(SOC 300 -Sociology of Devlpng Cntriest) Wk2 Qz

(SOC 300 -Sociology of Devlpng Cntriest) Wk2 Qz - The...

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Grade Details 1. Question : The term democratic transition means the process of moving from an authoritarian regime to a democratic one. Student Answer: True (page 30) False 2. Question : The characteristics of a full democracy are: Student Answer: Universal suffrage. Elections free of fraud. Minority rights are respected. All of the above. 3. Question : Countries inevitably become more democratic as their economies develop. Student Answer: True False (page 39) 4. Question : Political culture is the cultural norms and values relating to politics. Student Answer: True (page 42) False 5. Question : Democracy tends to flourish best where: Student Answer: The Armed Forces exercise a veto power over the policy decision of elected officials. Economic modernization produces a politically influential and independent middle class. The democracy is confronted by a serious crisis.
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Unformatted text preview: The middle class and labor unions are small. 6. Question : Procedural democracy always guarantees a just society. Student Answer: True False (page 30) 7. Question : Certain religions tend to predispose their adherents toward democracy or authoritarianism. Student Answer: True False (page 44) 0 of 1 8. Question : Authoritarian regimes tend to quell ethnic rivalries and civil wars, as opposed to democracies. Student Answer: True False 0 of 1 9. Question : As claimed in “How Development Leads to Democracy,” democracy is most likely to thrive: Student Answer: in Western countries. under certain social and cultural conditions. under U.S. occupation. in newly emerging world powers. 10. Question : As explained in “How Development Leads to Democracy,” democracy is most likely to emerge as a result of: Student Answer: war. colonization. capitalizm. modernization....
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY SOC300 taught by Professor Kane during the Spring '10 term at Strayer.

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