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Sample Exam Questions Dr. Janni Aragon Identifications: Explain the significance of the term by using course materials. Complete sentences are required. A strong answer will be 4-5 sentences long. 1. Globalization 2. Anarchism 3. Gender Ads 4. Boys Don’t Cry 6. Single-Plurality Most likely style of essay questions for Poli 313A: Summarize the major points from the chapter’s discussion of attempted democratization in Afghanistan and specifically illustrate how this example fits the definitions of two theories, types of democracy or models studied. How do governments justify coercion against their own citizens? Is there any legitimate reason for coercion in a democratic society? Compare and contrast libertarianism and totalitarianism. How might they be viewed as extreme
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Unformatted text preview: extensions of liberalism and conservatism? Why do candidates today often choose to use talk shows, entertainment programs, “infomercials,” the Internet, and other new forms of media? Is this a positive development? Why or why not? In the United States, the mass media are in business to make money, which they do mainly through their major function of providing entertainment. The mass media also perform several functions for the political system, however. What are they? How well do the media perform these functions? Conservatives frequently claim that the media have a strong liberal bias. Explain why you agree or disagree with this charge. Do you think the mass media accurately reflect the ideology of the American people? Should they?...
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