Politics Second Half

Question 1 of 38

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How does Gilley define legitimacy? (pick 4)

Select one or more of the following:

  • The voluntary submission to power systems in whose validity the subject behaves

  • Might and right

  • Elusive as important

  • Requires popularity, consent, and democracy

  • Type of political support grounded in common good of shared moral evaluation

  • Concerns the right to rule

  • Involves the effective exercise of political power

Question 2 of 38

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What are the four legitimacy mandates?

Select one of the following:

  • Consociationalism/consensus model, Majority mandate model, Median mandate model, and Working mandate model

  • Consociationalism/consensus model, Median mandate model, Working mandate model, and Mixed mandate model

  • Working mandate model, Mixed mandate model, Plurality mandate model, and Proportional mandate model

  • Majority mandate model, Mixed mandate model, Plurality mandate model, and Proportional mandate model

Question 3 of 38

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What are the six essential components of free and fair elections in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Transparent elections

  • Encouragement of full citizen participation

  • Parties that operate freely

  • Independent media

  • The possibility of defeating the incumbent

  • Impartial and independent judicial system

  • Proportional representation

Question 4 of 38

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Social capital refers to social organisation (networks, norms, social trust) which facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 38

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How does identity politics fit into the culture and rational choice theory?

Select one of the following:

  • The belief about the world and the belief about a desire produces action.

  • Desire and beliefs produce action.

  • People will choose the most rational choice, regardless if it goes against their political interests.

  • Desire is a constant product of nature.

Question 6 of 38

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What are the criticisms of identity politics? (pick 5)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Essentialism

  • Overly sensitive

  • Creates disunity

  • Diverts attention from core locations of oppression

  • Petty version of nationalism

  • Doesn't achieve goals quick enough

  • Eliminates false consciousness

  • Demands restitution for historial wrongs

Question 7 of 38

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What are the purposes of political parties?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Political recruitment

  • Interest representation

  • Polarising society

  • Maintaining consistency

  • Allowing more political choice

Question 8 of 38

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What are the two types of welfare states?

Select one of the following:

  • Residual welfare state and Institutional welfare state

  • Residual welfare state and Liberal welfare state

  • Institutional welfare state and Social Democratic welfare state

  • Liberal welfare state and Social Democratic welfare state

  • State Provisions welfare state and Private Provisions welfare state

Question 9 of 38

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What are the three types of civic culture discussed in the lectures?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Parochial culture

  • Subject culture

  • Participant culture

  • Parent culture

  • Political culture

Question 10 of 38

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Which 'Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism' is stigma attached to?

Select one of the following:

  • Liberal

  • Conservative

  • Social Democractic

Question 11 of 38

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What does the Esping-Andersen model look at?

Select one of the following:

  • De-commodification, stratification, and the three types of welfare states

  • The economy, electoral system, and social expediture

  • Social democracies, proportional representation, and commodification

  • Commodification, capitalism, and conservatives

  • Commodification, social order, and the three types of welfare states

Question 12 of 38

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What is welfare? (pick all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Support for the unemployed, elderly, ill, disabled, parents, and veterans.

  • State provisions

  • Private provisions

  • Different meanings in different national contexts

  • Neo-liberal policy

Question 13 of 38

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What is the civil law code?

Select one of the following:

  • Laws concerning private property rights and family law

  • Set of laws governing marriage, divorce, inheritance, and children

  • Country's political system's way of shaping, promoting, checking and absorbing challenges from civil society

  • Establishes the organs of government, basic powers, and limits governmental procedures

Question 14 of 38

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What is Duverger's law?

Select one of the following:

  • Plurality rule elections structured within single member districts tend to favour a two-party system

  • People will naturally try to attempt to free-ride the system, benefiting from other peoples' efforts without contributing to collective mobilisation

  • Politicians are self interested and will act corrupt in a system without checks and balances

  • Countries experiencing economic growth and cultural change will become more democratic

Question 15 of 38

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What is the European Council responsible for?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Making crucial decisions

  • Defines the direction the EU takes

  • Controls foreign policy and security polcies

  • Convincing smaller states of their pre-decided decisions

  • Deals with the budget and expenditures

  • Represents the populations of member states

Question 16 of 38

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What are the responsibilities of the European Commission?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Manages the budget and expenditures

  • Political supervision

  • Legislation

  • Controls foreign and security policies

  • Promoting national interest

Question 17 of 38

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What characterises thin legitimacy?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Normative legitimacy

  • Based on input, common values, norms, and ideology

  • Instrumental, rational legitimacy

  • Based on output and performance

Question 18 of 38

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How does social media positively impact political change?

Select one or more of the following:

  • More accessible information available

  • Enhances citizen participation

  • Decline of party membership

  • Rise of 'anti-social' media

  • Participation in politics from home

Question 19 of 38

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What are the three sources of legitimacy as described by Weber?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Rational-legal

  • Traditional

  • Charismatic

  • Justifications

  • Consent

Question 20 of 38

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What are the four theoretical approaches to European Integration?

Select one of the following:

  • Supranationalism, Neo-functionalism, Inter-governmentalism, and Multilevel governance

  • Neo-liberalism, Multilevel governance, Federalism, and Supranationalism

  • Unitarism, Neo-liberalism, Functionalism, and Inter-governmentalism

  • Neo-functionalism, Federalism, Inter-governmentalism, and Neo-liberalism

Question 21 of 38

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Putnam's thesis is that...

Select one of the following:

  • The reduction of civic engagement and growing distrust is a result of the decline in social capital and social interactions

  • Low economic growth means capital returns on capital will outstrip other returns

  • Women are more likely to vote more conservative than men, due to religiosity, different labour force participation, and social roles

  • As societies become more democratic and liberal, more women are more likely to vote liberal than men

Question 22 of 38

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How does mixed member majoritarian (MMM) differ from Mixed Member Proportional (MMP)?

Select one of the following:

  • In MMP, seats are first filled by electorate winners and then the list, while in MMM, district and list seats are separate

  • In MMP, district and list seats are distributed proportionally, while in MMM, they are distributed equally and together

  • MMM can result in zombie politicians, while MMP prevents this

  • In MMP, parties are given a number of seats based on the proportion of votes, while in MMM, they are single seat districts

Question 23 of 38

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What characterises the modern approach to party formation?

Select one of the following:

  • No party membership, single issue and third parties

  • Formed within legislative, top-down

  • Formed outside of legislative, support from civil societies

  • Formed within legislative from support from civil societies

Question 24 of 38

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Gerrymandering is...

Select one of the following:

  • is the manipulation of district boundaries to capture the votes in favour political appointees

  • when one benefits from other people's efforts without contributing to collective mobilisation

  • when people go to multiple poling stations to try and influence the outcome of the vote

Question 25 of 38

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To what is ultranationalist identity politics a reaction to?

Select one of the following:

  • Conservation as an ideology of loss and unification in the fear of the other

  • Conservation of national economy and fear of Americanisation

  • Fear of rising unemployment and an increased influx of migration

  • Fear of loss of tradition and shift towards neo-liberalist policies

Question 26 of 38

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Commodification and capitalism is a modern phenomenon and a product of political choice.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 27 of 38

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Which is not a criticism of Almond and Verba's take on civic culture discussed on the lecture?

Select one of the following:

  • Marxism without the criticism

  • Democratic involvement is the domain of the white middle class male

  • No such thing 'national culture'

  • More prescriptive than objective

Question 28 of 38

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Legitimacy crisis is...

Select one of the following:

  • The perceived inability of an established democracy to overcome problems of social alienation and economic slowdown

  • Most citizens do not see their government as a legitimate institution

  • The elected party in a non-democratic nation has the consent of the citizens, but is not popular

  • Plurality rule elections tend to favour a two-party system

Question 29 of 38

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Decisions are made by the Council of Ministers by a plurality system

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 30 of 38

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The European Parliament is the only official political supranational institute.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 31 of 38

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What are the five characteristics Jacques Delors describes of European integration?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Ever larger and more diverse

  • Increasing scope of policy making

  • More formal process of treaty revision

  • More complex

  • More/less democratic

  • More condensed

  • More fragmented

Question 32 of 38

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Instrumental legitimacy concerns nationalism, collectivism, history, and ethnicity

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 33 of 38

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Access to free media will leads to democratisation and more freedoms.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 34 of 38

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Which is not a recent concern over European integration discussed in the lecture?

Select one of the following:

  • Legitimacy deficit

  • Question of political autonomy

  • Responsiveness, Transparency, Accountability,

  • Increase of states active in banking

  • Euroscepticism

  • Exiting of member states

  • Homogenisation and loss of language and culture

  • Problem of identity

Question 35 of 38

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Which institutions are part of the institutional triangle council?

Select one or more of the following:

  • European Council

  • European Commission

  • European Parliament

  • Council of Ministers

Question 36 of 38

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What are the arguments against political mobilisation through social media and regime change?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Promotes weak ties and slacktivism

  • There is an absence of strategic leadership

  • Distracts from real activism

  • Undermines the essence of pro-democracy struggle

  • Overcrowds debate and public opinion

  • Too much access to false information

Question 37 of 38

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When a voter ranks candidates based on the order in which they appear on the ballot is called a zombie vote

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 38 of 38

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In order to win a seat in a First Past the Post system, a candidate must get more than half the votes.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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