Exam 2 Study Guide

Exam 2 Study Guide - Head of government Head of state...

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POLS 250 – Introduction to Comparative Politics Study Guide for Exam 2 Although you should be familiar with all of the concepts that we discussed in class, the following concepts are especially important. Legislatures Bicameralism (lower and upper houses, forms of bicameralism Unicameralism Size of legislatures Legislative staff Committees Political parties Functions Roles Executives Political executive Functions Types of executive systems
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Unformatted text preview: Head of government Head of state Limits on power Cabinets Majority, minority, and coalition governments Bureaucracy Significance Max Weber’s criteria Functions Growth in the bureaucracy Positives and negatives of bureaucracies Judiciary Rule Adjudication Judicial review Judicial activism Judicial restraint Functions Types of laws Two systems of justice Legal cultures...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLS 250 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '08 term at WVU.

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