100 POLITICAL IDEOLOGY LECS

100 POLITICAL IDEOLOGY LECS - ANNOUNCEMENTS We are now...

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ANNOUNCEMENTS We are now working on Unit 2 (Public Opinion and Political Ideologies) in the syllabus. The next exam will be scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 It will cover the lectures through that date plus pages 164-324 in the textbook. Study guidelines will be posted within the lecture slides for each lecture and in the course announcements
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POLITICAL IDEOLOGY A set of general beliefs and values that help individuals judge where they should stand on various political controversies who their allies and opponents on different political controversies are
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In the US today, people tend to be more likely to express their ideology by being opposed to some other ideology.
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How liberals view conservatives Intolerant Authoritarian Hyper-religious Heartless Excessively nationalistic Warlike
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How conseratives view liberals Naïve Unsuccessful undisciplined More concerned about nature than people UnAmerican atheistic
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Political ideologies differ over: Human nature: good or bad Nature vs. nurture Equality vs. inequality (hierarchy) Unity vs. plurality Individual vs. community Obligations vs. rights Freedom vs. order Justice vs. order Economic issues Who should govern Change vs. the status quo
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Ideologies are based on values, beliefs, emotions, and interests Ideological positions on particular political controversies don’t always fit together logically Abortion Teacher-led prayer in school The War in Iraq Regulating privately owned handguns
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The “Ideological Spectrum” from left to right
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course ANTH 7173 taught by Professor George during the Spring '10 term at CSU Long Beach.

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