-originates from Greek ‘Polis’
-it is a decision making mechanism for society
-1) the more complex a society, more decisions are needed to be made
-2) can be seen as a system of conflict resolution
-ppl have diff wants/needs and it varies though governments have finite resources
-3) the authoritative allocation of values (i.e., health, wealth, status)
-why are business men qualified to be the head of government?
-politics and business = different objec