Keeping the Republic
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Keeping the Republic
Who gets what, when, and how. Process of determining how power resources are distributed without violence.
What is power?
The ability to get other people to o what you want.
What are resources?
Assets and advantages that help us to achieve a desired outcome.
Define social order
The way we organize and live our collective lives.
Legitimate is described as..
The accepted "right" or what is proper
A system of organization for exercising authority over a body of people
Power that is recognized as legitimate
Directives that specify how resources will be distributed or what procedures will govern collective activity
Are oganizations in which gov power is exercised
Production and distribution of material resources and services
An economic system in which the market determines production, distribution, and price decisions. Property is privately owned.
Market makes all the decisions and the gov plays no role
Gov intervene to protect rights to protect rights and make procedural guarantees
Gov assurances that the rules will work smoothly and treat everyone fairly, no promise of particular outcomes
State determines production, distribution, and price decisions. Property is gov owned
Gov assurance of particular outcome or results
Systems in which the state holds all power over the social order.
Authoritarian gov with power vested in king or queen
Authoritarian gov that claims to draw power from divine or religious authority
Authoritarian gov in which policy is made for the ultimate glory of that state.
Rule by a small group of elites
System in which absolute power is exercise over every aspect of life
State allows people economic freedom but has strict social regulations to limit noneconomic behavior.
Absence of government and law
Government that vests power in the people
The concept that the citizens are the ultimate source of political power
Theory of democracy that limits the citizens role to choosing among competing leaders
Theory of democracy that holds that citizen membership in groups is the key to political power.
Theory of democracy that says citizens should actively and directly control of all aspects of their lives
Utopian system where property is communally owned and all decisions are made democratically.
Individuals who are obliged the submit to a gov authority against which they have no rights
Members of political community having both rights and responsibilities
Notion that society is based on an agreement between gov and the governed in which people agree to give up some rights in exchange for protection of others
Gov in which decisions are made through representatives of the people.
Citizens or subjects of one country who move to another country to live or work
Legal process of acquiring citizenship for someone who has not acquired it by birth
Protection or sanctuary from political persecution
Individuals who flee an area/country because of persecution based on race, nationality, religion..
Broad pattern of ideas/beliefs about citizens and gov held by population
Central ideas, principles, or standards that most people agree are important
How things should be/what people should do rather than what is actually occurring.
Belief that what is good for society is based on what is goo for individuals
People who generally favor
gov and are cautious about change
People who are generally for gov and view change as progress
Favor an expanded gov role in economy but a limited role in social order
Favor a strict gov in economy and social order
Those who favor minimal gov
Favor greater control of economy and the social order to bring about great equality and to regulate effects of progress
Favor strong substantive gov role in the economy and social order in order to realize their vision of a community of equals
Endorse limited gov but want interventions to enforce social order