Flashcards - Political Science Concepts

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direct democracy
Direct Democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide policy initiatives directly
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ethics
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct
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nation
A nation is a large group or collective of people with common characteristics attributed to them - including language, traditions, mores , habitus , and ethnicity
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citizenship
Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state
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Power
Power is an American crime drama television series airing on Starz
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bureaucracy
A bureaucracy is \""""a body of non-elective government officials\"""" and/or \""""an administrative policy-making group\""""
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Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
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Political science
Political science is a social science discipline that deals with systems of government, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts and political behaviour
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Political science
Political science is a social science discipline that deals with systems of government, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts and political behaviour
Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
bureaucracy
A bureaucracy is \""""a body of non-elective government officials\"""" and/or \""""an administrative policy-making group\""""
Power
Power is an American crime drama television series airing on Starz
citizenship
Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state
nation
A nation is a large group or collective of people with common characteristics attributed to them - including language, traditions, mores , habitus , and ethnicity
ethics
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct
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
authoritarian
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms
totalitarian
Totalitarianism is a political system in which the state recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible
political power
In social science and politics, power is the ability to influence or outright control the behavior of people
civil society
Civil society is the "aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest interests and will of citizens
The government
A government is the system by which a state or community is controlled
Care ethics
The ethics of care is a normative ethical theory: a theory about what makes actions morally right or wrong
Moral absolutism
Moral absolutism is an ethical view that particular actions are intrinsically right or wrong

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