Politcal Traditions

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  • Created on: 10-04-15 12:48
Individualism
A belief in the primary of the rights and interests of the individual over any group, society or state
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Freedom
The ability to think or act as one wishes
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Rationalism
The belief that knowledge flows from reason and logic rather than from tradition, custom and faith
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Equality
Humans are of equal worth, should be treated the same way and should receive fair and equitable rewards
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Liberal Democracy
A form of representative government based on free, fair and competitive elections, pluralism, constitutionalism, the rule of law, civil liberties and a free or mixed market economy
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Constitutionalism
The belief that government should operate within a constitution - a set of rules which set clear and enforceable limits to its powers
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consent
The agreement of the people to be governed, granting legitimate authority to the governors
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The ability to think or act as one wishes

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Freedom

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The belief that knowledge flows from reason and logic rather than from tradition, custom and faith

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Humans are of equal worth, should be treated the same way and should receive fair and equitable rewards

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A form of representative government based on free, fair and competitive elections, pluralism, constitutionalism, the rule of law, civil liberties and a free or mixed market economy

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