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Citizenship
Refers to the idea that members off a political community have certain rights with respect to political institutions.
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Active citizenship
Developed by Labour in the 90s. Expresses the idea that is is a duty of all citizens to be politically active, not just a right.
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Big Society
Philosophy developed by David Cameron. Suggests that many of the functions of the state and be replaced by local activism.
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Liberal Democracy
Certain freedoms are preserved and protected from government.
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Representative Democracy
Citizens elect representatives to discuss, debate and decide on how best to govern.
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Direct Democracy
A system of democracy or circumstances where key political decisions are made by the people.
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Seeking government office. Leadership. Candidates. Policies. Organisation. Public support.
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Adversarial Politics
Where a governing party is faced with a contrasting policy program.
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Consensus Politics
Where a parties are in broad agreement on policies.
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Economic Patriotism
Belief that the economic interests of a nation are paramount
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Social Conservatism
Belief in traditional moral values and an authoritarian approach
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Monoculturalism
Belief that all members of society should adopt the same cultures and values
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Collectivism
People working together
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Clause 4
'common ownership of the means of production' usually via nationalisation
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Social Justice
Balance to ensure people 'get what they deserve' in terms of rewards.
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Developed by Labour in the 90s. Expresses the idea that is is a duty of all citizens to be politically active, not just a right.

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Active citizenship

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Philosophy developed by David Cameron. Suggests that many of the functions of the state and be replaced by local activism.

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Certain freedoms are preserved and protected from government.

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Citizens elect representatives to discuss, debate and decide on how best to govern.

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