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PoliticalForces - Political Systems Learning Objectives...

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1 Political Systems Learning Objectives Understanding the nature of political systems The preeminent contemporary systems Their similarities and differences Understanding the influences of political dynamics Basic Truths 1. The role of government in commerce is always fostered by the relationship between the society and its political system. 2. The more passive the relationship between the society and its political system, the more likely the government will be authoritarian. 3. The more active the relationship between the society and its political system, the more likely the government will be representative (of the most actively supported social sentiments). The 4 “ isms ” Of The 20th Century Communism Fascism Socialism “Capitalism” (Collectivism) (Totalitarianism) (Egalitarianism) [Democratic Republic] —Karl Marx (Russia: 1917-1991) • Collective State • Command Economy -Treitschke (Italy & Germany: WWII) • Total State • Command Economy • Social Welfare State • Command Economy —St. Simon, Fourier (Scandinavia) -(Adams, Jackson, Dewey) Laissez-Faire State • Demand Economy
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