Flashcards in Pols Test 3 Deck (29):
what is a major problem plaguing Brazil?
which country is the world's largest democracy
who was egypts first and thus far only democratically elected leader
the ranked set of societal groups in India, arising out of the hindu religion is known as...
what is the name of the program used to help the poor in brazil by giving them money
which transnational islamist organization gained legitimacy in Egypt by building hospitals and schools, and was ultimately elected into public office after the arab spring
a sens of kinship based on shared language, religion, race, geography, ancestry and/or culture is known as ....
affirmative action policies have been implemented in Brazil to help racial minorities and which other group?
large groups with shared interest often fail to organize. What is this called?
collective action problem
when citizenship and political rights are determined on the basis of ethnicity, it is known as ...
after the impeachment of Dilam Rourseff, which institution of government was seen as the most trustworthy by the Brazilian people
which egyptian leader was known for having a cult of personality
Gamal Abdul Nasser
name the two major religious cleavages which have created violence throughout India's history
hinduism and islam
use of public office and or funds for personal financial gain is known as
if a good is non-excludable, people are tempted to not contribute and enjoy it anyway. This is known as ____ "
"free rider" problem
what is one reason given to be hopeful for nigeria?
peaceful transfer of power/possible permanenece of a two party competition/improved electoral process
who founded islam
the offer of gifts, jobs, and or public services in exchange for political support is known as
the idea that political parties must mold their strategies to the more moderate voters is known as
what are the two major sects of islam?
sunni and shi'a (what are the difference?)
which institution held power during Egypt's transition after the fall of Mubarak?
what type of electoral system is used by Brazil's chamber of deputies?
open-list proportional representation
who was elected in egypt's 2014 presidential election
when an abundant non-renewable natural resource undermines economic development and political stability is known as a
which arab country had the only successful democratic transition during the arab spring
using nigeria as an example, what often creates ethnically fragmented nation-states
name one reason given in "exploring non-western democracy" to explore non-western democracy?
discontent with political parties/corruption/income inequality
those seeking to apply islamic principles and interpretations to policies are known as