EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE - Summer 2010

EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE - Summer 2010 - POLS001 Summer 2010...

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POLS001 – Summer 2010 Professor Jackson EXAM 3 -- STUDY GUIDE This exam will have 50 multiple choice questions worth one point each. These questions will be based on Chapters 11-14 of your SSB textbook, the entire Gerston & Christensen textbook, and class lectures. This exam will be worth 18% of your grade for this course. You will need to study both the textbook and lecture notes to do well on this exam. YOU SHOULD BRING TO THE EXAM: ± One scantron form (T&E 200 – the large, blue one) ± A pencil ± YOUR OWN handwritten notes (unlimited) – using someone else’s notes, typed or photocopied notes, will be considered a violation of the SJSU academic integrity policy (i.e., cheating) and may result in a grade of F in the course SSB Ch. 11: The Bureaucracy ± Know the definitions of all key terms listed at the end of Ch. 11 ± Be familiar with the principal functions of each of the executive departments (chart, page 272-273) ± What is a bureaucracy? ± Be familiar with the three models of bureaucracy discussed in your textbook (Weberian, acquisitive, monopolistic). ± How many employees are there in the federal bureaucracy? ± Has the number of government employees increased or decreased in the last several decades? How does this differ for federal, state, and local government employees? ± Be familiar with the history of the federal civil service. How has it changed over time? ± Be familiar with the various modern attempts at bureaucratic reform. ± What are some of the pros and cons of privatization? ± What are the different ways in which bureaucracy can be reduced? SSB Ch. 12 – The Judiciary ± Know the definitions of all key terms listed at the end of Ch. 12 ± What is the common law tradition?
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