UW-Madison POLISCI 106 - The State and Democracy - Part 1 (4 pages)

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The State and Democracy - Part 1


Lecture number:
1
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Course:
Polisci 106 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Edition:
1

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POLI SCI 106 1nd Edition Lecture 1 Outline of Last Lecture I Syllabus Outline of Current Lecture The State and Democracy I II Comparative Politics III Key Concepts IV The State V Definition The State VI Polity Politics and Policy VII Requisite Functions of the State VIII State Society Relations IX Normative Views of the State X State Today XI The Inevitable State Current Lecture The State and Democracy I Comparative Politics Politics within countries except U S 1 Institutions how they work influence policy 2 Public policy actions of government interactions of government and people Study 3 Elite behavior 4 Mass behavior regular people 5 Attitudes and their effects Key Concepts state institutions power the market ideology political parties interest groups very broad field conceptual basis 1 Scientific method set of rules and methods to study reality logically and systematically 2 Comparison learning by comparing 2 or more cases The State These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute state territorially bound sovereign entity sovereignty complete authority ultimate source of law territorial integrity right to resist any regression invasion or intervention despite challenges sovereignty and territorially defined states primary units in international relations Definition The State legal a territorially bound sovereign entity structural and functional government has supreme power to make laws and legal right to use force to enforce laws coercion Max Weber Polity Politics and Policy polity political structures arenas for political activity governmental systems political institutions parties interest groups international organizations politics political processes especially decision making and implementation electoral campaigns executive politics law creation referenda government coalition negotiations policy political outcomes outcomes of the politics that take place



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