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Unformatted text preview: politics is about. These decisions are based on the political philosophy of the citizens. However, our political philosophy is contradictory. Freedom v. Order & Security Liberty v. Equality Who are we? The American population is diverse and constantly growing. Anxieties about national origin, religion, and race have influenced the politics of voting, immigration, and social welfare policy. What defines American? Is it shared values such as belief in liberty, equality, democracy? Is it legal citizenship? Is it participation is the icons of the dominant culture? Do we really value diversity or is that just talk?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PLSC 2003 taught by Professor Diallo during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.
- Spring '08