Objects government actions that restrict individual liberties such as banning

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Objects: government actions that restrict individual liberties, such as banning sexually explicit movies or mandatory testing for AIDS. Totalitarianism: government controls all sectors of society: business, labor, education, religion, sports, and the arts. Favors: a network of laws, rules, and regulations that guides every aspect of individual behavior. Objects: to produce a perfect society serving some master plan for “the common good.” Economic theories (laissez-faire, capitalism, socialism, communism). Laissez-faire: an economic doctrine that opposes any form of government intervention in business/economy. Capitalism: the system of government that favors free enterprise (privately owned businesses operating without government regulation). Socialism: a form of rule in which the central government plays a strong role in regulating existing private industry and directing the economy, although it does allow some private ownership of productive capacity. Communism: a political system in which, in theory, ownership of all land and productive facilities is in the hands of the people, and all goods are equally shared. The production and distribution of goods are controlled by an authoritarian government. Ideologies what values do we want government to promote? (Libertarian, conservative, liberal, communitarian). Libertarian: those who are opposed to using government to promote either order or equality . Minimal government intervention. Value freedom more than order or equality. Oppose: government activities that interfere with the market, such as affirmative action programs to employ minorities and increased spending on public housing. Oppose: government actions that restrict individual liberties, such as banning sexually explicit movies or mandatory testing for AIDS. SUMMARY: government programs should be minimal just to protect life and property ; individuals should have a maximum amount of personal and economic freedom ; government should play only a minimal role in promoting equality (or none at all). Conservative: those who are willing to use government to promote order but not equality . Favor less and smaller government. Support maintaining social order . Don’t oppose equality, but do not value it to the extent of using the government’s power to enforce equality. Value freedom more than equality but would restrict freedom to preserve social order. Oppose: government activities that interfere with the market, such as affirmative action programs to employ minorities and increased spending on public housing. Favor: government actions that impose social order, such as banning sexually explicit movies or mandatory testing for AIDS.
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  • Spring '17
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  • Government, United States Congress, ​ immunity

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