Exam1 - FC4 - Power Political Systems A complete set of...

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Unformatted text preview: Power Political Systems A complete set of institutions, the relationships between those institutions, and the norms that govern their function. The ability to tell someone what to do. Political System Violence; Wealth Governments distribute power through ____ while companies distribute power through ____. Lives separately from the people running it; an institution, not an individual. Political Systems Political System Have formal and informal rules and regulation between and within institutions, and a way for creating and implementing them. i.e. the United States government; Democratic Party; high school; corporations; companies Specified Members Boundaries Political systems have to have some rules as to what you can and cannot do within the institution. In a political system, youre either within or outside of the group (i.e. born within a mile of the US/Mexican border). 1. Monopoly on violence 2. Regulate areas that might degenerate into violence 3. Tax 1. Distributes power 2. Establishes boundaries between groups 3. Specified members Three primary functions of political systems: Universally agreed government roles: Regulate Areas that Might Degenerate into Violence Government Create and maintain a monopoly on violence. i.e. traffic laws, radio laws, and other to protect the people Areas of Natural Underinvestme nt Tax Needed to pay for the monopoly on violence....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course GEB 3375H taught by Professor Robertsweo during the Spring '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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