What Kind of Government

What Kind of Government - General welfare o The wellbeing...

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What Kind of Government? Hobbes- an all powerful sovereign o Need one person to get things accomplished Locke- Limited government Government’s Historic Role National Defense o Protecting the people within its boundaries from outside Domestic tranquility o Protecting the people inside as well
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Unformatted text preview: General welfare o The wellbeing of the people Government’s Modern Role • Prosperity and economic growth o Employment, no inflation, job growth all expected by the people • A well working economy • Redistribution (taxes, reform) o Who really deserves what in society? o...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PSCI 1024 taught by Professor Taylor during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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