tfch12 - Chapter Twelve: Politics and Political Movements...

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1. There is almost nothing we do that the state does not in some way limit or regulate. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 2. Power is about constraints on people’s actions rather than about motivations and opportunities. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 3. Weber defined power in terms of the capacity to achieve goals. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 4. Conflict avoidance involves the exercise of power. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 5. The basis of power is control of material resources rather than control of ideological or cultural beliefs and ideas. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 6. Flyvberg’s study of the politics of urban planning shows how business interests can be successfully challenged by environmentalists. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 7. Authority refers to power that is considered legitimate by those who are subject to it. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 8. The greater the level of legitimation, the greater the likelihood that political conflict will be disruptive and violent. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 9. According to Weber, there are only two types of power—traditional authority and legal authority. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 10. The authority exercised by a king or tribal chief is an example of what Weber called legal authority. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 11. The power of charismatic leaders is fragile. a. *TRUE
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tfch12 - Chapter Twelve: Politics and Political Movements...

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