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Flashcards in Politics as public affairs Deck (5)
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"Zoon politikon"

Man is by nature a political animal

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Politics is an ethical...

activity concerned with creating a "just society"

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State vs civil society:

State institutions are: Public, Financed by taxes, Responsible for the collective organisation of community life
Civil society: Originally a 'political community', Comprises institutions that are private

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Public realm: (an alternative definition of public vs private)

Public realm: politics, commerce, work, art, culture etc.

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Personal realm: (an alternative definition of public vs private)

family and domestic life