chptr 4- - 1. According to your text, what is politics...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1. According to your text, what is politics about? Politics is about power and influence- who gets what, when, and how- and politics is also  about ideas. 2. What is “political ideology”? It is an integrated set of political ideas about what constitutes the most equitable and just  political order.  It is concerned with the proper function of government, the issues of liberty  and equality, and the distribution of goods and services. 3. What are the two ideological positions of most Americans? Liberal and Conservative  4.  What do most Americans agree on?  Most Americans agree on the basic ideas of democracy and the precepts of American  political life. 5. Where do the differences between these two ideologies exist, on what matters do they  differ most? Liberalists assume that individuals are rational beings capable of overcoming obstacles to  progress without resorting to violence.  Conservatives emphases the value of tradition  and established practices as guides for the future. 6.  How do radical ideologies differ from mainstream ideologies? Mainstream ideology involves liberal and conservatives, while radical ideologies involve  democratic socialism and libertarianism, which challenges much of the existing social and  political order.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

chptr 4- - 1. According to your text, what is politics...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online