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  • Fukuyama's Political Order And Political Decay?

    In Political Order and Political Decay, Fukuyama discusses how modern developed democracies have acquired various rigidities over time that have made institutional adaptation increasingly difficult. Therefore, all political systems, authoritarian and democratic are subject to decay over time. The reason why they are prone to decay lies with institutions and their inability to adapt and eventually fix themselves (Fukuyama 546). Fukuyama asserts that a system that was once successful and a stable liberal democracy does not guarantee that it will remain one continually. Political decay is bound to occur (Fukuyama 451). Fukuyama borrowed Samuel Huntington’s term of political decay to showcase how institutions failed to adapt to changing environments.…

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  • Political Theories: The Ideas Of My Political Theory

    Every person has their own political theory, whether they realize it or not. In a sense, a political theory is our ideas on how government and society should work. As a person becomes more educated and reads the works of other political and philosophical writers, the political theory expands. My political theory is a combination of not only my own opinions, but the ideas originally created by theorists such as John Locke and John Stuart Mill. Human nature is the beginning of any great…

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  • Difference Between Political Culture And Political Socialization

    Political culture and political socialization both have to do with people’s political views. Over the years nations have formed different ideas in which a society should be run and how a country should be ran. In each country there are different types of political cultures, some cultures more refined than others such as elite political culture and the mass political culture. Some political cultures work better than others and this may lead to an economic success or an economic downfall.…

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  • Political Theology And The Concept Of The Political By Carl Schmitt

    In Political Theology and The Concept of the Political by Carl Schmitt, he discusses what he coins “the political”: the most intense and extreme antagonism, which is presupposed by the concept of the state . To understand what the political is, it is imperative to flesh out what the state is and what this “extreme antagonism” raised by Schmitt really is. To start, in the Concept of the Political, Schmitt defines the state as “a specific entity of people. Vis-à-vis the many conceivable kinds of…

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  • Political Economic Analysis Vs. Economic Political Analysis

    Part 1: Political Economic Analysis versus Economic Political Analysis In order to understand what exactly ‘politics’ is we must first unpack its meaning. ‘Politics’ is defined in the Oxford English dictionary as ‘the activities associated with the governance of a country or area, especially the debate between parties having power’ (Soanes: 2004). We can break this into two broad parts: (1) the activities associated with governance of a country or area, and (2) the debate between parties having…

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  • Definition Of Political Culture

    this concept, but what they are not aware of is that it is a key idea of America’s political culture. Some are not aware of what political culture is and how it effects them, the government and society as whole. In order to get better understanding of what political culture is there must be an understanding of: how political culture is shaped and how it has changed, how factors such as, political socialization and public opinion, have played a role, and what groups or things influence an…

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  • The Importance Of Political Parties

    While it can be certain that politics in America seem to have gotten unreasonably chaotic, political parties are what can salvage what remains of our forefathers vision for our government. While political parties are important to the function of our government, the two-party system is insufficient for acquiring an accurate portrayal of beliefs and needs of the people. Thus, political parties should continue to be a strong component of America’s political system, but should be modified by adding…

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  • The Importance Of Political Contestation

    Political contestation is triggered by our human desire to make a sense of the complex reality, in which we live in trough conceptualization, therefore it cannot be the same for every political thinker considering we come from a multitude of backgrounds and experiences. Political debate over concepts is a strenuous ideological and theoretical dispute over the use of concepts, the reason why they are so challenged, is contested itself. This essay will identify the main factors that contribute in…

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  • The Importance Of Political Polarization

    hard to see evidence of political polarization.” Just watch cable news, listen to talk radio, follow social-media debates, or eavesdrop a conversation at a coffee shop - anyone in the Unites States has seen the partisan polarization developing throughout political culture. But what causes the extreme polarization so evident in today’s society? One of the primary causes of polarization is partisan activists. Partisan activists are the individuals who knock on doors to distribute political…

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  • The Importance Of Political Correctness

    Political Correctness      The term “Political Correct” has been in the nation’s vocabulary for only a short period of time but has changed the way that we view life and…

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