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25. According to your textbook, government is defined as a. the means to an end *b. a set of agreements, laws, or other political structures designed to provide permanent hierarchy* c. the social contract d. a collective agreement between a group of people with a common problem
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26. The following, according to political scientist Brian L. Job, are securities critical to understanding the political dynamics of developing nations, except
27. The origin of government can be traced to
28. Individuals earn political capital by doing favors for others in the hope that they will deliver their support at a future date.
29. There is no difference between power and authority. a. True *b. False
30. What is the central element in political group dynamics?
31. According to John Locke, the primary function of government is
32. According to your textbook, power is to politics as
33. What is the essence of government? *a. collective action* b. maintaining armies c. torturing citizens
d. faith-based organizations 34. Which one of the following films conjures up most closely a social expression known as anarchy?
Type: E 35. Explain what the text means by its claim that the essence of government is collective action.
Type: E 36. Using the example of Bob the farmer, examine why and how we theoretically progress from anarchy to government.
Type: E 37. Compare and contrast the different types of security (State, Regime, National, Individual).
Type: E 38. Define the terms hierarchy, anarchy, and alliance, and explain how each helps to explain the origins and purpose of government.
Type: E 39. Discuss how leaders can make use of group identity and group conflict to increase their authority.
Type: E 40. Explain how someone might go about accumulating “political capital” and how this accumulation can increase someone’s power.
Type: E 41. Sociologist Lewis Coser examines group conflict in terms of the social and political functions it serves. He argues that the degree to which people consider themselves part of a group increases when that group is engaged in conflict with another group. Explain
why groups tend to coalesce when confronted with an external threat and give at least one example of this occurring in history. *a. Answer varies.

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