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Political Science
social identity
Dominance
Realism
Constructivism
the part of an individual's self-concept that derives from hi…
a principle for solving collective goods problems by imposing…
Explains international relations in terms of power
Interested in how actors define their national interests, thr…
social identity
the part of an individual's self-concept that derives from hi…
Dominance
a principle for solving collective goods problems by imposing…
135 terms
Political Science
A comprehensive set of beliefs about t…
Contains the phrase "that to secure th…
Government can be defined as
The Second continental congress
An Ideology
Declaration of Independence
An institution within which decisions are made that resolve c…
Established an army
A comprehensive set of beliefs about t…
An Ideology
Contains the phrase "that to secure th…
Declaration of Independence
42 terms
Political Science
What is a collective action problem; f…
What are selective benefits?
Interest groups and their representati…
What are the different types of intere…
collective action- scenario in which there is conflict betwee…
Goods (such as information publications, travel discounts, an…
Representation role -they are an additional means by which we…
...
What is a collective action problem; f…
collective action- scenario in which there is conflict betwee…
What are selective benefits?
Goods (such as information publications, travel discounts, an…
40 terms
political science
how many flags over texas
which flags are over texas
reconstruction
goals of reconstruction (3)
six
spain, mexico, france, confederate states of america, usa, re…
period in us history immediately following civil war in which…
restore law... restore order... dismantle slavery
how many flags over texas
six
which flags are over texas
spain, mexico, france, confederate states of america, usa, re…
29 terms
Political Science
3 reasons why we need government
Why do we agree to a social contract?
why do we view our government as being…
Constitution as a gatekeeper: why does…
1) state of lawlessness... 2) conflict resolution... 3) to provide…
we do what government says in exchange for order
they haven't ruined anything, we were taught about them at a…
the framers of the constitution tried to make it where it was…
3 reasons why we need government
1) state of lawlessness... 2) conflict resolution... 3) to provide…
Why do we agree to a social contract?
we do what government says in exchange for order
40 terms
Political Science
Political Theory
American Government and Politics
Comparative Government and Politics
International Relations
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Political Theory
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American Government and Politics
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20 terms
Political Science
State Capitalism Primary Actors
Risks of the client-patron dynamic
when did state capitalism begin to tak…
When did the second wave of state capi…
national oil corporations, state-owned enterprises, privately…
1. commercial decisions are often left to political bureaucra…
during the 1973 oil crisis
1980s--driven by the rise of dev
State Capitalism Primary Actors
national oil corporations, state-owned enterprises, privately…
Risks of the client-patron dynamic
1. commercial decisions are often left to political bureaucra…
72 terms
Political Science
Where was the first democracy created?
What kind of democracy did Athens have?
Where was the idea of a Senate created?
What Age was ruled with the divine rig…
Athens, Greece
Direct Democracy
The Roman republic
The Dark Ages
Where was the first democracy created?
Athens, Greece
What kind of democracy did Athens have?
Direct Democracy
49 terms
Political Science
Perils of Presidentialism
Parliament: composition, how they work
Legislatures
Unicameral vs. bicameral
Fixed terms vs. Flexibility... Difficult to remove president - l…
Form of Legislature ... Fuses Legislative and executive function…
Unicameral: having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.…
Unicameral- One body composing the legislature. More common w…
Perils of Presidentialism
Fixed terms vs. Flexibility... Difficult to remove president - l…
Parliament: composition, how they work
Form of Legislature ... Fuses Legislative and executive function…
50 terms
Political Science
What is the technical name for the fed…
What was the name used by the writers…
What is the "rider-mule-carrot" analogy?
What was the case of McCulloh Vs. Mary…
implied power
Publius
The mule is the states, the federal government is the rider,…
Maryland imposed a tax on all banks within the state and Mr.…
What is the technical name for the fed…
implied power
What was the name used by the writers…
Publius
20 terms
Chapter 12: Political Science
Appropriate
Authorize
Divided Government
Speaker of the House
Congress's power to allocate a set amount of federal dollars…
Congress's power to create a federal program or agency and se…
Situation in which one party controls the executive branch an…
Constitutional and political leader of the house.
Appropriate
Congress's power to allocate a set amount of federal dollars…
Authorize
Congress's power to create a federal program or agency and se…
18 terms
Political Science
Globalization, International Relations…
Collective Goods Problem
What are the three solutions to the co…
Dominance
Relationships among the world governments. Relationships clos…
How to provide something that benefits all members of a group…
Dominance, Reciprocity, Identity
Establishing a power hierarchy in which those at the top cont…
Globalization, International Relations…
Relationships among the world governments. Relationships clos…
Collective Goods Problem
How to provide something that benefits all members of a group…
75 terms
Political Science
What are rules made for society's bene…
What is a set of institutions that mak…
What is government used by officials?
What is a place ruled by government?
Law
Government
Politics
Territory
What are rules made for society's bene…
Law
What is a set of institutions that mak…
Government
16 terms
Political Science
Government
Politics
What event caused increased popular tr…
What is vital for the health of democr…
Term used to describe the formal institution through which a…
Conflicts and struggles over the leadership structure and pol…
September 11th, 2001
Politically engaged citizens and public confidence in governm…
Government
Term used to describe the formal institution through which a…
Politics
Conflicts and struggles over the leadership structure and pol…
42 terms
Political Science
What is a citizen?
What are the 4 Core political values o…
The means by which society settles its…
Power is defined as
someone who receives protection and services for their respon…
Liberty, Individualism, Equality, Self-Government
politics
The ability of persons, group or institutions to influence po…
What is a citizen?
someone who receives protection and services for their respon…
What are the 4 Core political values o…
Liberty, Individualism, Equality, Self-Government
Political Science
All means of communication with the ge…
T.V.
T.V, Internet, Newspapers, Weekly Maga…
Narrow casting, News casting, Agenda s…
Mass Media
Most powerful means of communication
Forms of media include
Sources of Media power
All means of communication with the ge…
Mass Media
T.V.
Most powerful means of communication
17 terms
Political Science
Scientific Method
Hobbes
Locke
Machiavelli
1. Question/Problems... 2. Hypothesis... 3. Procedure... 4. Experiment…
Destructive and violent beliefs. Believed in a state of war a…
Democracy and consent and equal, power to govern. Life, Liber…
Safer to be feared than loved. Well being of state is the res…
Scientific Method
1. Question/Problems... 2. Hypothesis... 3. Procedure... 4. Experiment…
Hobbes
Destructive and violent beliefs. Believed in a state of war a…
48 terms
Political Science
Which party tends to favor spending cu…
Which party favors spending increases?…
Why in the late 1990s did the United S…
Classical Theory
Republicans
Democrats
mild tax increases, spending cuts, and burgeoning tax revenue
The market as a self-adjusting mechanism... -lassiez fair/ no g…
Which party tends to favor spending cu…
Republicans
Which party favors spending increases?…
Democrats
11 terms
political science
political science
guerrila war
terrorism
relative deprivation model
politically motivated violence
non state combatants who largely accept traditional rules of…
use of ciolence by non state actors against civilians to achi…
revolutions are less a function of specific conditions than o…
political science
politically motivated violence
guerrila war
non state combatants who largely accept traditional rules of…
27 terms
Political Science Chapter 13
Chief of state
Chief Executive
Chief Administrator
Chief Diplomat
The ceremonial head of the government of the US, the symbol o…
Vested by the Constitution with "the executive power" of the US
Director of the Federal Government
Main architect of American foreign policy and the nation'a ch…
Chief of state
The ceremonial head of the government of the US, the symbol o…
Chief Executive
Vested by the Constitution with "the executive power" of the US
299 terms
Political Science Final
parties in a civil case
parties in a criminal case
lawers in civil cases
lawyers in criminal cases
plaintiff and defendant
prosecutor and defendant
lawyers are not appointed
lawyers are appointed
parties in a civil case
plaintiff and defendant
parties in a criminal case
prosecutor and defendant
23 terms
Political Science Chapter Two
The First Founding
British Taxes & Colonial Interests
Political Strife and the Radicalizing…
The Declaration of Independence
-There was a variety of interests in colonial america... they in…
Beginning in the 1750s, the British Crown began imposing a se…
A series of provocative acts and counter-acts radicalized the…
"All men are created equal."... Governments derive their legiti…
The First Founding
-There was a variety of interests in colonial america... they in…
British Taxes & Colonial Interests
Beginning in the 1750s, the British Crown began imposing a se…
15 terms
Political Science
_____ _____ is French for "leave thing…
the ____ _____ ___ is the Executive Of…
____ is the sum of the deficits of pri…
The president has the power to ___ bud…
Laissez-fair
Office of Management and Budget
Debt
Veto
_____ _____ is French for "leave thing…
Laissez-fair
the ____ _____ ___ is the Executive Of…
Office of Management and Budget
18 terms
Political science--political party
Party organization
Responsibilities of party organization
Party in electorate
Party in electorate
Includes party leaders and the activists who work for party c…
--candidates recruitment ( it's maybe difficult to find a nom…
A political party as it exists with voters that identify them…
--partisanship in the general public... --party label as a heuri…
Party organization
Includes party leaders and the activists who work for party c…
Responsibilities of party organization
--candidates recruitment ( it's maybe difficult to find a nom…
10 terms
Political Science Political participation
political participation
voting age population
voting eligible population
26th amendment
the many different ways that people take part in politics and…
citizens who are eligible to vote after reaching the minimum…
citizens who have reached the minimum age to be eligible to v…
gives 18 year olds the right to vote
political participation
the many different ways that people take part in politics and…
voting age population
citizens who are eligible to vote after reaching the minimum…
56 terms
POLITICAL SCIENCE
constitution?
constitution do?
Whose ideas, and what concept, dominat…
What is social contract theory?element…
supreme law of the U.S
-set up institution of government... -grants power to institutio…
dominated by John Lock's "social contract"
-people will be obedient to gov't, if protect natural rights…
constitution?
supreme law of the U.S
constitution do?
-set up institution of government... -grants power to institutio…
8 terms
Politics And Political Science Questions
Why did politics fall out of favor? Is…
What does it mean to "never get angry…
Why did Aristotle call politics "the m…
What did Machiavelli bring to the stud…
People found politics distasteful and politicians aren't trus…
Nothing is completely accidental and if we apply reason, we w…
He meant that almost everything happens in a political contex…
He emphasized the role of political power. Using human geogra…
Why did politics fall out of favor? Is…
People found politics distasteful and politicians aren't trus…
What does it mean to "never get angry…
Nothing is completely accidental and if we apply reason, we w…
9 terms
Political Science Chapter 9
public policy
public affairs
trade association
labor union
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
An interest group composed of companies in the same business…
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
public policy
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
public affairs
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
12 terms
Chapter 10: Political Science
Electoral College
Popular Vote
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The presidential electors, selected to represent the votes of…
Tally of total votes from individual citizens, as opposed to…
Process whereby state legislatures redraw the boundaries of c…
- Redistricting that blatantly benefits one political party o…
Electoral College
The presidential electors, selected to represent the votes of…
Popular Vote
Tally of total votes from individual citizens, as opposed to…
22 terms
Chapter 15: Political Science
Adversary Process
Appeal
Class action lawsuit
Civil suit
Confrontational legal process under which each party presents…
Legal proceeding whereby the decision of a lower court on a q…
lawsuit filed by one person on behalf of that person plus all…
Lawsuit by a person, organization, or government against anot…
Adversary Process
Confrontational legal process under which each party presents…
Appeal
Legal proceeding whereby the decision of a lower court on a q…
36 terms
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…
117 terms
Political Science 2310 Final-- Henderson
How many constitutions does Texas have?
Chronological Order of the six Texas C…
1. Constitution of the Republic 1836 (5)
2. Statehood Constitution 1845 (4)
6.
1. Constitution of the Republic 1836 ... 2. Statehood Constituti…
-Made in March of 1836 ... -Took 15 days to make... -Texas voters,…
-Twice as long as previous constitution... -Legislature, Governo…
How many constitutions does Texas have?
6.
Chronological Order of the six Texas C…
1. Constitution of the Republic 1836 ... 2. Statehood Constituti…
18 terms
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.
73 terms
Political Science Midterm Review
Polity
Sovereignty
State
Regime
A political community such as a nation, state, county,... city,…
Political authority over a geographic area
A nation
The type of government a state adopts
Polity
A political community such as a nation, state, county,... city,…
Sovereignty
Political authority over a geographic area
69 terms
Political Science Exam One
Freedom/liberty/civil liberties Order
Majority rule v. minority rights Equal…
Government recognizing a distrust of g…
Unfunded mandate
Definition... Why is it important?... What impact does this have?
Definition... -Majority rule: Political decisions shall stem fro…
Definition... Why is it important?... What impact does this have?
Definition... -a statute or regulation that requires a state or…
Freedom/liberty/civil liberties Order
Definition... Why is it important?... What impact does this have?
Majority rule v. minority rights Equal…
Definition... -Majority rule: Political decisions shall stem fro…
Political science exam 1
civil liberties
civil rights
bill of rights
due process clause
specific individual rights, such as the right to fair trial,…
related to groups rather than just the individual. ex: racial…
ratified in 1791, the first ten amendments to the constitutio…
when the fourteenth amendment was ratified it includes this c…
civil liberties
specific individual rights, such as the right to fair trial,…
civil rights
related to groups rather than just the individual. ex: racial…
53 terms
Political Science Exam 4
Institutional Agenda
Two Faces of Power
Transformers
Maintainers
A set of problems that governmental decision-makers are activ…
Power isn't just the ability to make choices by voting on cer…
America has power so we should use it, use influence and conn…
maintain our country first (Conservatives and Isolationists)
Institutional Agenda
A set of problems that governmental decision-makers are activ…
Two Faces of Power
Power isn't just the ability to make choices by voting on cer…
32 terms
Political Parties and Elections (American Government and Political Science)
Political Party
Political Ideology
One-Party System
Two-Party System
A group of candidates, officer-holders and citizens with simi…
A set of beliefs about the role of government.
Typical in countries with authoritarian governments; Politica…
Political system with two dominant political parties; Indepen…
Political Party
A group of candidates, officer-holders and citizens with simi…
Political Ideology
A set of beliefs about the role of government.
15 terms
Political Science
AUTHORITY
NATION
ANARCHY
POLITICAL CULTURE
Definition and Components:... "A form of power based on agreemen…
Definition and Components:... "Comprises individuals whose commo…
Definition and Components:... A term in international relations…
Definition and components: "The attitudes, beliefs, values, a…
AUTHORITY
Definition and Components:... "A form of power based on agreemen…
NATION
Definition and Components:... "Comprises individuals whose commo…
23 terms
Political Science
Political Science Programs
Content Knowledge for Political Science
5,000 years
Governments
The primary goal of _______________ is to promote citizenship…
-The nature and purpose of government... -The forms of governmen…
Formal governments have been around for more than ___________…
_______________ were established to protect individual's libe…
Political Science Programs
The primary goal of _______________ is to promote citizenship…
Content Knowledge for Political Science
-The nature and purpose of government... -The forms of governmen…
20 terms
Chapter 3:Political Science
Confederal System
Unitary System
Federalism
Self Government
System of government in which ultimate authority rests with t…
System of government in which ultimate authority rests with t…
Rule of government in which sovereignty is continually divide…
Rule by the people.
Confederal System
System of government in which ultimate authority rests with t…
Unitary System
System of government in which ultimate authority rests with t…
55 terms
Political Science Midterm Definitions
polis
regime
state
totalitarianism
a city or community
(establishment) the group that rules
a sovereign political community under a single government
the government controls all aspects of life
polis
a city or community
regime
(establishment) the group that rules
11 terms
Political science
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
Plaintiff
Ability to hear cases
Sole right to hear a case
Refers to cases refer to both state and federal jurisdiction
Person making legal complaint
Jurisdiction
Ability to hear cases
Exclusive jurisdiction
Sole right to hear a case
10 terms
political science
social contract
ideological specrtum
republicanism
Pluralistic Democracy
the social contract was the belief that the people agree to s…
the ideological spectrum is an attempt to show the two main f…
republicanism is a form of government in which power resides…
a pluralistic democracy describes a political system where th…
social contract
the social contract was the belief that the people agree to s…
ideological specrtum
the ideological spectrum is an attempt to show the two main f…
36 terms
Political science
Thomas Hobbes
Evolutionary Theory
Leadership
Force theory
Political philosopher made social contract theory people need…
As more families banded together they made tribes, government…
A person who is a leader
Governments were formed as a result of ones conquest (Hitler)
Thomas Hobbes
Political philosopher made social contract theory people need…
Evolutionary Theory
As more families banded together they made tribes, government…
9 terms
political science
issue
politics
power
political agenda
A conflict real or apparent between the interests ideas or be…
The activity by which issue is agitated or settled
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
issues that people believe require government action
issue
A conflict real or apparent between the interests ideas or be…
politics
The activity by which issue is agitated or settled
23 terms
political science
legitimacy
soverignty
authority
nation
right to rule
self-governing
to make someone do things they wouldn't normally do
land, population, tradtion
legitimacy
right to rule
soverignty
self-governing
24 terms
political science
Polity
Sovereignty
State
junta
A political community such as a nation, state, county, city,…
Political authority over a geographic area
a nation
A military-led government.
Polity
A political community such as a nation, state, county, city,…
Sovereignty
Political authority over a geographic area
36 terms
Political science
Greek times
Roman times
Dark ages
Renaissance
Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
Absolute monarchy
Greek times
Democracy
Roman times
Republic
Political Science
Political Opinion
Distribution
Random Sample
Margin of Error
Distribution of individual preferences for evaluations of a g…
Proportion of the population that holds a particular opinion,…
Everyone has a known/equal chance of being selected
The sample selected accurately reflects the population within…
Political Opinion
Distribution of individual preferences for evaluations of a g…
Distribution
Proportion of the population that holds a particular opinion,…
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