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Political Ideology: Nolan Test

- Millions of citizens around the United States, at some point in their lifetime, obtain a political ideology. Typically, their political values are influenced by their parents. Political scientists have identified that around age eleven, children begin to develop political opinion. According to Wilson’s, American Government: Institutions and Policies, 91% of a high school senior class indentified with the same party as their parents (American Government 158). I can attest to this since I in fact have the same party association as my parents....   [tags: Neutral Stance, Social Policies]

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Feminist Political Ideology

- Throughout history, women have remained subordinate to men. Subjected to the patriarchal system that favored male perspectives, women struggled against having considerably less freedom, rights, and having the burdens society placed on them that had been so ingrained the culture. This is the standpoint the feminists took, and for almost 160 years they have been challenging the “unjust distribution of power in all human relations” starting with the struggle for equality between men and women, and linking that to “struggles for social, racial, political, environmental, and economic justice”(Besel 530 and 531)....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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Political Ideology in The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

- Niccolò Machiavelli transformed political theory by forming new ideas essential to the progress of Europe in the 16th century, strengthening the Heads of State in Italy, and revolutionizing views on politics through his views of power and dominance. The ideology that Niccolò Machiavelli manifested in his many political writings created a new motive for politics. Before he began his works such as The Prince and The Discourses, Machiavelli had a different idea of political thought. His ideas changed most notably from 1503 to 1513 (Mattingly 6)....   [tags: leaders, head of states, dominance]

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Political Ideology of the Conservative Party

- In his 1961, Richard Hornby claimed the Conservative Party was “the prisoner of no rigid set of principles” (Hornby, 1961). Rather, the Conservative party is “sceptical of theory and prefer a pragmatic approach” (Hornby, 1961), implying that “the conservatives [are] least influenced by any given ideology” (Knight, 2006, p34), and that the party “tends to be comfortable working within the assumptions already existing in society” (Ball, 1998, pp 162). This implies that the Conservative party should regarded as Ball states, a way of looking at the world” (Ball, 1998, p 162)....   [tags: British Govermental History, Economic Behavior]

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Political Ideology and Social Problem Analysis

- Abramovitz (2003) states, “To a large extent, the history of social services and social welfare policy consists of the evolving recognition of social needs and the organization of society to meet them” (p. 130). The United States has the highest rates of poverty in the Western world; surprisingly the United States is the richest nation in the world. In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson introduced the War on Poverty. His approach was to expand the government’s role in the citizen’s education and health care, which in return would ensure that Americans had the most basic resources to meet their needs....   [tags: conservatis, welfare]

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What Is Your Personal Political Ideology?

- Why is our own personal political ideology important. I believe that it is very important to know what we believe and why we believe it. For when it comes time to vote we can match what politicians says to our own beliefs, and it will help us be informed voters. There are four main political ideologies in the United States of America. Most people in the United States can identify with one of these belief systems. They are effective at showing some of the fundamental beliefs of the American people....   [tags: conservative, liberal, populist]

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My New Political Ideology

-      A population’s views on political issues may change as different circumstances occur each day. The environment around us has a powerful influence on the decisions that we produce and the views that we as American citizens choose to hold. After a semester in political science class my views and my political ideology have altered. Today I will explain how political science class has influenced my political ideology.      When this class initially began I was sure, without a doubt I was a conservative....   [tags: Political Science Personal Narrative Essays]

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Liberalism Is A Political Ideology Of A `` Limited Government Aimed At Securing Personal Liberty ``

- Liberalism is a political ideology of a “limited government aimed at securing personal liberty”. The main purpose of this ideology is to end absolutism and unpredictability. Classical Liberalism is one of the two branches of Liberalism. Its concentration is on civil rights and political choice. Additionally, it has a representative democracy meaning it is derived from the fact of elected officials representing a group. In this democracy, Classical Liberalism operates under the rule of law and advocates economic freedom....   [tags: Political philosophy, Liberalism]

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How Money Was Created And The Basic Political Ideology Of Money

- ... The term unemployed was not something that I was 100% confident in describing. All I was aware of was that it was a word to describe someone that was not working. That word did little to answer my question of what is going to happen now that only my father is working. Weeks of my mother crying from quitting confused me even more and put more questions in my mind. Majority of adults I had heard talk about their job constantly would express how they would to anything to not work. Yet her my mom was emotionally beaten down from not being able to work....   [tags: Mother, Father, Family, Parent]

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Political Culture and Ideology

- AP Government: Political Culture and Ideology Snapp: Women should be allowed to choose whether they want to abort their unborn child or not. The government should give assistance to women who choose that they do not want a child because they can't support it. If the government didn't help, then many women would be unable to support the unwanted child. Crackle: Well who's going to pay for it. It isn't fair to make people who are responsible for their actions pay for these women's mistakes. People have to learn how to be more responsible for their actions, and can't rely on government to help them out wherever they go wrong....   [tags: Political Science]

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political ideology

- Position Paper: Political Ideology Upon entering my first semester at Southern Nazarene University I could not have told you my political ideology. I knew what my opinions, observations, expectations, and ideals were, but did not know the proper ideology that would define them. Through several courses that I have taken, I have become more informed as to the role that I would like to see the government take throughout society as a whole and in the economy. Upon reading the section of ideology in American Government and Politics Today: the Essentials I learned that the correct term for my ideology is right-wing Conservatism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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political ideology in the media

- Throughout many generations and years gone bye the media and presentation of issues by news sources have influenced society’s opinions on moral and governmental issues. Dating back to the writing of the constitution the general public was influenced by what was said in the media presentation. The framers of the American Constitution banned newspaper reporters from hearing any information regarding the constitutional meetings due to the fact that our founding fathers did not want to be influenced by the way the news was reported....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effect of an Illinois Wesleyan Education on Political Ideology

- The Effect of an Illinois Wesleyan Education on Political Ideology Political commentators often label American students not as liberals or conservatives, but simply as apathetic citizens unconcerned with political issues. The number of students venturing to the polls continues to be depressing to any advocate of a democratic form of government. Outside of political science classrooms, few students seem to be knowledgeable of simple political events and personalities. Has this apathy always plagued universities in the United States....   [tags: Politics Education Essays]

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Political Ideology

- A survey can be defined as a gathering of a sample of data or opinions considered to be representative of a whole. Such as when the United States government polls a random selection of people throughout the country to get an accurate reading of the people's overall prospective of what the American people think is best for the country. As I almost reach the age of eighteen, not only do I have to start worrying about my career and college, I have to affliate myself with a party and prepare to vote....   [tags: Personal Narrative Politics]

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The Catholic Roots of Obama’s Activism

- Introduction In the article, “The Catholic Roots of Obama’s Activism,” from the “New York Times” published on 22nd March 2014, Jason Horowitz (2014) paints President Obama as very close to the Catholic Church, ideologically. Horowitz wrote the article in the wake of President Obama’s visit to Europe and Italy in particular, where he had held a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday March 27, 2014. In this article, President Obama’s inclination towards community organizing in his 20s is depicted as pro-Catholicism....   [tags: social justice, political ideology]

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The Origins of Fascism

- The origins of Fascism as a political ideology and party are often attributed to Benito Mussolini who pioneered the concept in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (Kallis, 2000). The Fascist ideology viewed the nation as an all-embracing entity; outside of the state no one person is inherently valuable (Kallis, 2000). Fascism utilises the totalitarian style of governing and is therefore opposed to the socialist doctrine which advocates a cooperative society (Kallis, 2000). There are several definitions of the word Fascism and it is defined by The Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary (2013) as "a political philosophy, movement, or regime that exalts nation and often race above the individual...   [tags: Political Ideology, Benito Mussolinii]

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The Cure For Partisanship

- Partisanship is the political ideology that divides the people of the United States into two parties, Democrats and Republicans, and it has plagued our government for long enough. Partisanship has plagued our nation because this idea, that appeared to be good at the start, has caused great turmoil in the government and has made compromises so difficult to come by. It has turned politics into a competition and both sides are more focused on beating each other rather than do what is best for the country and compromise....   [tags: political ideology, democrats, republicans]

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Political Gridlock And Dysfunction : A Central Aspect Of Studying Congress

- ... This is the dysfunctional aspect of gridlock. Studying the reasons behind dysfunction, the implications of this dysfunction, and how it impacts the rest of the nation politically and socially has become one of the best ways to study Congress because it has defined Congress for years. Many of these theories, like Congress itself, disagree with each other and look at different sides of the same coin in many instances. By looking at these theories and what they say it will help everyone better understand how Gridlock has shaped the politics of the nation, and just the nation itself....   [tags: Politics, Political party, Elections, Ideology]

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Role of Ideology in Mass Political Movements of the 20th Century

- An ideology is a cluster of ideas, about life, society, or government, which originates in most cases as consciously advocated or dogmatically asserted social, political, or religious slogans or battle crises and which through continuous usage and preachment gradually become the characteristic belief or dogmas of a particular group, party or nationality. The term ideology was apparently coined only about a century and a half ago. The main issues that divide nations and people are basically ideological in nature and that; conflicting ideologies are a major cause of war....   [tags: ideologies, imperialism, capitalism]

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Structuralist and Intentionalist approaches to Nazi Germany

- Historians are often divided into categories in regard to dealing with Nazi Germany foreign policy and its relation to Hitler: 'intentionalist', and 'structuralist'. The intentionalist interpretation focuses on Hitler's own steerage of Nazi foreign policy in accordance with a clear, concise 'programme' planned long in advance. The 'structuralist' approach puts forth the idea that Hitler seized opportunities as they came, radicalizing the foreign policies of the Nazi regime in response. Structuralists reject the idea of a specific Hitlerian ideological 'programme', and instead argue for an emphasis on expansion no clear aims or objectives, and radicalized with the dynamism of the Nazi movem...   [tags: Political Ideology, Adolf Hitler]

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Religion as a Major Organizing Ideology to the Social and Political Reality of the Nineteenth-Century

- Religious scholar, Stephen Prothero, sees religion as a major organizing ideology to the social and political reality of the nineteenth-century. For Prothero, there is a close and intimate ideological relation between theological beliefs and a culture; therefore, they are not separable from characterizing the religious mood of the nineteenth-century. Prothero argues that many Americans were, “inspired by [the] republican rhetoric of liberty and equality, and by a popular revolt against deference and hierarchy” (47)....   [tags: Religion]

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Critique on Peter Drucker's The New Realities

- Critique on Peter Drucker's The New Realities In the past 150 years, America and the world has experienced a paradigm shift in the study of Public Administration, political realities, the government political processes, economy-ecology and the drastic transformation of our knowledge society. The New Realities book is Dr Drucker field guide to the large-scale paradoxes of our time. Dr Drucker hypothesis are a penetrating examination of the central issues, trends, and developments of the coming decades and the problems and opportunities they present to America and the world....   [tags: Peter Drucker Paradoxes Political Ideology Essays]

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China and United States

- Political science theory is composed of several ideological sections. One of the more commonly understood ideologies in political science theory is liberal institutionalism. Liberal institutionalism is a branch under political science theory and is created by people generally known as “liberals.” Liberals see a global society that functions alongside states and sets an important part of the context for state action.2 In the context of the rapid growth of China, Liberals and more specifically Neoliberals see the present circumstance as an instance in which China can grow to join the United States in a peaceful hegemonic fusion....   [tags: political science, ideology, neoliberal, liberals]

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Defining Politics

- The word politics comes from the Greek, meaning the affairs of the city-state (polis). Even though we have changed our predominant form of governing and our way of life from the times of Socrates and Plato, politics remains a vital part of how we interact with the world around us. Keeping that in mind, defining politics has always been a hard task and with the evolution of political forms, ideologies and an ever-expanding definition of the word global most would argue that a universal definition of politics is impossible....   [tags: political science, philosophy, ideology]

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The Harper Government’s Abuse of Ideology

- Our Canadian federal political system is predicated on the existence of a variety of parties which operate under their respective ideologies. There are the Conservatives, the Liberals, the NDP, the Greens, the Marxists and a number of smaller parties. Arguably, this multi-party system is helpful to voters in determining for whom to cast their ballots. Our system allows us to vote for the group that most aligns with the ideology that we have developed as a result of our values and beliefs. Oxford Dictionaries defines ideology as a “system of ideas and ideals, especially one which forms the basis of economic and political theory and policy.” Ideology forms a foundation for understanding the w...   [tags: Canadian federal political system]

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The Issues of Abortion and Gay Marriage

- The Issues of Abortion and Gay Marriage The issues of abortion and gay marriage rights were issues that were fought over constantly by Liberals and Conservatives in the last elections. Both parties had different ways of looking at these problems, hence they both had different ideas as to how we could solve these problems. The Conservatives tended to take a more traditional stance, whereas the Liberals were set on pursuing the problem with new age solutions. The issue of gay marriage is a rather new controversy that has only become disputed in the last decade....   [tags: Abortion Political Gay Rights Ideology Essays]

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Religion, Politics and Gender Ideology

- When someone mentions “witch hunts”, we tend to think about the witchcraft trials that took place during the 14th-16th centuries in Europe or even the Salem Witch trials that accorded during the beginnings of America. Fueled by mass hysteria and fear, the results of these trials ended in burnings or lynching of those believed to be associated with witchcraft. At the heart of these trials we find the influence of society (i.e., widespread fear) and politics which in this case involved the legal courts....   [tags: Gender Ideology]

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American Political Parties

- American Political parties serve some important functions of a Democratic system. Some responsibilities include the nomination of candidates, governing, informing and activating support, and acting as a watchdog. Primarily, a party will organize and attempt to get their candidate elected to affect the overall governance of the Executive and Legislative branches. Parties regularly engage the media outlets to raise awareness either for or against pieces of proposed legislation. Additionally Political Parties will act as a watchdog, ensuring the honesty and legitimacy of the opposing party....   [tags: ideology, elections, government]

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The Juche Ideology of North Korea

- Ideology can be looked at different perspectives of the way people think about it. Some people think that ideology is bad, while some people think it is good. Ideology takes a very harmful way in Christianity; Pope Francis explains to Christians that ideology drives away the church and the people. In his perspective of mind, ideology is a “serious illness.”(Dolan) In some other places such as North Korea, ideology is a “dangerous belief system.” North Koreans Ideology is most commonly referred as “Juche,” this ideology is harmful to people because most people would like to praise people who do good things, but in North Korea people have to pray to a dictator who is capable of killing, tortur...   [tags: Juche Ideology, North Korea]

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Political Zionism and Theodor Herzl Influence

- Zionism is a political organization that dated back in the Jewish and Judaism history; however, after 1897, Theodor Herzl is said to have redefined it the political Zionism, hence he is referred by historians as the father of political Zionism. From 1870 to 1897, the Hovevei Zion are said to have created the original 20 Jewish settlement in Palestine. Prior to the incident of the Holocaust, political Zionism main objective was to create a Jewish National Home along with a cultural center within Palestine, this was to assist in Jewish Migration; however, following the Holocaust, it changed its goals into formation of a Jewish State, with this objective being realized through the formation of...   [tags: jews national home, zionism ideology, israel]

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The State Of Nature And The Ideology Arguments

- When thinking about the government, people frequently find themselves asking why the government is needed. However, before we can answer that question, we must think about what it would be like to not have a government. The government helps establish the rules and laws for society. Without this, there would be disorder and there would be absolute chaos. The measure of safety in our daily lives would be thrown out of the window and people would do things without thinking twice about them. Humans want power, to lead or to take responsibility as nature or they want to follow someone they believe is an authority figure....   [tags: Government, Political philosophy, Thomas Hobbes]

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The Ideology Behind Forward By Niccolo Machiavelli

- ... This dynamic makes for a subtle, yet complex game that is played over the rift separating rulers from the ruled. For instance, the public overwhelmingly expect a prince with high moral standards who fulfills the role of a ruler and leader efficiently and effectively. Unfortunately, history tells the same tale again and again of rulers incapable of committing immoral actions during crises, who end up relentlessly holding onto their morals straight into the utter ruin of their state. Because a distinction between politics and morality is intolerable to the political community population, a prince is required to adhere to conventional morality ideals for the sake of public relations, and to...   [tags: Political philosophy, Politics, Morality]

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The Life and Death of Pan-Arabism Ideology

- “To say pan-Arabism is ‘dead’ would be inaccurate- because it was never ‘alive,’ in any meaningful sense, in the first place.” Assess viewpoints for and against this argument, with special reference to at least one appropriate country. “One Arab nation from Gulf to the Ocean,” gives meaning to the term “Pan-Arabism” in the Middle East. A notion where Arab nations transcend their state boundaries to form political mergers with other states and achieve an ‘Arab unity.’ The existence of Arab states had been tumultuous throughout the decline of the Muslim order, the end of the Ottoman Empire, the Palestinian defeat, Six Day War and Arab-Israeli war in 1973....   [tags: Arabism Ideology ]

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The Theory Of Ideology And Ideology

- When the word “ideology” is heard, a variety of different people will have a variety of different responses. There are two common, but contrasting reactions to this word when it is brought up in conversation or in published works. The first meaning commonly ascribed to ideology is one often used in a pejorative manner and it describes a set of beliefs and methods of thought that are depicted as being “distorted, contrary to reality, and subject to “false consciousness.”” This definition is one that is often used by the media in an attempt to antagonize a certain ideological system....   [tags: Marxism, Karl Marx, Communism, Friedrich Engels]

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Political Parties

- A recent analysis of the Jacobin ethos of the Tea Party describes them as "a group of angry Americans who want to be freer still free from government agencies that protect their health, wealth and well-being. They have trouble-free and policies too complex for them to realize, free experts who think they know more than they do, free of politicians who do not talk like them. Political party is a public association established for the participation of citizens in the political life of the community through the formation and expression of their political will to participate in social and political action in elections and referenda, as well as to represent the interests of citizens in government...   [tags: tea party, politics, ideology, republicans]

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The Nature of Sacrifice in the History and Ideology of Gush Emunim

- The Nature of Sacrifice In The History And Ideology Of The Gush Emunim There can be no argument that by living in small settlements in the hostile and explosive West Bank and Gaza Strip, Gush Emunim settlers are making some sort of sacrifice. Surrounded no doubt by hostile Palestinians who feel that the Israelis are occupying their home, religious settlers face the potential for violence and death on a daily basis. In what is becoming a more perilous state of affairs in Israel with each suicide bombing, shooting spree, or IDF incursion into the Palestinian territories and refugee camps, perhaps no one on the Israeli side faces as constant a risk of danger than the Gush Emunim....   [tags: Israel Middle East Political Essays]

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The Study of Political Science

- Political science includes a wide range of topics that attempts to describe and explain the political process, politics, and the relationship among governments. As American citizens we should all be informed and be educated about all these above topics. We as citizens cannot be unconscious of our government as the government can make or break our lives. The general areas of study in political science include American government and politics, political theory, public administration, public law, comparative politics and international relations....   [tags: Political science,]

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Political Parties of Texas

- As individuals, we turn towards political parties to identify with a group that has the most in common with our own values and principals. Each political party’s agenda focuses on the primary interests affiliated with that party and is motivated to enact its beliefs and interests through legislation by electing officials into government. Texas is a large state with four political parties: Republican, Democratic, Green Party, and Libertarian. Each political party has a basic fundamental ideology and platform on current issues....   [tags: Political Science]

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Globalization and Political Policy

- Globalization, both as an ideology and process, has become the dominant political, economical and cultural force in the 21st century (Steger, 2002, 6). Increasingly there is a trend of policy areas that were once reserved for the state, shifting towards either being made or greatly influenced by international factors. The purpose of this paper is to examine the question: does globalization affect all policy areas equally. The view of the paper is that not all policy areas are equally influenced by globalization....   [tags: Political Policy]

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Political Parties in the United States

- There two major political contemporary parties of the United States of America consist of the Republican and the Democratic Party. Each party has its own political ideology. The salience of political ideology between the Democratic - Republican Party are vital to understand the core principles of each party and the variations between them. The main differences between them is how each political party feels about the principles and the role of the government should be. The core philosophy on republicans is based on limiting power of government intervention over the state, they feel the federal government shouldn't be involved in state affairs....   [tags: American history, political systems]

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Political Authority And The Law

- 1. In any community, political authority can be looked at either positively or negatively. The folks that look at authority in a positive light, in turn, usually obey the law. This obedience stems from their belief that the group that made the law has the right to, in addition to their own duty to comply. Individuals that look at authority in a negative light are obliged to abide by the law or face the consequences. From this, Miller’s idea of political authority incorporates standard authority and forced compliance....   [tags: Political philosophy, Democracy, Libertarianism]

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The Contributions of Nicolo Machiavelli and John Locke to Political Thought

- The Contributions of Nicolo Machiavelli and John Locke to Political Thought In political thought, there have been many people that have progressed political theory. Nicolo Machiavelli and John Locke are two of those famous individuals. The research here will be focused on them. Each Machiavelli and John Locke support a different political theory. At first, the background and relevant contexts will be discussed. Each person has written something that has influenced modern political thought....   [tags: Political Science, Political Theory]

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Weaknesses And Weaknesses Of The International Political Administration

- What are the aspects, strengths and weaknesses of one theoretical approach to global governance. Global governance deals with world politics or foreign administration therefore compelling the performance of actors (state and non-state) in the international political system’s administration. It is an important field in the study of international relations and been defined differently but ultimately geared towards the sense of international political administration. The World Health Organisation defines Global Governance can be defined as the different ways organisations, institutions, businesses, and governments manage their affairs, further explaining that it refers to the way in which globa...   [tags: International relations, Political philosophy]

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Non-State Political Violence: Occurrence and Justifications

- Political violence is action taken to achieve political goals that may include armed revolution, civil strife, terrorism, war or other such activities that could result in injury, loss of property or loss of life. Political violence often occurs as a result of groups or individuals believing that the current political systems or anti-democratic leadership, often being dictatorial in nature, will not respond to their political ambitions or demands, nor accept their political objectives or recognize their grievances....   [tags: Political Science]

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Popular political Ideologies in the 20th Century: A brief Study of popular 20th Century political trends.

- POLITICAL SCIENCE 101 Popular political Ideologies in the 20th Century A brief Study of popular 20th Century political trends. [Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document. Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document.]   Political ideologies (P.I) have existed since the dawn of human Civilization; they have been fought over, discredited, re-approached, and fought over again....   [tags: Political Science]

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Where My Political Socialization Comes From

- Where My Political Socialization Comes From A lot of things have played a role in my personal political socialization. Political ideology is the places where you have informed your beliefs from. The first example of where I get my personal political socialization is from my family. Second I have influence from my location in the U.S.A. Finally I get influence from Narragansett High School which is the school I currently attend. That is where I received my personal political socialization from. The main place where I have received my political socialization from is from my family....   [tags: Political Science, Personal Narrative]

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Nationalism: The Most Dominate Political Idea in Our Day and Age

- Would it be proper to surmise that nationalism is the most dominate political idea in our day and age. In my humble opinion; yes as evidenced by the ongoing fight and efforts by people to protect their flag, boarders, history and their cultural heritage. Every people who comes together as one body of people unite under one flag. Today there are 195 different nation all across the world (1), and after July 9, 2011 the number will be 196 different nations (1), and all of these different nations have a few common areas that identify them as a nation and is the symbol of the nationalism of those that live within their country....   [tags: Political Science]

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- Ideology has played an important part in British politics for centuries. It played a part in the setting up of the three major parties as we know them today. Ideology is difficult to define as it is such as widely and loosely used term. Andrew Vincent as well as many other authors, Vincent describes ideology as, ‘the term ’ideology’ was a neologism compounded from the Greek terms eidos and logos. It can be defined as a ‘science of ideas’ (Vincent: 2009:p.1). Even from this definition it is difficult to fully understand the term ‘ideology’ as it has such a broad definition....   [tags: British Politics]

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Multiculturalism As An Ideology For Structuring Society

- ... 7). Within this description is an acknowledgement of social issues and cultural distinctions along with certain ideological implications as it celebrates the diversity of cultures and their contributions to the world and society. Multiculturalism as an ideology for structuring society. As an ideology, multiculturalism seeks to reorder society as a social program of change that seeks to establish social equality and justice for those minority groups who are traditionally oppressed. Systems and structures are analyzed in order to make the necessary changes as an endeavor of social engineering and to challenge the “cultural hegemony of the dominant ethnic group” (Turner, 1994, p....   [tags: Sociology, Race, Culture, Multiculturalism]

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Globalization: An Ideology of Western Elitists?

- Globalization, both as an ideology and process, has become the dominant political, economical and cultural force in the 21st century (Steger, 2002, 6). As a social and economic concept, globalization has its roots in neoliberalism which advocates: the primacy of economic growth, free trade to stimulate growth, a free market, individual choice, reduction of government regulation, and global social development based on a western model (Steger, 2002, 9). Although globalization is not a new concept, technological advancements in the last few decades have, for the first time in human history, allowed for real global production, transport and communication....   [tags: Neoliberal Philosophy]

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Political Polarization and its Affect on Human Services Legislation

- We live in a world in which political trends can be very powerful, and yet feel far removed from our own spheres of existence. Policies get passed, politicians move into and out of office, and not much seems to really change. However, within the realm of human services, politics are especially salient and have the ability to impact not only our nation at large, but millions of individual lives as well. In the United States, the political party scene can be simplified into two main camps: the liberals (typically Democrats) and the conservatives (typically Republicans)....   [tags: Liberals, Legislation, Political Trends, Policies]

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Managerial Principles Of Managerial Ideology

- ... What kinds of goals or problems do they deal with. Bureaucracies are structured in line to rational principals which are classed in a hierarchical array and operations that are distinguished by impersonal regulations and procedures. The unsurpassed system facilitates the recruitment of proficient and specialised employees as obligations and authority are delegated to the position regardless of the person. However, the extract of whether workers’ compliance was centred on a mutual agreement or by influential command created unsettled strain between employees or employers’ within the organisation....   [tags: Management, Organizational studies, Bureaucracy]

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Is Party Competition Still Driven by Ideology?

- Is party competition still driven by ideology. A variety of ideologies and parties nowadays is an inevitable and essential feature of the democracy. Every party by its nature tends to gain the official state legislature position, and essentially every party differs from other ones in its ideological core. The modern political system, parties, believes and attempts are different form those 50 years ago, and it is the normal sequent political world development. It is claimed that the modern party competition is not driven by ideology anymore....   [tags: democracy, economics, culture]

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Is Immigration A Hot Political Issue Facing Policymakers And Public Administrators?

- ... Over the years, many solutions have been suggested form increasing border security, instilling the fence to granting amnesty; but so far not one has resolved the problem of illegal immigration. Such methods have only slow down the problems and not fixing it. If the states are directly involved in the comprehensive reform process sense they are directly imparted, the problem of illegal immigration would be solved. Tichenor’s (1994) research study examined the political ideology and conflicting policies over immigration reform....   [tags: Barack Obama, United States, Political science]

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The Political Order For Russia

- The country I choose to be an advisor for is Russia. As the new advisor I recommend for Russia to participate in the current liberal political order and not seek to displace the U.S as leader of that order. The evidence I will use will outline the costs and benefits of the action I propose and with supporting facts and arguments will be seen as more beneficial for the country. I will go a little into the background of the Russian regime and its history, discuss its dilemmas and problems then show some of the reasons why Russia might want to create its own political order....   [tags: Political philosophy, Democracy, Russia]

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The Political Psychology of Al-Qaeda

- The purpose of this paper is to understand the role of Al-Qaeda , which is known to be a terrorist group , in politics through analysing the composition and the structure of the group , the psychology of Osama Bin Laden, the leader , and through analysing the psychology of its members. It is crucial to note that groups have a very important role in politics that can not be neglected , and that groups with a large number of members , like Al-Qaeda , have big role not only in politics but also in decision making (Cottam , Uhler , Mastors and Preston , 2010 , p.65)....   [tags: Enemis of Allah, Political Extremists]

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Are political Islam and Democracy Compatible?

- “Are political Islam and democracy compatible?” This question has been troubling both Muslims and non-Muslims living in East and West for a long time now. Contemporary Islamic political thought has become deeply influenced by attempts at reconciling Islam and democracy. Muslim thinkers who deal with political debates cannot disregard the significance of the democratic system, as it is the prevailing theme of modern western political thought. Hence, it is necessary for any alternative political system, whether it is religious or secular, to explore its position with regards to democratic government....   [tags: sunni, politcal debates, government]

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The Political Division of the United States

- There is much debate in the United States whether or not there is polarization between our two dominate political parties. Presidential election results have shown that there is a division between the states; a battle between the Democratic blue states and the Republican red states. And what is striking is that the “colors” of these states do not change. Red stays red, and blue stays blue. Chapter 11 of Fault Lines gives differing views of polarization. James Wilson, a political science professor at Pepperdine University in California, suggests that polarization is indeed relevant in modern society and that it will eventually cause the downfall of America....   [tags: polarization between dominant political parties]

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Ideology and Reality in the Movie, The Matrix

- Ideology and Reality in the Movie, The Matrix The matrix, as presented in the eponymous film, operates as an Althusserian Ideological State Apparatus (ISA). The Matrix1 presents a world in which "the state [as] a 'machine' of repression" is made literal where robots rule the land (Althusser 68). It is true that they rule by force (sentinels and agents) and these constitute the Repressive State Apparatus, but their primary force of subjugation is the matrix, their ISA. The film traces the path of one man, Neo, in his painful progress from the ideology of the matrix to the "real world," or the ideology of the "real."2 The matrix, unlike the ideology of the "real," is explicitly defined a...   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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The Role of Ideology in the Revolutions of 1848

- The Role of Ideology in the Revolutions of 1848 Year 1848 is described as “mad year” – mad with fight for freedom. Already its first months, in almost all parts of Europe, brought explosion of aims and aspirations, which were accumulated during the after-congress period. Revolutionary movements spread throughout the whole Europe, apart from Russia, where the system of serfdom did not allow any revolts, and Great Britain, where the reforms were carried out in non-revolutionary channels....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing the Ideology of Lenin and Stalin

- Compare and contrast the ideologies and the political and economic practice of Lenin and Stalin. Every state is based upon and driven by some ideology. Imperial Russia was based upon autocratic absolutism for over 400 years. Following the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917, a new era dawned upon Russia. For the next 36 years she would be in the hands of two men that would attempt to apply a new, vastly different creed in ruling and transforming this country. Vladimir Ilich Lenin, as the leader of the Bolshevik party, ruled Russia from October 1917 till his death in January 1924....   [tags: Lenin vs Stalin Essays]

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Understanding the Term American Ideology

- Understanding the Term American Ideology Ideology is a set of core beliefs, formulate answers to political questions and problems, the freedom to be whatever you want to be. In a broad sense American Ideology is considered be the freedom to be whatever you want to be, to be different, to have diversity in the greatest sense, to be free from political and religious persecution. In this essay I will look in depth into the fundamental aspects exist in the American Ideology. I will then look at aspects across US History to determine how, if at all, the Ideology has changed, focusing primarily on Black Civil Rights from the Post Civil War era to the Civil Rights period...   [tags: Papers]

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A Comparative Analysis of Political Communication in Turkey

- A Comparative Analysis of Political Communication in Turkey Case In Turkey case of this paper, I will try to analyse Turkish media system with the theoretical framework which is developed by Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini in the article of Comparing Media Systems, Three Models of Media and Politics. I will make an attempt in order to investigate the basic characteristics of the media systems in Turkey, moreover I will bring the relationship between the state and the media through four dimensions, which are developments of the mass press, political parallelism, journalistic professionalism and the role of the state, developed by Hallin and Mancini’s work (Hallin and Mancini, 2005: pp....   [tags: political parallelism, turkey, media]

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Ideology of Fundamentalist Islam Explained

- Introduction: This essay concerns itself with exploring the Islamic and political orientation of Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966), an Egyptian civil servant turned political and religious activist, inspired by fundamentalist Islam. To gain an understanding of what influenced and formulated Qutb’s ideas it has been necessary to provide some background information relating the history of modern day Egypt and the emergence of reformist and fundamentalist Islam, from the 19th century until Qutb’s time. The essay also seeks to give some biographical information in order to provide a fuller picture of Qutb the man....   [tags: Muslim Religion, Sayyid Qutb]

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Naturalization of Ideology

- Introduction CDA adopts an interdisciplinary approach, different methodologies, and varying perspectives for the analysis of data which is predominantly obtained from social topics such as “racism, identity, social change” (Wodak: 2006). Power relationships between the dominant and the dominated social class are the foci of CDA, and considers language use or discourse as a defining characteristic in understanding varied social patterns that emerge as a result of the discursive practices, naturalization of ideology, and orders of discourse....   [tags: Social Change, Power Relationships]

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Daniel Elazar, Bogus or Brilliant: A Study of Political Culture Across the American States

- Daniel Elazar, Bogus or Brilliant: A Study of Political Culture Across the American States American states each have individual political cultures which are important to our understanding of their political environments, behavior, and responses to particular issues. While voters probably do not consciously think about political culture and conform to that culture on election day, they seem to form cohesive clusters in different areas of the state, creating similar group political ideologies. Because of these similarities, it is possible to measure the dominant political culture within states or areas of a state, gaining insight into the mind-set of state residents....   [tags: Politics Political Science Essays]

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Nazi Ideology

- Nazi Ideology Nazism was never a coherent or uniform ideology » (Griffin). Judjment on the true nature of Nazi ideology is always diffuclt to make and easy to change, for this reason one can not affirm one of the above statements to be true, nor can one say that one of them is wrong, they are both right in one sense, wrong in another, all depending from which angle one looks at them. Nazi ideology was born out of the need to attract the widest range of people from the widest range of backrounds thus creating a diverse and contradicting ideology as the 25 points prove....   [tags: Papers]

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The need for social belonging

- For several years lay observations have caused a postulate of theory which is; within the time it takes for a high school senior to advance to a distinction of sophomore at University level, a phenomenon of sudden change by these young adults to a contradictory belief system has occurred. Having close association to young adults; both relational and by acquaintance, certain aspects of personality, specifically; the need for social belonging, raised the thought that it was this rather than true contemplation of ideas and beliefs, that had influence over the rapid contrast in ideological belief....   [tags: Ideology, Socialization]

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The Rebellion Of The Socialist And Marxist Ideology

- Revolution is a topic at the heart of the Socialist and Marxist Ideology. The processes that bring about the insurrection vary, but for Marx and Engels, the only viable coup d’état is a violent one, that will enable a transition to the best society and human life. In Marxism, revolution is inevitable because of precedents set by developmental historicism and then inequality rampant in society. These negative and traditional attributes give rise to class-consciousness in a manner that promotes the inexorable path of society from capitalism to socialism....   [tags: Marxism, Communism, Socialism, Karl Marx]

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Colonialism As A New Wave Of Ideology

- The time period after colonialism called for Africans to unite and prosper. The events leading to independence created a new wave of ideology. African socialism, African nationalism, irredentism called for new interaction between the Africans and the European powers that governed them. The evolving role of Africans leaders saw them taking back the power that was snatched from them by the Europeans. It seemed that Africa was deemed to experience a bright future. The new ideologies that emerged with the independence of African countries came with the thoughts of educated African elites....   [tags: Africa, African Union]

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Subverting the Sovereign: An Ideology of Reason

- There are few periods in history as consequential as the era of religious Reformation across Europe. The tidal wave of discontent in society reverberated beyond just the church and permeated across the entire political landscape. As put by Muriel McClendon, “… the Reformation made problematic the exercise of traditional authority.” A revolution in thought was brewing, a revolution that would shred all previous notions of centralized authority, in the church, in science and in government. No institution, no authority would be immune from its fallout....   [tags: World History ]

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The Ideology of Mao Zedong

- ... Soon, Mao became an early member of the Communist Party. He believed that only the socialism system, not a capitalist system run under the Kuomintang Party can save China. The Kuomintang Party gradually gained power under the help of the Soviet Union. Unfortunately, its leader Sun Yat-sen died in March 12, 1925. The new leader of Kuomintang Party was succeeded by Chiang Kai-shek. He planed to perish all the Communist members. Then, in the autumn of 1933, Chiang Kai-Shek obtained a skilled military strategist to plot behind the scenes to demolish all members....   [tags: leader, socialist, independence, theory]

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America 's Ideology Of Freedom

- ... However, Reagan remained firm in his convictions and in 1989 the spiritual barrier between East and West Germany began to heal. “This wall will fall. Beliefs become reality." Yes, across Europe, this wall will fall. For it cannot withstand faith; it cannot withstand truth. The wall cannot withstand freedom.” The next speech that has imprinted upon liberty and government is Benjamin Franklin’s “On the Faults of the Constitution.” In 1787, at the Constitutional Convention, Franklin delivered his speech to delegates of the states who were attempting to perfect the constitution....   [tags: John F. Kennedy, Cold War, Abraham Lincoln]

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America 's Ideology Of Freedom

- ... However, Reagan remained firm in his convictions and in 1989 the spiritual barrier between East and West Germany began to heal. “This wall will fall. Beliefs become reality." Yes, across Europe, this wall will fall. For it cannot withstand faith; it cannot withstand truth. The wall cannot withstand freedom.” The next speech that has influenced liberty and government is Benjamin Franklin’s “On the Faults of the Constitution.” In 1787, at the Constitutional Convention, Franklin delivered his speech to delegates of the states who were attempting to perfect the constitution....   [tags: John F. Kennedy, Cold War, Abraham Lincoln]

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Ideology about Human Differences

- In the middle of the 20th century, a new generation of historians began to take another look at the beginnings of the American experience and they spent years exploring the original documents relating to the establishment of colonies in America. Their research reveals that the 19th and 20th century beliefs about races did not exist in the 17th century. Race originated as a folk idea and ideology about human differences; it was a social invention. Historians have documented when, and to a great extent, how race as an ideology came into our culture and our consciousness....   [tags: race, human history, historians]

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The Black Feminist Ideology

- ... Women’s movements organizations are not always built on structure; as we discussed in class many women’s organizations do not have delegated “executive board” members. Members of this organization do not feel like it is necessary to delegate “important” roles to certain people as long as they get the work done. Many of the ideologies about black feminist movement organizations were crafted by their identity and the organizations from the civil rights movement. Social movements and organizations in the later 1960s gave increase to growth in the black feminist consciousness....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Gender role, Sociology]

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The Explanation Of Human Variation Based On The Ideology Of Separate Human Origins

- ... Notably, Hume suggested that the nations living beyond the polar circles and between the tropics are inferior to the rest of the human species and are unable to attain higher intellect. Thereby gesturing towards a global distribution of climate and people to moral and mental attainment (Livingston, 2002). Similarly Enlightenment philosophers like Montesquieu mapped the moral climate and endorsed climatic determinism as he advocated for the distinctive role of climate on influencing human behaviour and cultural forms....   [tags: Charles Darwin, Evolution, Human]

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Five Ideal-Typical Traits or Values as Part of Journalisms’ Ideology

- At November 2013, a student of University of Indonesia, later known by her alias RW, reported an Indonesian famous poet, Sitok Srengenge to police. Sitok was accused of raping and impregnating RW. Sitok is an active poet and curator of Salihara, a cultural and art community owned by Tempo, one of giant media group in Indonesia. Starts from this case, Indonesian news media, especially online news, were in race to expose the story. Those online news media framed this case from different angle and point of view....   [tags: journalism, social media, indonesia]

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Democratic Ideology

- In order for understanding to materialize concerning democratic ideology, one must try to understand the beginnings of the subject, how it came about, who were the players involved. Also, how did those involved use their theory to develop it. Further, one should try to understand the different methods of its use. Finally, one should seek the criticisms in order to better understand the possible shortcomings of it. Democratic Ideology is a very complex multifaceted mythology and if one is to broaden their understanding of it must thoughtfully review each of these areas....   [tags: Age of Enlightenment, Economics, Politics]

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The Political Philosophy of Hazebullah

- The political philosophy of Hezbollah, an Islamic militant group and political party is mainly influenced by the external factors. Hezbullah (Party of God) was established in 1982 in first war of Lebanon. “It arose out of an anti-Israel Shia Muslim rebel movement and was funded by Iran and trained by Iran’s Quds Force. Hezbollah has been based in Southern Lebanon since its creation and is now led by Hasan Nasrullah.” (Alagha, The Shift in Hezbollah's Idealogy, 2006). Hezbollah entered the political arena of Lebanese in 1992 for the purpose of taking control of Lebanon and to make the people and world believe that it was not an organization of terrorists instead it was a legitimate political...   [tags: shia muslim, israel, islamic state]

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