- Created by: Angel9119
- Created on: 16-02-19 22:41
Government: The means by which a society organises itself and allocates authoirty in order to accomplish collective goals and provide benefits.
Politics: The process of gaining and exercising control within a government for the purpose of setting and achieving goals.
Oligarchy: Only members of a certain political part can participate in gov (rich elites)
Autocracy: Governments controlled by one person
Monarchy: where one ruler holds power
Democracy: Governments run by the people
Direct Democracy: From of gov where people participate directly in decisions
Representative Democracy: where voters elect reps to make decisions on behalf of the people
Totalitarnism: Governments that recognise little or no limits on their authority
Authoritarianism: Governments that recognise some of their limits
Constitutional: Governments recognise and codify broad limits on their authority
Collective Action Principle: a. gov requires collective social action b. as the number and diversity increase so does the problem.
Institution Principle: important to understand things like division of labor and checks on the powers of politicians and institutions.
Supremacy clause: Constitution and laws is the supreme law of the land, one…