Political Traditions

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Tradition
An institution or practise which has existed for a long period of time and therefore embodies stability and continuity
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Organic Society
Society is like a living organism with unequal and interdependent parts
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Hierarchy
Static, structured inequality where an individual's position is not determined by ability or effort
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Authority
Rightful, legitimate power
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Property
The ownership of wealth or material goods, whether by individuals, groups or the state
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Libertarianism
Advocacy of strong, centralised control from above, coercive if necessary
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Neo-liberalism
A contemporary version of classical liberal theory which favours a free-market capitalist economy and minimal state intervention
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Neo-conservatism
A contemporary version of authoritarian social conservatism, which advocates strict law and order, exclusive nationalism and traditional family values
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Society is like a living organism with unequal and interdependent parts

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Organic Society

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Static, structured inequality where an individual's position is not determined by ability or effort

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Rightful, legitimate power

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The ownership of wealth or material goods, whether by individuals, groups or the state

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