Sociology ch13

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Sociology ch13 28/04/2008 12:30:00 Political and economic institutions  Basics of political institutions What are politics  o Social institution o What is right and what is wrong  What is power  o The business in being in government  o Come from sere force in the short term  but can’t live for ever like this  What is a state? o Broad definition Geo political region  o Institution with power over an area  What is government  o The instrument of political society  o Formal organization bureaucracy Types of authority  Traditional authority  o Hereditary rule / I’m in charge because of my blood line  Rational legal authority  o Bureaucratic authority   o In diverse cultures 
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o System of power that is legitimized by legal rules and procedures  o Rational in how it is put into place and this makes it new  Charismatic authority  o types of politial systems  monarchies  o leadership based on blood lines  o absolute monarchy  in sudie aribia and stuff  it is traditional authority 
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SOCL 1001 taught by Professor W during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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