Chapter 2 - world Liberals people who generally favor...

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Government and Politics 9/06/06 Chapter 2 Vocabulary Immigrants – citizens or subjects of one country who move to another country to live or work Naturalization – the legal process of acquiring citizenship for someone who has not acquired it by birth Asylum – protection or sanctuary, especially from political persecution Refugees – individuals who fee an area or country because of persecution on the basis of race, nationality, religion, group membership, or political opinion Political Culture – the broad pattern of ideas, beliefs, and values about citizens and government held by a population Values – central ideas, principles, or standards that most people agree are important Procedural Guarantees – government assurance that the rules will work smoothly and treat everyone fairly, with no promise of particular outcomes Individualism – belief that what is good for society is based on what is good for individuals Ideologies - sets of beliefs about politics and society that help people make sense of their
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Unformatted text preview: world Liberals people who generally favor government action and view change as progress Economic Liberals those who favor and expanded government role in the economy but a limited role in the social order Economic Conservatives those who favor a strictly procedural government role in the economy and the social order Libertarians those who favor a minimal government role in any sphere Social Liberals those who favor greater control of the economy and the social order to bring about greater equality and to regulate the effects of progress Communitarians those who favor a strong substantive government role in the economy and the social order in order to realize their vision of a community of equals Social Conservatives those who endorse limited government control of the economy but considerable government intervention to realize a traditional social order; based on religion values and hierarchy rather than equality Discussion Book Notes\Questions...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course PSC 100 taught by Professor Stangl during the Spring '08 term at West Chester.

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