Flashcards - Political & Economic Systems

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secondary sector
The secondary sector includes industries that produce a finished, usable product or are involved in construction
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primary sector
The primary sector of the economy is the sector of an economy making direct use of natural resources
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postindustrial society
In sociology, the post-industrial society is the stage of society's development when the service sector generates more wealth than the manufacturing sector of the economy
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Power
Power is an American crime drama television series airing on Starz
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representative democracy
Representative democracy is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy
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direct democracy
Direct Democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide policy initiatives directly
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Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840
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Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840
direct democracy
Direct Democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide policy initiatives directly
representative democracy
Representative democracy is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy
Power
Power is an American crime drama television series airing on Starz
postindustrial society
In sociology, the post-industrial society is the stage of society's development when the service sector generates more wealth than the manufacturing sector of the economy
primary sector
The primary sector of the economy is the sector of an economy making direct use of natural resources
secondary sector
The secondary sector includes industries that produce a finished, usable product or are involved in construction
tertiary sector
The tertiary sector of the economy is one of the four economic sectors, the others being the secondary sector , the primary sector , and the quaternary sector
labor union
Labor unions are legally recognized as representatives of workers in many industries in the United States
Social power
In social science and politics, power is the ability to influence or outright control the behavior of people
Authoritarianism
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms
The pluralist model
Classical pluralism is the view that politics and decision making are located mostly in the framework of government, but that many non-governmental groups use their resources to exert influence
Core countries
In world systems theory, the core countries are the industrialized capitalist countries on which periphery countries and semi-periphery countries depend
Peripheral countries
In world systems theory, the periphery countries are those that are less developed than the semi-periphery and core countries
world systems theory
World-systems theory , a multidisciplinary, macro-scale approach to world history and social change, emphasizes the world-system as the primary unit of social analysis

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