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POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Sidney Verba, Ideal Type
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Political Culture. The attitudes people in the country share. "Political Culture", the word, came to be in 1956 by the scholar Gabriel Ammon. "Political attitude" or "orientations" and the "role of the self in th...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Eastern Time Zone, Elections Canada, Frantz Fanon
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Elections. Elections are an integral part in a democratic system. The modern representative government relies foundationally on effective elections. What are elections for? 1. Recruitment of personnel for office. ...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Plurality Voting System, Tactical Voting, Single Transferable Vote
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Voting Systems. When we vote, we translate the votes into seats into the parliament. Ballot Structure: Electoral systems tell you about this; the sheet you must sign and how you will physically vote for the candidate/pa...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Code Of Law, Distinct Society, Clarity Act
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Constitution Unitary Government: One level of government has all the power. (e.g; London). Entrenchment of Powers: Power is entrenched and very hard to take away. Unitary is the opposite of confederation. Federal...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Government Debt
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Political Parties A political party is a formal organization with a political program. Seeks to win office and political power in order to put it's personnel and program into effect. According to Edmon...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Abortion-Rights Movements, Social Democracy, Gun Control
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Ideologies Liberalism Liberals believe in mutual goals and rights. The individuals have certain freedoms and natural rights. John Locke: Individuals are given natural rights; all men are created equal. Life, liberty, and ...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Joseph Schumpeter, Direct Democracy, E-Democracy

Democracy Democratic Governance. Demos people = Kratos Rule. Popular Sovereignty: Power comes from the peopleas based in democracy. Robert Holden: A democracy is a form of government in which the whole people make and ar...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Benito Mussolini, Status Quo, French Revolution

Ideologies Fascism Fascism. Ideologies come from the right and the left. Left and right were created through the seating arrangement of the French government after the French revolution. Left Middle Right Radical, revolut...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Territorial Entity, Irredentism, Xenophobia

The State State: A legal territorial entity composed of stable population and government. It has monopoly over the exercise of legitimate force. It is recognized as sovereign by other states in the international system. In...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Harold Lasswell, David Easton

Introduction to Government and Politics Political Science > International Relations > Nonstate actors. Canadian Politics > Studying institutions of Canada (parliament, judiciary) and processes of how laws are made and are ...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
POLS-101 Lecture 2: Power and Authority

Power and Authority Power is the currency of politics and the capacity to achieve the desired outcomes. Make someone do something they would otherwise not do. 1. Instrumental Power: Using power to influence behaviour. (Bri...

Political Science
POLS-101
C Mensah
Political Science
POLS-214
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POLS-214 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: History Of Europe, Central Force, Comparative Politics

Political science in the ancient and medieval worlds was closely linked to philosophy and theology. It often consisted of advice for rulers on how to govern justly. Numerous thinkers and scholars advanced the study of poli...

Political Science
POLS-214
A N O N Y M O U S
POLS-214 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Comparative Politics, Personalization

Comparative Politics Comparative politics compares systems of government in other countries. For example, a comparative political scientist might examine the impact of political parties on elections in Australia, the Uni...

Political Science
POLS-214
A N O N Y M O U S
POLS-214 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Strength Training, Myocyte

Quiz 2 – Resistance Training Name: _________________________ Score: /20 1) Resistance training is any exercise that causes the muscles to contract against an ...

Political Science
POLS-214
A N O N Y M O U S
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Multilateral Treaty, European Economic Community, Statute Of The International Court Of Justice

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM International Law APPLICATIONS TREATIES ...

Commerce
COMM 404
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Liberal Democracy, Illiberal Democracy, Representative Democracy

Political Science2 Political Science3 permacharts TM WHAT IS POL...

Political Science
POLC42H3
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