Types of political systems

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31/03/2008 08:02:00 Types of political systems Chiefdom o A centralized polity with two or more groups A single chief Ranked society Horticulturalists Redistribution economy Chiefdoms o Polynesian chiefdoms Controlled multiple communities Chief was permanent office Full-time position Social status based on kinship Chief and relatives held privileged positions\ State o A centralized political system Makes laws and uses force Social stratification Military structure Bureaucracy o State specialization Population control Managing, tracking, and organizing populations
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Unformatted text preview: Displace kin groups Foster resettlement Assign differential rights to different status indicators Judiciary Laws are explicit codes for behavior Different from social rules Governs everything Enforcement System to enforce laws Control internal and external conflict Preserve existing state hierarchies Fiscal Fiscal system Support ruling structure Collects portion of the production made by other members of the state Political process 31/03/2008 08:02:00 31/03/2008 08:02:00...
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