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Politics - Chapter 1
government
public policies
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do
the power to make a law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do
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politics vocab chapter 1
Politics
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
the process by which a community selects rulers and empowers…
the capacity to influence or control the behavior of persons…
command of the obedience of society's members by a government.
the exercise of political power in a community in a way that…
Politics
the process by which a community selects rulers and empowers…
Power
the capacity to influence or control the behavior of persons…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
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American Politics Chapter 1
Government
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
formal political arrangements that a land and its people are…
A form of government in which a single individual rules
Form of government in which a small group of landowners, mili…
A system of rule that allows citizens to be involved in the g…
Government
formal political arrangements that a land and its people are…
Autocracy
A form of government in which a single individual rules
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
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Chapter 1 Politics
Recognition of the rights of all indiv…
America has some of the lowest voter t…
Local government
Freedom of speech and religion
A meaningful explanation of the American governmental system…
Compared to other modern democracies, why do many consider th…
In the American federal system, power is divided between diff…
_______ best exemplifies the American idea of liberty.
Recognition of the rights of all indiv…
A meaningful explanation of the American governmental system…
America has some of the lowest voter t…
Compared to other modern democracies, why do many consider th…
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Politics chapter 1
politics
power
authority
Legitimacy
The process by which a community selects rulers and empowers…
The capacity to influence or control the behavior of persons…
Command of the obedience of society's members by a government
The exercise of political power in a community in a way that…
politics
The process by which a community selects rulers and empowers…
power
The capacity to influence or control the behavior of persons…
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Chapter 1: Politics - Vocab Words
politics
power
social order
legitimate
who gets what, when, and how; a process of determining how po…
the ability to get other people to do what you want
the way we organize and live our collective lives
accepted as "right" or proper
politics
who gets what, when, and how; a process of determining how po…
power
the ability to get other people to do what you want
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Global Politics (Global Politics)
NATION
STATE
NATION-STATE
SOVEREIGNTY
idea that a group of people sharing the same geographic space…
is the highest level of political structure that makes author…
political unit within which people share an identity
international relations (within a given territory) the leader…
NATION
idea that a group of people sharing the same geographic space…
STATE
is the highest level of political structure that makes author…
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Politics Chapter 1
Comparative politics
International Relations
Politics
Power
The study of comparison of domestic politics across countries
The study of relations between countries
The struggle in any group for power that will give one or mor…
The ability to influence others or impose one's will on them
Comparative politics
The study of comparison of domestic politics across countries
International Relations
The study of relations between countries
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Chapter 1: Understanding Politics
Politics
Power
Political Agenda
Free Rider Problem
activity related to influencing, making or implementing colle…
the ability to achieve an objective by influencing the behavi…
the issues are considered important and given priority in pol…
a problem with voluntary collective action that results becau…
Politics
activity related to influencing, making or implementing colle…
Power
the ability to achieve an objective by influencing the behavi…
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American Politics Chapter 1
government
autocracy
oligarchy
democracy
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
a form of government in which a single individual rules
a form of government in which a small group of landowners, mi…
a system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant…
government
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
autocracy
a form of government in which a single individual rules
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Politics Chapter 1
state
government
sovereignty
autocracy
a political community in a precise territory
the institution through which the state maintains social orde…
the gov't makes and enforces its own laws without the approva…
system of gov't in which one person has all the authority and…
state
a political community in a precise territory
government
the institution through which the state maintains social orde…
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Politics Chapter 1:
government
politics
political efficacy
citizenship
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
the ability to influence government and politics
informed and active membership in a political community
government
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
politics
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
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Politics; Chapter 1 Vocab
Power
Influence
Political studies
Governement
ability to achieve goals in a political system & to have othe…
the ability to change behavior in others without exerting dir…
formal study of politics within & among nations.
the institutions & people responsible for carrying out the af…
Power
ability to achieve goals in a political system & to have othe…
Influence
the ability to change behavior in others without exerting dir…
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Politics Chapter 1
Americans expect a lot from the goverm…
American gov is predicated on a citize…
Political Efficacy
Political Knowledge
-keep us safe & yet protect individual liberty & privacy... - su…
-is informed & active... - keep leaders aware of their preferenc…
The belief that one has the ability to influence what gov does
People will not believe they can affect gov if they don't kno…
Americans expect a lot from the goverm…
-keep us safe & yet protect individual liberty & privacy... - su…
American gov is predicated on a citize…
-is informed & active... - keep leaders aware of their preferenc…
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Chapter 1 Politics
Demographics
The economy
Urbanization
New economic direction
Texas is the fastest geowing state in the nation. Anglos 45%…
Produces 1.25 trillion. More farms and ranches. If Texas was…
80% rural in the beginning Today over 80% residents live in m…
Low taxes promote pro-business. Requires education. Meet dema…
Demographics
Texas is the fastest geowing state in the nation. Anglos 45%…
The economy
Produces 1.25 trillion. More farms and ranches. If Texas was…
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American Politics Chapter 1
government
politics
political efficacy
citizenship
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
the ability to influence government and politics
informed and active membership in a political community
government
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
politics
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
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Chapter 1 Politics
Negative politics
Power relations
Government
Method and distribution of resources
Any level of politics that can be seen in a negative light
Politics about power ... We see it in: conflict, compromise, con…
Sometimes called "the state" ... Promotes general welfare and ti…
Ideas: influence ... Institutions: organizations, norms, and rul…
Negative politics
Any level of politics that can be seen in a negative light
Power relations
Politics about power ... We see it in: conflict, compromise, con…
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Chapter 1: Politics
politics
institution
government
Order
the process of resolving conflicts and deciding "who gets wha…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the preeminent institution within society in which decisions…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
the process of resolving conflicts and deciding "who gets wha…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
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Chapter 1 Vocabulary: Politics
Politics
Power
Social order
Legitimate
who gets what, when, and how; a process of determining how po…
the ability to get other people to do what you want
the way we organize and live our collective lives
accepted as "right" or proper
Politics
who gets what, when, and how; a process of determining how po…
Power
the ability to get other people to do what you want
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Politics - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
politics
political science
government
legitimacy
deciding who gets what, when, and how.
the study of politics: who governs, for what ends, and by wha…
organization extending to the whole society that can legitima…
widespread acceptance of something as necessary, rightful, an…
politics
deciding who gets what, when, and how.
political science
the study of politics: who governs, for what ends, and by wha…
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US Politics Chapter 1: Politics
politics
power
social order
legitimate
who gets what, when, and how; a process of determining how po…
the ability to get other people to do what you want
the way we organize and live our collective lives
accepted as "right" or proper
politics
who gets what, when, and how; a process of determining how po…
power
the ability to get other people to do what you want
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Chapter 1 politics
Define Majority rule, Minority rule.
Provide an example of majority, minori…
Define popular sovereignty .
Give an example of popular sovereignty
The government follows the majority of voters, but also prote…
...
Political authority rests ultimately in the hands of the peop…
1.) people who live in the United States give the government…
Define Majority rule, Minority rule.
The government follows the majority of voters, but also prote…
Provide an example of majority, minori…
...
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the preeminent institution in which decisions are made that r…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
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Chapter 1: Politics
Politics
Political Science
Government
Legitimacy
Deciding who gets what, when and how
The study of politics; who governs, for what ends, and by wha…
Organization extending to the whole society that can legitima…
Widespread acceptance of something as necessary, rightful, an…
Politics
Deciding who gets what, when and how
Political Science
The study of politics; who governs, for what ends, and by wha…
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Chapter 1 Global Politics
state
politics
system
nonstate actors
an organized political entity with a permanent population, a…
the exercise of influence by competing individuals and groups…
a set of interconnected parts that function as a unitary whol…
all transnationally active groups other than states, such as…
state
an organized political entity with a permanent population, a…
politics
the exercise of influence by competing individuals and groups…
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Politics Chapter 1
Politics
Political Science
Government
Legitimacy
Deciding who gets what, when, and how
the study of politics, who governs, for what ends, and by wha…
Organization extending to the whole society that can legitima…
Widespread acceptance of something being right
Politics
Deciding who gets what, when, and how
Political Science
the study of politics, who governs, for what ends, and by wha…
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Government & Politics Chapter 1
authority
bureaucratic view
Class View
democracy
The right to use power
View that the government is dominated by appointed officials
View that the government is dominated by capitalists
The rule of the many
authority
The right to use power
bureaucratic view
View that the government is dominated by appointed officials
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Politics Chapter 1
What powers does the president have th…
Enumerated Powers
Implied Powers
Inherent Powers
Executive orders, Grant pardons (one exception →yourself), Co…
Exact (constitution)
Powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution
The powers of the national government in foreign affairs that…
What powers does the president have th…
Executive orders, Grant pardons (one exception →yourself), Co…
Enumerated Powers
Exact (constitution)
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American Government & Politics Today Chapter 1
Political Culture
Property
Recall
Representative Democracy
The patterned set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking abou…
Anything that is, or may be subject to ownership
Allows the people to vote a politician out of office
a form of government in which representatives elected by the…
Political Culture
The patterned set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking abou…
Property
Anything that is, or may be subject to ownership
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Chapter 1 'Global Politics'
State
State-centrism
State-system
Sovereignty
A political association that enjoys sovereign jurisdiction wi…
An approach to political analysis that takes the state to be…
A pattern of relationships between and amongst states that es…
The principle of supreme and unquestionable authority ...
State
A political association that enjoys sovereign jurisdiction wi…
State-centrism
An approach to political analysis that takes the state to be…
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Chapter 1: Understanding Politics
Politics
Power
Political Agenda
Free Rider Problem
activity related to influencing, making or implementing colle…
the ability to achieve an objective by influencing the behavi…
the issues are considered important and given priority in pol…
a problem with voluntary collective action that results becau…
Politics
activity related to influencing, making or implementing colle…
Power
the ability to achieve an objective by influencing the behavi…
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Chapter 1: Five Principles of politics
Whats is Government?
Forms of Government: inclusiveness
autocracy
oligarchy
The institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
autocracy ... oligarchy ... democracy
a single individual rules
a small group of landowners, military officers, or wealthy me…
Whats is Government?
The institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
Forms of Government: inclusiveness
autocracy ... oligarchy ... democracy
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Chapter 1: Politics and Political Science
Discipline
Methodology
Political Power
Culture
A field of study, often represented by an academic dept. or m…
The techniques for studying questions objectively.
Ability of one person to get another to do something.
Human behavior that is learned as opposed to inherited.
Discipline
A field of study, often represented by an academic dept. or m…
Methodology
The techniques for studying questions objectively.
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Global Politics (Global Politics)
NATION
STATE
NATION-STATE
SOVEREIGNTY
idea that a group of people sharing the same geographic space…
is the highest level of political structure that makes author…
political unit within which people share an identity
international relations (within a given territory) the leader…
NATION
idea that a group of people sharing the same geographic space…
STATE
is the highest level of political structure that makes author…
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Chapter 1 - Principles of Government and Politics
politics
government
authority
state
a nonviolent method by which society determines who gets the…
an organization established to exercise authority over a grou…
power that citizens view as legitimate or 'right'
people organized in a particular area who form a government t…
politics
a nonviolent method by which society determines who gets the…
government
an organization established to exercise authority over a grou…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1 - One Republic-Two Americas?
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
Chapter 1 Politics
Advocate
Legislator
Government
Separation of powers
Person who has a specific cause, specfic constituency, and ut…
Person who has multiple causes, multiple constituency and uti…
System for implementing decisions made in political process.
3 branches of government with individualized powers
Advocate
Person who has a specific cause, specfic constituency, and ut…
Legislator
Person who has multiple causes, multiple constituency and uti…
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Chapter 1 - Comparative Politics
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Transnationalism
Democratization
Examines political realities by focusing on domestic politics…
Examines politics between countries (outside relations)
Emphasizes the increasing movement of people and ideas across…
Transition from nondemocratic to democratic forms of governme…
Comparative Politics
Examines political realities by focusing on domestic politics…
International Relations
Examines politics between countries (outside relations)
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chapter 1 found politics
What is history?
secular-
non-secular
deist
the study of the past and is a narrative that examines and an…
non-religious
religious
just believes God as the watchmaker
What is history?
the study of the past and is a narrative that examines and an…
secular-
non-religious
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Chapter 1 Politics and Political Science
Authority
Culture
Discipline
Empirical
Political leaders' ability to command respect and exercise po…
Human behavior that is learned as opposed to inherited
A field of study, often represented by an academic department.
Based on observable evidence.
Authority
Political leaders' ability to command respect and exercise po…
Culture
Human behavior that is learned as opposed to inherited
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World Politics Chapter 1
Mercantilism
Peace of Westphalia
Sovereignty
Hegemony
An economic doctrine based on a belief that military power an…
The settlement that ended the Thirty Years' War in 1648; ofte…
The expectation that states have legal and political supremac…
The predominance of one nation-state over other
Mercantilism
An economic doctrine based on a belief that military power an…
Peace of Westphalia
The settlement that ended the Thirty Years' War in 1648; ofte…
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Politics R- Chapter 1
Power
Legitimacy
Democracy
Direct democracy
the ability to make people do things they may not want to do.
whether it is popularly accepted that a government or any oth…
'demos'-people 'kratos'-translates to power... It is the idea th…
where the people make the decisions not represenatatives
Power
the ability to make people do things they may not want to do.
Legitimacy
whether it is popularly accepted that a government or any oth…
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Chapter 1: Intro to Comparative Politics
Comparative Politics
International Relations
3 Categories of Political Science and…
Analytical Concepts
the study and comparison of domestic politics across countries
concentrates on relations between countries
1. Analytical Concepts... 2. Methods... 3. Ideals
assumptions and theories that guide our research
Comparative Politics
the study and comparison of domestic politics across countries
International Relations
concentrates on relations between countries
Comparative Politics: Chapter 1
Argument
Comparative Politics
Open-Ended Questions
Empirical
The placement of evidence in logical forms in support of a po…
The subfield of political science that aims to analyze multip…
A question that, in principle, is open to numerous possible a…
Drawn from observations of the world
Argument
The placement of evidence in logical forms in support of a po…
Comparative Politics
The subfield of political science that aims to analyze multip…
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Comparative Politics - Chapter 1
arguments
comparative politics
open-ended questions
empirical arguments
placement of evidence in a logical form in support of a posit…
the subfield of political science that aims to analyze and de…
questions designed with no expected answer so the researcher…
drawn from observations of the world - arguments that link ca…
arguments
placement of evidence in a logical form in support of a posit…
comparative politics
the subfield of political science that aims to analyze and de…
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Politics Chapter 1
State
Sovereignty
Government
Nation
Organizations that maintain a monopoly of violence over a ter…
supreme power or authority
The Leadership or elite that operates the state
A large aggregate of people united by common descent, history…
State
Organizations that maintain a monopoly of violence over a ter…
Sovereignty
supreme power or authority
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Global Politics chapter 1
Global politics
G-20
international relations
states
Used to describe the substantive focus of this book. Signifie…
A standing forum for economic summit amongst policy officials…
used in this book to describe the academic study of global po…
a political actor that has sovereignty and a number of charac…
Global politics
Used to describe the substantive focus of this book. Signifie…
G-20
A standing forum for economic summit amongst policy officials…
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Comparative Politics Chapter 1
Argument
Comparative Politics
Open-ended question
Empirical
The placement of evidence in logical form in support of a pos…
The subfield of political science that aims to analyze multip…
A question that, in principle, os open to numerous possible a…
Drawn from observations of the world
Argument
The placement of evidence in logical form in support of a pos…
Comparative Politics
The subfield of political science that aims to analyze multip…
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