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Polc40 current topics in politicsthLecture 2Week Two May 17 2011Autocracy rule of oneLiberal Democracy Canada electing representatives dont vote for PM or Senators in Canada semi represented by Mpsrights and welfare of the indiviudal state has to right to interefer with life liberity and security Group Rights Aboriginials women minorities Criticisms of democracy champion the casue of democracy is through affiliation with the Queen the US does not have that affiliationthey do not support anything related to the Bristish Monarchy Political Entities the apparatus that passses policies enforces laws trade commerce the physical apparatus The nation is the people protects citzensStateorgainization of the political community Soverignty example US invadse Pakistan to kill OBL What if US executed the Maples Leafs The control and regualte everything within define boarders the rest of the world recognizes it as a soverign state Pakistan is a soverign state US still invaded it it was illegal did not notify the country Hiearchy of power in amongst sovereign states Palestine is not sognverign not recognized as a stateUS more cautious to geta terrorist in London than in Pakistan creation of nation states created people of all Austrians previously as the empires breakdown then you see identity politics who represents the state Conflict emerges from ethnic idenittiyTypes of governemnts autocracy monacry police state a theoautocracy a relgious seed is the soverign religious head is the head of state Iranrepresentative democracy socialists state presidential systemPolitical theogoloymost staates are govenred by poltical theory that is the securlaized religious thoughtPolitical Systems Secuirtydegree of protection how safe do we feel Whta is an inadequate amount of saftey Bad in temrs feeling safe within a state in psoing laws to uphold safetlyview that governemnts should not be involved in food etc but states provide secuirty and level of comfort for our well being AuthorityRights thWeek 3 Tuesday May 24 2011
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