Political science

2017-07-27T18:13:54+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Political system, Cultural imperialism, Cordon sanitaire, Behavioralism, Neofunctionalism, Content analysis, Enlightened absolutism, Horseshoe theory, Regionalism (politics), Bureaucracy, Class conflict, Corporatocracy, Cult of personality, Dictatorship, Fascism, Geostrategy, Great power, Legitimacy (political), Meritocracy, Nation state, Socialism, Anarchy, Party platform, World-systems theory, Aristocracy, Glasnost, Potential superpowers, Power (social and political), Totalitarianism, German Question, Ethnosymbolism, Policy analysis, Biopower, History of terrorism flashcards Political science
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  • Political system
    A political system is a system of politics and government.
  • Cultural imperialism
    Cultural imperialism comprises the cultural aspects of imperialism.
  • Cordon sanitaire
    Cordon sanitaire (French pronunciation: ​[kɔʁdɔ̃ sanitɛʁ]) is a French phrase that, literally translated, means "sanitary cordon".
  • Behavioralism
    Behavioralism (or behaviouralism in British English) is an approach in political science, which emerged in the 1930s in the United States.
  • Neofunctionalism
    Neofunctionalism is a theory of regional integration, building on the work of Ernst B.
  • Content analysis
    Content analysis is "a wide and heterogeneous set of manual or computer-assisted techniques for contextualized interpretations of documents produced by communication processes in the strict sense of that phrase (any kind of text, written, iconic, multimedia, etc.) or signification processes (traces and artifacts), having as ultimate goal the production of valid and trustworthy inferences.
  • Enlightened absolutism
    Enlightened absolutism, also known as enlightened despotism and benevolent absolutism, is a form of absolute monarchy or despotism inspired by the Enlightenment.
  • Horseshoe theory
    The horseshoe theory in political science asserts that rather than the far left and the far right being at opposite and opposing ends of a linear political continuum, they in fact closely resemble one another, much like the ends of a horseshoe.
  • Regionalism (politics)
    In politics, regionalism is a political ideology that focuses on the notional or normative interests of a particular region, group of regions or another subnational entity.
  • Bureaucracy
    A bureaucracy (/bjuːˈrɒkrəsi/) is "a body of non-elective government officials" and/or "an administrative policy-making group".
  • Class conflict
    Class conflict, frequently referred to as class warfare or class struggle, is the tension or antagonism which exists in society due to competing socioeconomic interests and desires between people of different classes.
  • Corporatocracy
    Corporatocracy /ˌkɔːrpərəˈtɒkrəsi/, is a recent term used to refer to an economic and political system controlled by corporations or corporate interests.
  • Cult of personality
    A cult of personality arises when an individual uses mass media, propaganda, or other methods to create an idealized, heroic, and at times worshipful image, often through unquestioning flattery and praise.
  • Dictatorship
    Dictatorship is a form of government where a group of countries (or Country) is ruled by one person or political entity, and exercised through various mechanisms to ensure that the entity's power remains strong.
  • Fascism
    Fascism /ˈfæʃɪzəm/ is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism that came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe, influenced by national syndicalism.
  • Geostrategy
    Geostrategy, a subfield of geopolitics, is a type of foreign policy guided principally by geographical factors as they inform, constrain, or affect political and military planning.
  • Great power
    A great power is a sovereign state that is recognized as having the ability and expertise to exert its influence on a global scale.
  • Legitimacy (political)
    In political science, legitimacy is the right and acceptance of an authority, usually a governing law or a régime.
  • Meritocracy
    Meritocracy (merit, from Latin mereō "I earn" and -cracy, from Ancient Greek κράτος kratos "strength, power") is a political philosophy holding that power should be vested in individuals almost exclusively based on ability and talent.
  • Nation state
    A nation state is a type of state that joins the political entity of a state to the cultural entity of a nation, from which it aims to derive its political legitimacy to rule and potentially its status as a sovereign state if one accepts the declarative theory of statehood as opposed to the constitutive theory.
  • Socialism
    Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production; as well as the political ideologies, theories, and movements that aim at their establishment.
  • Anarchy
    Anarchy is the condition of a society, entity, group of people, or a single person that rejects hierarchy.
  • Party platform
    A political party platform or platform is a formal set of principal goals which are supported by a political party or individual candidate, in order to appeal to the general public, for the ultimate purpose of garnering the general public's support and votes about complicated topics or issues.
  • World-systems theory
    World-systems theory (also known as world-systems analysis or the world-systems perspective), a multidisciplinary, macro-scale approach to world history and social change, emphasizes the world-system (and not nation states) as the primary (but not exclusive) unit of social analysis.
  • Aristocracy
    Aristocracy (Greek ἀριστοκρατία aristokratía, from ἄριστος aristos "excellent," and κράτος kratos "power") is a form of government that places power in the hands of a small, privileged ruling class.
  • Glasnost
    In the Russian language the word glasnost (Russian: гла́сность, IPA: [ˈɡlasnəsʲtʲ] ) has several general and specific meanings.
  • Potential superpowers
    This page is a summary of published academics' opinions.
  • Power (social and political)
    In social science and politics, power is the ability to influence or outright control the behavior of people.
  • Totalitarianism
    Totalitarianism is a political system in which the state recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible.
  • German Question
    The German Question was a debate in the 19th century, especially during the Revolutions of 1848, over the best way to achieve the Unification of Germany.
  • Ethnosymbolism
    Ethnosymbolism is a school of thought in the study of nationalism that stresses the importance of symbols, myths, values and traditions in the formation and persistence of the modern nation state.
  • Policy analysis
    Policy analysis is a technique used in public administration to enable civil servants to examine and evaluate the available options to implement the goals of elected officials.
  • Biopower
    Biopower (or biopouvoir in French) is a term coined by French scholar, historian, and social theorist Michel Foucault.
  • History of terrorism
    The history of terrorism is a history of well-known and historically significant individuals, entities, and incidents associated, whether rightly or wrongly, with terrorism.
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