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Political culture

A patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political and economic life ought to be carried out.

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Civic duty

A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic and political affairs.

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Civic comptence

A belief that one can affect government policies

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Class consciousness

A belief that you ae a member of an economic group whose interests are opposed to people in other such groups.

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Orthodox

A belief that morality and religion ought to be of decisive importance.

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Progressive

A belief that personal freedom and solving social problems are more important than religion.

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Civil society

Voluntary action that makes cooperation easier