Concepts of Politics: Power, Government, Society

Claims Society Politics Government Sovereignty(citizenship) The stats Power Claims Empirical = factual claims pointing to actual evidence Normative = evaluative (moral evaluation) Combination of both in all claims about politics, etc. Make a balance of both Society 2 or more people developing/having a social relationship with each other voluntary & spontaneous you create societies with…

Conservatism: Traditional, Neo-Conservatism, Individualist

Conservatism Classical Conservatism Contemporary North America Conservatism Traditional Conservatism Individualist Conservatism Neo-Conservatism Social/Religious Conservatism Key Ideas Differences between early or classical conservatives and self-proclaimed conservatives of recent years Opposed to “social engineering” of society by society, social groups, or government Humans are imperfect & no structure can make them perfect Government has very limited or…

Liberalism: Classical, Reform, Contemporary

Liberalism Classical Liberalism 1700s-1800s Locke & Smith Reform Liberalism 1800s-1900s Mill & Green Contemporary Liberalism 1930s- Keynes (1930s) & Rawls (1970s) Key Ideas Personal freedom – freedom from coercion Limited government – state serves & performs limited functions Equality of right – everyone must abide by laws, which must be applied equally and impartially Consent…

Understanding the Theories of Attraction and Mate Selection

Theory Who? Main Concepts Relationships Related Theoretical Perspective Natural Selection Evolutionary psychologists -women prefer to mate with men who would be good fathers and who would stay around to be good providers -men preferred to mate with women who could bear healthy babies who could feed their children -could apply to any given relationship; especially…

Polypropylene: Properties, Uses, Dangers

Physical Properties Amorphous Density: 0.85 g/cm3 [1] Crystalline Density: 0.95 g/cm3  [2] Melting Point of 320°F (160°C) Doesn’t Soak up water (good for uses around moisture) Chemical Properties Very strong against corrosion; doesn’t react with chemicals like alkaline substances, acids, etc. Low flammability Poor UV resistance Structural Formula Functional Groups Polypropylene contains a carbon backbone…

Differences and Similarities Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration

Two Types of Anaerobic Respiration Lactic Acid Fermentation Reactants: Pyruvate and NADH Products: NAD+ and lactate (lactic acid) Occurs in Muscle cells and micro-organisms Alcohol Fermentation Reactants: Pyruvate Products: Ethanol and CO2 (waste) Occurs in Yeasts and some bacteria Aerobic Respiration Anaerobic Respiration Similarities Both processes begin with the breakdown of sugar (glucose) Both processes…