Party Policy and Ideas Unit 1 Flashcards

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What is a political party?
An association of people who hold similar political views and who have the goal of implementing those views by becoming government or sharing government.
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What is left wing politics?
Associated with a tendency towards socialism and involve such beliefs as collectivism, equality and social justice.
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What is right wing politics?
Most associated with conservatism and include ideas such as a belief in free markets, nationalism, a strong position for law and order, and support for tradition.
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Example of left wing political philosophy?
Socialism
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Example of a right-wing political philosophy?
Traditional and 'new right' conservatism.
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Define consensus politics?
Refers to a high degree of political agreement between and within parties over a range of political issues.
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Define adversary politics?
Refers to a situation where there is a great degree of policy conflict between and within parties.
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Example of consensus politics?
The agreement that British involvement in afhganistan was justified in 2011.
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Example of adversary politics?
Whether the NHS needs to be reformed.
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define conservatism?
Political tendency which developed in the 19th century. It implies a belief in order and security and opposes socialism. It favours traditionalism and opposes radical change.
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How does conservatism compare with other traditions under Cameron?
Combination of neoliberalism, traditional conservatism and liberalism.
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What is a faction?
A tendency for political parties to split into groups who hold views that are different from the mainstream ideas and policies of the party.
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What are labour based on?
Democratic socialism or social democracy, a milder form of socialism.
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What i neoliberalism?
blends liberal political views with an emphasis on economic growth
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