Canada_s_Regime_Principles_02

Canada_s_Regime_Principles_02 - Canadas Regime Principles:...

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Unformatted text preview: Canadas Regime Principles: Malcolmson & Myers, Ch. 1 Regime & Political Culture: Regime : A set of institutions of government & principles that inform those institutions Political Culture : Shared beliefs about the proper use of power and authority in a society Canadas Regime Principles: Malcolmson & Myers, Ch. 1 Regime & Political Culture: Regime : A set of institutions of government & principles that inform those institutions Political Culture : Shared beliefs about the proper use of power and authority in a society Canadas Regime Principles: Malcolmson & Myers, Ch. 1 Political Equality: Democracy means an equal share in political rule One-person, one-vote Rep-by-pop Not equality of outcome Canadas Regime Principles: Malcolmson & Myers, Ch. 1 Problems Inherent in Democracy Democracy rule by the people Democracy vs. Justice Tyranny of the majority Canadas Regime Principles: Malcolmson & Myers, Ch. 1 James Madison on populism: It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers but to guard one part of the society against the injustice of the other part. If a majority be united by a common interest, the rights of the minority will be insecure. Canadas Regime Principles: Malcolmson & Myers, Ch. 1 the decisions which would probably result from...
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Canada_s_Regime_Principles_02 - Canadas Regime Principles:...

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