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Comparative Politics Test 1
Test one for Oya
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Political Studies
Undergraduate 1
02/08/2012

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What does Global Village Mean
Definition
it means Globalization
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Democratic Regimes were predominantly features of what century
Definition
the twentieth
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What is true of the following in fascist states
-They are people dominated regimes
-They seek to rebuild national glories
-Musharrafs Pakistan is a good example
-They advocated human rights
Definition
they seek to rebuild traditional national glories
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Which of the following scholars did define the concept of sovereignty
-Max Weber
-Joseph Schumpeter
-Kenneth Waltz
-Mary Kaldor
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What is sovereignty
Definition
The ultimate source of authority in society. The sovereign is the final decision maker in a community.
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What is Internal Sovereignty
Definition
a monopoly over the legitimate use of force within a specific territory
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What is external sovereignty
Definition
International recognition the sovereignty jurisdiction over its territory
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Who was Jean Bodin
Definition
Argued within a society a single authority should posses the untrammeled and undivided power to make laws
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What is secularism
Definition
Values dimension reflects the contrast between societies in which religion is very important and those in which it is not
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New democracy
Definition
a democracy in which an authoritarian legacy continues to influence political action and debate
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Huntington
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Created the waves of democratization
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Semi-Democracy
Definition
a illiberal democracy in which elected leaders do not respect individual rights, or elected governments form a facade behind which traditional rulers continue to exercise traditional power
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Civic Culture
Definition
Stable democracy
A participatory attitude toward politics
trust in other people and willingness to participate
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How is civic culture measured
Definition
High stability
middle stability
low stability
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Which scholar is related to civic culture
Definition
Almond and Vera
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What are waves of democratization
Definition
Is a group of transitions from non-democractic to democratic regimes that occur within a specified period of time and that significantly outnumber transitions in that period
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Who is related to waves of democratization
Definition
Huntington
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Peace Westphalia
Definition
treaties of munster and onabruck the start of the modern area world politics. Mutual recognition of independence. people could determine that religion had complete control over authority.
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Bowling Alone
Definition
mentioned social capital which solves collective action problems. Written by Putnam
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Military Junta
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is a government led by a committee of military leaders.
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Military coup d'etat
Definition
Military take over state
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Waves of Decolonization
Definition
most states post colonial
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Regime Change
Definition
occur through conquest by a foreign power, revolution, coup d'├ętat or reconstruction following the failure of a state. Regime change may replace all or part of the state's existing institutions, administrative apparatus, bureaucracy and other elements.
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Agent of Political Socialization
Definition
Family, School, Religious institutions, Peer Groups
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Bourgeoise VS. Proletariat
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Bourgeoise= city dwellers (Elite)
Proletariat= Working Class (Employees)
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