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SEC #1 What did Teddy Roosevelts daughter say?
"Bully for Daddy, he always wanted to be president."
politics
the act of making common decision for a group of people through the exercise of power by some members of the group over the other members
Theory
set of interrelated hypothoses which attempt to describe, explain, and predict a given phenomena.
behavioralists
emphasizes statistical analysis and abstract theories seeking out basic, essential regularities accross a set of events
causality
the deeper cause of the theory
ideology
set of related ideas that modify one another and structure political behavior and choices.
Aristotle matrix of types of political systems
Rule by One -> Royalty (Benign) -> Tyranny (Perverted)
Few -> Aristocracy -> Oligarchy
Many -> Constitutional government -> Democracy
State of Nature as discussed by Locke, Hobbes, and Rousseau
Freewill, social contract. Perfect freedom. ethics, self rule.
Wealth of Nations 1776
Adam Smith, logic, philosophy
Rousseau
Liberal, freewil, social contract.
Locke
Liberal, State of nature = perfect freedom
Thomas Hobbes
Strong prey on the weak. Solitary, poor, nasty, short, brutish.
Burke
founded classical conservatism
Magna Carta
1215, king could not impose taxes without parliament. Free englishmen could not be deprived of liberty without a trial and due process of law.
liberalism
limited govt, self reliance, social contract, the right of people to assess their govt for its legitimacy (deserves to rule) associated with free market economics.
conservatism
power should be in the hands of a traditional class of rulers.
modern liberalism
the state is smarter, more efficient, and better able to create a good society.
sovereignty
the highest level of authority originally used for god, then moved to man.
SEC #3
Which canadian province never radified the constitution?
Quebec
modern conservatism
response to the modern socialist welfare state. Sees a limited role in the state.
republicanism
form of democracy based on representatives making decisions for you. Came from rome
totalitarianism
leadership from within a single party.
Hannah Arendt
coined totalitarianism to describe nazi germany
Brzezinski
Created criteria for totlitarian rule
Corporatism
non perverted totalitarianism. felt economic stability the key to social stability.
Thesis, Antitheses, Synthesis
the process of an idea, a counter idea, and their product of a new idea.
positive corporatism
3 institutions tied together in formal cooperative ventures
negative corporatism
govt and business join to control labor, strikes, illegal, wage control.
socialism
society consists of classes. Working class should take over the state.
State
person of international law. permanent population. Defined territory
Nation
community of culture.
nationalism
sense of attchment to our homeland
hierarchy of needs
physiological, safety, love, esteem, self actualization.
GNP
value of all goods and services provided by the economy
GDP
value of all goods inside the nation
lebensraum
living space, need for more space "hitler gobble"
laissez-faire
hands off, free market economy
keynsianism
tax during prosperity, spend during recession
neoliberalism
A political movement beginning in the 1960s that blends traditional liberal concerns for social justice with an emphasis on economic growth.
neoconservatism
refers to the political movement, ideology, and public policy goals of "new conservatives" in the United States,
TH Green
was an English philosopher, political radical and temperance reformer, and a member of the British idealism movement.
Aristotle
ancient greek philosopher, types of political systems
polis
A city-state of ancient Greece.
legislation
The act or process of lawmaking.
melian-athenian dispute
athenians had been weekened and took over melos. Melos faught back and lost
generalize
To reduce to a general form, class, or law
regional integration
a process by which countries remove the barriers to free trade and the free movement of people across national borders, with the goal of reducing the tensions that can lead to international conflict.
subsidies
Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.
plato
lays out his ideas on the perfect state
d'israeli
British politician and novelist.
Robert Dahl
(Who Governs?) one of the most distinguished political scientists writing today.
hypothesis
an assumption
independent variable
manipulated variable
dependent variable
hanges are determined by the presence or degree of one or more independent variables.
the "Big Lie"
Repeated distortion of the truth on a grand scale
paradigm
One that serves as a pattern or model
marx
communism, romantic philosopher
monetarism
A policy that seeks to regulate an economy by altering the domestic money supply
supply side
consistent growth is possible. offers tax cuts for for growth
long march
An important event in the history of the Chinese communists. Driven from southern and eastern China by Chiang Kai-shek at the end of the 1920s
expansionist nationalism
love for expanding
romantic nationalism
love for country
transfer payments
A non-compensatory government payment to individuals
equity
Something that is just, impartial, and fair.
incremental
political gradualism.
synoptic
presenting a summary or general view of a whole
collective goods
the general goods of all people in a given community.
trustee, delegate
trustee-follows the views of a group, delegate-follows the view of what they find best
characteristics of a totalitarian state
1. Monistic ideology
2. Single party
3. terror
4. monopoly of communications
5. Monopoly of police
6. controlled economy