Internal Conflict

Internal Conflict - Internal Conflict Step one let the...

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Internal Conflict Step one- let the government know there is a problem: input from the people o How to give input: Voting Write the congressman Call white house on the phone Write to the editor/columnist Public protest Petition Peaceful demonstration Personal Contact Getting involved in political process Run for office o Demands o Support Conversion Process o Take Action- Give into demand o Go along with support of status quo o Compromise— most likely decision o Ignore— seems to happen more often (Law Making) Output Feedback- even as government resolves conflict, it creates new conflict o Positive- creates new conflict positive and negative o Negative- creates new conflict positive and negative In terms of the book (page 483): Agenda Building (Input) o Public- what the people are concerned about and inputting to the government o Official- the issues the government actually deals with Policy formulation (Conversion Process)
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GOVT 100 taught by Professor May during the Fall '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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