political ideology - What is Politics? The study of who...

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What is Politics? The study of who gets what, when, and how who? (business elites, welfare mothers, stockholders, environmental activists, etc.) what? (power and authority, money, regulations, environmental protection, individual liberties, voting rights, moral values, government contracts. . .) when? (benefits or costs can be meaningful and immediate, delayed, or merely symbolic) how? (lobbying, political contributions, political bargaining)
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What Is Politics? We can also view politics as a competition among individuals and groups over the allocation of rewards and values In short, politics is about conflict over scarce resources.
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How Does Politics Play Out in A Representative Democracy A representative democracy in simplistic terms has both inputs from the public and governmental outputs
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Modeling Representative Democracy Conversion Process Gov’t outputs Public Inputs Feedback Government
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Political Ideology Ideology is a basic lens through which citizens can observe and evaluate
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POL 1101 taught by Professor Garreckpercival during the Spring '08 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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