Chapter 17 politics

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Chapter 17 Politics Politics : the process in which some individuals and groups acquire power  and exercise that power over others. The state is the primary institution through which this political power is  exercised. Why do we need political institutions? o People   desires and interests, different or compatible? Concepts o Power: (social power) the legitimate authority of an individual or  group to guide the behavior of other individuals or groups. Legitimate – socially right and necessary
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