Flashcards in Chapter 8 - Advanced Democracies Deck (11):
Connotes some end-stage for which nations will reach. Refers to nations with institutionalize democracy and a high level of economic development and prosperity. Embraces free markets and private property.
Economically developed nations.
Vast body of less-developed countries.
Secular, rational, materialistic, technological, bureaucratic, and concerned more with individual freedom than collective equality.
A term for what evolutionary state of being nations will take on after the current systems.
A postmodern idea. Like the United Nations, cooperate on issues and bound by resolutions.
Sovereignty is shared between member states and the organization. (EU)
Power being spread out to more local level. Brings government closer to the public.
Bulk of profits are made in postindustrial nations, and most people are employed in the service sector.