Government lecture 3

Government lecture 3 - The tragedy of the commons • Led...

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Government—Lecture 3 American Culture Give me your tired, your poor, your huddles masses yearning to breathe free. The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me. I lift my lamp beside the golden door! What is (are) our cultural traditions as a nation of immigrants? Political culture and Political socialization Political culture: Political culture refers to the politically relevant ideas and social practices characteristic of a society—habits of actions norm of conduct, religious feelings, symbols of good and evil, family and child-rearing practices. Political Socialization: The training of people in the ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving which are characteristic of a political culture.
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Unformatted text preview: The tragedy of the commons • Led to very aggressive social intervention • Resource was finite • End result was that people had more and more until whole system collapsed because there was no more land left. • Environmental problem What is a prisoner’s dilemma game? • Two prisoners captured at the same time. • Two people are separated. • Both people, if keep mouth shut, will get out in a short time on plea bargain. • If one confesses, one who confesses will get out shortly; the other will stay in for a much longer period. • One could get light sentence, while one gets life sentence. • If both confess, you stay in the same period of time....
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