
involvement in activities that are meant to influence public…
alienation
a feeling of powerlessness that includes the thought that the…
apathy
a feeling of disinterest or lack of concern with politics
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Political science chapter 7
political violence
ideational
revolution
coup d'�tat
Violence outside of state control that is politically motivated
Having to do with ideas
Public seizure of the state in order to overturn the existing…
A move in which military forces take control of the governmen…
political violence
Violence outside of state control that is politically motivated
ideational
Having to do with ideas
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Political Science Chapter 7
Direct Democracy
Indirect Democracy
election
ballot
political system in which citizens are directly involved in t…
political system of representation in which citizens elect a…
a form of choosing political representatives where by individ…
card used to cast a vote; ballots are kept in a box and count…
Direct Democracy
political system in which citizens are directly involved in t…
Indirect Democracy
political system of representation in which citizens elect a…
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Political Science chapter 7
Alienation
Apathy
Civic duty
Political participation
A feeling of personal pwer-lessness that includes the notion…
A feeling of personal disinterest in or lack of concern with…
The belief of an individual that civic and political particip…
Involvement in activies intended to influence public policy a…
Alienation
A feeling of personal pwer-lessness that includes the notion…
Apathy
A feeling of personal disinterest in or lack of concern with…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Texas Bicameral Legislature
Texas House of Representatives
Texas Senate
Bicameralism has 3 different implicati…
Composed of 2 chambers that meet for 140 days on odd number y…
150 members elected for 2 year terms
32 members elected for 4 year terms
1 If both houses do not approve the bill or the amendments, i…
Texas Bicameral Legislature
Composed of 2 chambers that meet for 140 days on odd number y…
Texas House of Representatives
150 members elected for 2 year terms
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Political Science Chapter 7
1.Nomination
2.General election
3.Caucus
4.Direct primary
the process of nominating and selecting political candidates…
regularly scheduled elections at which voters make final sele…
a group of like-minded people who meet to select candidates t…
an election within a party to pick that party's candidates
1.Nomination
the process of nominating and selecting political candidates…
2.General election
regularly scheduled elections at which voters make final sele…
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Political Science Chapter 7
public opinion
liberal or conservative ideology
latent opinion
political socialization
Citizen's views on politics and government actions.
A way of describing political beliefs in terms of position on…
An opinion formed on the spot, when it is needed(as distinct…
The process by which an individual's political opinions are s…
public opinion
Citizen's views on politics and government actions.
liberal or conservative ideology
A way of describing political beliefs in terms of position on…
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Political Science Chapter 7
mass media
news media
watchdogs
libel
news sources, including newspapers, television, radio, and in…
subset of the mass media that provides the news of the day, g…
role of the press in monitoring government actions
publishing false and damaging statements abou tanother person
mass media
news sources, including newspapers, television, radio, and in…
news media
subset of the mass media that provides the news of the day, g…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Federalism
Sovereignty
confederation
implied powers
the method of organizing government in which a constitution d…
the final and ultimate authority of the state to make binding…
A loosely organized grouping of independent states or other u…
powers not specifically delegated to the national government…
Federalism
the method of organizing government in which a constitution d…
Sovereignty
the final and ultimate authority of the state to make binding…
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political science chapter 7
direct democracy
indirect democracy
election
ballot
political system in which citizens are directly involved in t…
political system of representation in which citizens elect a…
a form of choosing political representatives whereby individu…
card used to cast a vote; ballots are kept in a designated ba…
direct democracy
political system in which citizens are directly involved in t…
indirect democracy
political system of representation in which citizens elect a…
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Political Science: Chapter 7
Public opinion
Polls
Random sampling
Sampling errors
How populations thinks or feels about particular issues
Survey public opinion
A method of selecting from a population in which each person…
The difference between the results of random samples taken at…
Public opinion
How populations thinks or feels about particular issues
Polls
Survey public opinion
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Political Science chapter 7
Consolidation
Difference between old and new media
Framing
Horse-race coverage—
tendency of media companies to become larger by combining sev…
—new media are available at our convenience ("on demand") on…
defining or presenting an issue in a way that is designed to…
emphasizing who is ahead and who is behind, who is gaining an…
Consolidation
tendency of media companies to become larger by combining sev…
Difference between old and new media
—new media are available at our convenience ("on demand") on…
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Political Science Chapter 7 Vocab
nomination
General Election
Caucus
Direct Primary
the naming of those who will seek office- is a critically imp…
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
a group of like minded people who meet to select the candidat…
intra- party election. It is held within a party to pick that…
nomination
the naming of those who will seek office- is a critically imp…
General Election
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
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Political Science: Chapter 7
Judicial Review
Judicial Restraint
Judicial Activism
Eleventh Amendment
The court's power to strike laws that violate the U.S. Consti…
A judicial belief that justices should strictly construe the…
A judicial belief that the politics of the day and the needs…
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that has been interpreted…
Judicial Review
The court's power to strike laws that violate the U.S. Consti…
Judicial Restraint
A judicial belief that justices should strictly construe the…
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Chapter 7 Political Science
Party in the electorate
party in government
party organization
party professionals
the component of a political party that is made up of the peo…
the component of a political party that is made up of elected…
the component of a political party that is composed of the pa…
party activists whose incentives for participating in party a…
Party in the electorate
the component of a political party that is made up of the peo…
party in government
the component of a political party that is made up of elected…
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Political Science Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Boycott
Climate Control
Direct Technique
Free rider problem
a form of pressure or protest an organized refusal to purchas…
The use of public relations techniques to create favorable pu…
an interest group activity that involves personal interaction…
the difficulty interest groups face in recruiting members whe…
Boycott
a form of pressure or protest an organized refusal to purchas…
Climate Control
The use of public relations techniques to create favorable pu…
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Political Science Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Institutions
Duverger's Law
Structuration
State
Regular patterns of behavior that provide stability and regul…
The conclusion by the French political scientist Maurice Duve…
A concept derived from the sociologist Anthony Giddens, which…
A two-level concept: (i) the government executive of a countr…
Institutions
Regular patterns of behavior that provide stability and regul…
Duverger's Law
The conclusion by the French political scientist Maurice Duve…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Interest Group
The six charactersitcs of an Interest…
Why are there so many interests groups…
Interest Group Typology
1.An association of people sharing common goals to influence…
1.Size... 2.Membership procedures... 3.Connection of members... 4. Con…
1.US Constitution... 2.Pluraslistic Democracy... 3.No effective cam…
A:Economic Group... B:Social Group... C:Religious Group... D:Ideologic…
Interest Group
1.An association of people sharing common goals to influence…
The six charactersitcs of an Interest…
1.Size... 2.Membership procedures... 3.Connection of members... 4. Con…
Chapter 7 political science
Democratic Party
direct technique
divided government
electoral college
one of the major american political parties - thomas jefferson
interest group technique that uses direct interaction with go…
situation in which major political party controls the preside…
group of persons, electors who are selected by voters in each…
Democratic Party
one of the major american political parties - thomas jefferson
direct technique
interest group technique that uses direct interaction with go…
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Political Science: Chapter 7
Consolidation
Fairness Doctrine
Framing
Infotainment
as a company grows and acquires more companies, and threatens…
regulation that required media to equally represent both posi…
the way an issue is defined; may be multiple ways
the blurred line between news and entertainment
Consolidation
as a company grows and acquires more companies, and threatens…
Fairness Doctrine
regulation that required media to equally represent both posi…
Chapter 7- Political Science
Nomination
General Election
Caucus
Direct Primary
the action of nominating or state of being nominated.
regular election of candidates for office, as opposed to a pr…
a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are member…
a primary in which members of a party nominate its candidates…
Nomination
the action of nominating or state of being nominated.
General Election
regular election of candidates for office, as opposed to a pr…
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Political science chapter 7
Interest groups
Lobbyists
Social movement
Material incentive
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
An organization or individual who tends to influence legislat…
A movement that represents the demands of large segment of th…
The reason or motive having to do with economic benefits or o…
Interest groups
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Lobbyists
An organization or individual who tends to influence legislat…
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political science chapter 7
interest group
lobbyist
agenda building
program monitoring
organized group of individuals that seeks to influence public…
a representative of an interest group
process by which new issues are brought into the political li…
keeping track of gov programs usually by interest groups. Int…
interest group
organized group of individuals that seeks to influence public…
lobbyist
a representative of an interest group
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Political Science terms: Chapter 7
Divided government
Executive agreements
Executive office of the president
Executive orders
Used to describe government when one party controls the execu…
Agreement between President and one or more other countries.…
or EOP, is a collection of agencies that help the President o…
Presidential directive to an executive agency establishing ne…
Divided government
Used to describe government when one party controls the execu…
Executive agreements
Agreement between President and one or more other countries.…
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Political Science - Chapter 7
Economic Interest Groups
Environmental Interest Groups
Public Interest Groups
Direct strategies of interest groups
Variety of economic interest groups mirrors the complexity of…
~Environmental groups ... promote: policies to control pollution…
The best interests of the overall community; the national goo…
An interest group technique that uses direct interaction with…
Economic Interest Groups
Variety of economic interest groups mirrors the complexity of…
Environmental Interest Groups
~Environmental groups ... promote: policies to control pollution…
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Political Science Chapter 7: Organizing Politics
Political organizations
Political parties
Party identification -
Realignment
Parties and interest groups that function as intermediaries b…
Organizations that seek to achieve power by winning public of…
Self-described identification with a political party, usually…
Long-term shift in social-group support for various political…
Political organizations
Parties and interest groups that function as intermediaries b…
Political parties
Organizations that seek to achieve power by winning public of…
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Political Science Chapter 7
Interest Group
Alexis de Tocqueville
Collective Benefits
Lobbyist
A group of people with common goals who work together to infl…
A French thinker, wrote "Democracy in America"
Benefits that affect society regardless of being in the inter…
An organization or group that attempts to influence legislation
Interest Group
A group of people with common goals who work together to infl…
Alexis de Tocqueville
A French thinker, wrote "Democracy in America"
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Political science Chapter 7
Boycott
climate control
Direct technique
Free Rider Problem
refusal to purchase a particular product or deal with a parti…
public relations techniques to create favorable public opinio…
interest group activity that involves interaction with govern…
the difficult interest groups face in recruiting members when…
Boycott
refusal to purchase a particular product or deal with a parti…
climate control
public relations techniques to create favorable public opinio…
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Political Science chapter 7
Signing Statements
Head of governement
Head of State
Impeachment
statements recorded along with signed legislation clarifying…
the political role of the president as leader of a political…
the apolitical, unifying role of the president as symbolic re…
the process used to charge,try,and remove public officials fo…
Signing Statements
statements recorded along with signed legislation clarifying…
Head of governement
the political role of the president as leader of a political…
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Chapter 7 Political Science
Broadcast Media
Digital Citizen
Niche Journalism
Citizen Journalism
television or radio or other media that transmit audio and or…
a daily internet user with high speed home internet access an…
news reporting developed to a target portion of a journalism…
news reported and distributed by citizens rather than profess…
Broadcast Media
television or radio or other media that transmit audio and or…
Digital Citizen
a daily internet user with high speed home internet access an…
Political Science chapter 7
political participation
conventional participation
unconventional participation
unconventional political behavior
actions by private citizens by which they seek to influence o…
routine behavior that uses the established institutions of re…
uncommon behavior that challenges or defies established insti…
terrorism, stop or tear down the government
political participation
actions by private citizens by which they seek to influence o…
conventional participation
routine behavior that uses the established institutions of re…
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Chapter 7 Political Science
Law of Sea Convention
International Law
Treaty
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
a treaty that first went into force in 1982; 165 states are p…
a body of rules that binds states and other agents in world p…
formal, written agreements among states
a 1969 agreement among states defining the nature and obligat…
Law of Sea Convention
a treaty that first went into force in 1982; 165 states are p…
International Law
a body of rules that binds states and other agents in world p…
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Political Science Chapter 7
How to Avoid Biased Media
Role of Media
Media Formats
5 true national newspapers
-Acknowledge the presence of bias.... -Use many sources rather t…
-Supply info to Citizens... -Non government source of info... -Give…
-Print... -Radio... -Television... -Online
Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor (only online),…
How to Avoid Biased Media
-Acknowledge the presence of bias.... -Use many sources rather t…
Role of Media
-Supply info to Citizens... -Non government source of info... -Give…
Political science chapter 7
Political parties
Political Action Committees (PACs)
Incumbent
Nomination
Organized groups that attempt to influence the government by…
A private group that raises and distributes funds for use in…
A candidate running for re-election to a position that he/she…
The process by which political parties select their candidate…
Political parties
Organized groups that attempt to influence the government by…
Political Action Committees (PACs)
A private group that raises and distributes funds for use in…
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Chapter 7 political science
Nomination
General election
Caucus
Direct primary
The naming of those who will seek office
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
A group of like-minded people who meet to select e candidates…
An intra-party election
Nomination
The naming of those who will seek office
General election
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
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political science chapter 7
factions
interest groups
pluralism
private interests
Madison's term for groups of parties that try to advance thei…
private organizations or voluntary associations that seeks to…
political science position that American democracy is best un…
interest groups that seek to protect or advance the material…
factions
Madison's term for groups of parties that try to advance thei…
interest groups
private organizations or voluntary associations that seeks to…
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Chapter 7 political science
Public opinion
Political ideology
Liberty
Libertarianism
Societies attitudes about political issues, leaders, events etc
A cohesive set of beliefs that form a general philosophy abou…
Freedom from gov control
A political ideology that emphasizes freedom & voluntary asso…
Public opinion
Societies attitudes about political issues, leaders, events etc
Political ideology
A cohesive set of beliefs that form a general philosophy abou…
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Political Science Chapter 7
political socialization
attitudes
selective exposure
deliberation
the process- most notably in families and schools- by which w…
an individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
individual's choosing to access media with which they agree o…
the idea of people coming together, listening to each other,…
political socialization
the process- most notably in families and schools- by which w…
attitudes
an individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
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