• Foreign Policy Countries Country People
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    Why Things Are Comparative politics is an important aspect of political science in that instead of studying how this country functions, it studies why other countries around the world are the way they are. There must be some medium for finding the differences and similarities between one county and another in order discover what can effect such aspects as economic strength, military strength, and the structure of the regime in power. One reason to compare countries is to help ourselves by allowi...
  • Russia Civil Society
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    Comparative Politics Gerard Chretien RUSSIA: POLITICAL STRUCTURE: Summary: Why the democratic structure in Russia is proving to be unsuccessful. INTRODUCTION: The Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, disintegrating into thirteen different states. Ever since the political structure of Russia has been viable and lacks stability. Many reasons can be cited for this instability out of which the bearish economy and a shaky democratic system are the main causes. ANALYSIS: The reforms taken after Russia's di...
  • Women In Southeast Asia
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    An Indonesian activist writing in 1996 claimed the male-dominated regimes and masculine political cultures encouraged by these men created a politics that is competitive, heavily dependent on military force and infused with aggressive macho political habits. Feminine political culture, in contrast, reflects the legitimacy of the people. It is a political culture of calm, radiating, listening tolerance. He goes on to ponder why Cory, Suu Kyi and Megawati, managed to become important opposition le...
  • Texas Political Culture And Impact Of The Frontier Experience
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    Texas Political Culture and the Impact of the Frontier Experience Throughout Texas history, politics has been influenced by political culture. Political culture is defined as attitudes, habits, and general behavior patterns regarding government. A states political culture is influenced by all political decisions. Texans attitudes toward government have evolved from many generations to get to where we are today. Texans have always been very individualistic and conservative in their political view...
  • East Timor Political Demonstrations Citizens
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    The political socialization of individuals influences their political culture, which in turn affect their political behavior. Political participation is one aspect of political behavior that is of great importance to politicians because of its potential impact on overall voter turnout, societal satisfaction and ultimately the win or loss of an election. For centuries, citizens of democratic societies have participated in the political affairs of their country. This participation has in more rece...
  • Political Ideology And Culture
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    Political ideologies and cultures are some of the most important aspects of our nation. They shape the way our nation thinks and, accordingly, acts. Political Ideology is dynamic and political culture is static. This will seem quite apparent when the definitions and related examples are explained in postdating paragraphs. The ideologies of a Liberal or Conservative mindset will be clarified, as well as defined, below. Political ideology is a certain set of ideals or principles dealing with a nat...