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Unit Two Notes

Unit Two Notes

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Unit Two Notes

Policy Making depends on who is making the policy:
Democratic o somewhat of an ³open´ format. o citizens are informed. o votes are taken. Dictatorial o more of a one-sided process. o an individual or a limited number of people are informed. o ³closed´ voting process. Socialist o a group of individuals deciding for the collective. o few citizens are involved. o pseudo-voting. Monarchial o one policy maker decides all. o may have a ³council´ to aid in this process.

Who¶s Who?
(chart 6.1 on page 104)

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how is the government set up? who does what? how do they get their power? do the other forms of government not listed have a similar set up?

Which System Works the Best?
how does the division of power affect the efficiency of the government? o for states that do not have, they prefer totalitarian or socialist governments. o democracy works because we have so many have-somes.

The Rule of Law
separate court vs. integrated court o which is better? judicial view:

Controlling the Government: most common is election. Canada laws take forever to pass. Bureaucracy: Nigeria o Developing o Tribes fighting o ³who´ rules o large Iran o Ineffective o large o infighting China o small Russia o infighting going down o ³voting´ .4 pg.117) why do they succeed? o trust. India. impeachment coup d¶état o least effective²starting all over again who leads? o depends on the country (table 6. Germany. developing democracies United States. o growth.o strong   o weak   o none  Great Britain laws are passed quickly. o stability.

- Mexico o very corrupt thanks to drug lords - Great Britain o large - United States o ineffective Success of a Nation what contributes to the success of a nation? o trust o growth o stability .

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