Government Vocab

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Government Vocab
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Chapter 17 Vocab
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  1. Benefit
    A satisfaction that people believe they will enjoy if a policy is adopted.
  2. Client Politics
    A policy in which one small group benefits and almost everybody pays.
  3. Cost
    A burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is enacted.
  4. Entrepreneurial politics
    A policy in which almost everybody benefits and a small group pays the cost.
  5. Interest-group politics
    A policy in which one small group benefits and another small group pays the cost.
  6. Logrolling
    A legislator supports a proposal favored by another in return for support of his or her proposal.
  7. Majoritarian politics
    A policy in which almost everybody benefits and almost everybody pays the cost.
  8. Policy entrepreneurs
    Activists in or out of government who put together a political majority on behalf of unorganized interests.
  9. Political agenda
    Issues that people believe require government action.
  10. Pork Barrel Legislation
    Legislation that gives tangible benefits to constituents in several districts or states in the hopes of winning their votes in return.
  11. Process Regulation
    Rules governing commercial actions designed to improve consumer, worker, or environmental conditions. Also called Social Regulation.

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