Chapter 19 Vocabulary - belief that government should be...

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Chapter 19 Vocabulary Political culture - broadly shared values, beliefs, and attitudes about how the government should function; American political culture emphasizes the values of liberty, equality, and democracy Moralistic political culture - the belief that government should be active in promoting the public good and that citizens should participate in politics and civic activities to ensure that good Individualistic political culture - the belief that government should limit its role to providing order in society, so that citizens can pursue their economic self-interests Traditionalistic political culture
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Unformatted text preview: - belief that government should be dominated by political elites and guided by tradition Elite- small group of people that dominates the political process Provinm- narrow, limited, and self-interested view of the world North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)-trade treaty among the US, Canada, and Mexico to lower and eliminates tariffs among the three countries Urbanization- when people move from rural areas to cities Political economy- the complex interrelations between politics and the economy, as well as their effect on each other...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course GOVT 2301 taught by Professor Combs during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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