final vocab - 1. baseline (SES) model of participation:...

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1. baseline (SES) model of participation:  people with more money and education are  more active, more or less universally 2. Civic Voluntarism Model (resources, engagement, recruitment):  higher participation  comes from resources (time, money, civic skills), engagement (party id, interest, duty),  recruitment 3. civic skills (what? from where? do what? measured how?):  communication and  organizational abilities that allow citizens to use time and money effectively in political  life 4. efficacy:  ability to produce the desired amount of a desired effect 5. interest in politics:  how likely you are to watch or read the news regarding politics 6. culture war:  how media plays a role in shaping politics 7. closely divided vs. deeply divided:  unimodal vs. bimodal 8. “red” vs. “blue” states:  democrat vs. republican states 9. spatial model (be able to draw a picture and apply):  a two dimensional graph where  people will vote for the candidate closest to their ideal point, both economically and on  socially moral issues 10. polarization (partisan, electorate, elites):  politics aren’t as divided and far apart as they 
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLY SCI 6C taught by Professor Uhlaner during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.

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